Our partners are leading suppliers in the banknote printing industry. Their experience and expertise in matters pertaining to banknote production and circulation management provide a strong basis for expert discussions at the World Banknote Summit.


In 2017, the following partners supported the World Banknote Summit:






Gietz AG, Switzerland, founded in 1892, is a byword for reliability in the security industry.


A pioneer in OVD transfer technology, 1986 Gietz supplied the world’s first FSA NOTA machine with hologram positioning capability overseas. As from 1990 more than 40 FSA NOTA machines were exported exclusively in the field of banknote printing. Gietz’ latest innovation within the security range is the FSA 1060 Foil Commander NOTA, closing the gap to the super-size format by applying OVD patches and stripes on banknotes of any substrate as well as official governmental documents.




Innovia Security is the supplier of Guardian®, the world's most sophisticated polymer banknote substrate currently issued on 80 denominations in 24 countries.

Our organisation is a trusted partner to Central Banks worldwide who use Guardian® to deliver transformational banknote management solutions via dramatically lower counterfeits, greater durability leading to significant cost savings, a cleaner note handling experience, and a 100% recyclable banknote.

Innovia Security is a division of Innovia Group, a market-leading supplier of specialist films based in England. Innovia Security is focused on providing exceptional quality and service delivery levels to central banks and security printers throughout the world.


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Komori Corporation, founded in 1923, is one of the world's largest manufacturers of printing machinery for banknotes...


...high security print and the commercial printing industry. Komori is a market leader for innovative design and advanced technology, providing equipment that is focused around today’s demand for flexibility, quality and productivity.


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A trusted partner and global security expert serving its clients since 1842, Oberthur Fiduciaire is one of the leading private security printers in the world... serving 70 countries. Oberthur Fiduciaire is a specialist in the design and production of banknotes, associated security features, and secure documents. Oberthur Fiduciaire’s know-how and expertise, integrity and trust, have long been recognized by central banks and governments across the world. The company is headquartered in Paris, has offices in London, and two manufacturing sites in France and in Bulgaria.







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All over the world many Central Banks, Banknote Printing Works and Mints have changed to the method of efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly disintegration of currency.


Be it coins, coin blanks, banknotes, sheets, cut-strips or any other form of securities. Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering’s know-how and past performances guarantee a project will be on time and within budgetary forecasts.

Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering with its Head Office in Venlo, the Netherlands and its regional offices Kusters Engineering India, Kusters Engineering America, Kusters Engineering Africa and Kusters Engineering CIS are member of the Syntech Group, based in the Netherlands.


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Bundesdruckerei GmbH offers IT security solutions for private companies, governments and public authorities. The company's technologies and services, all "Made in Germany", protect sensitive data, communications and infrastructures and security print products.

The solutions are rooted in the secure identification of citizens, customers, employees and systems in both the analogue and digital world. The company captures, manages and encrypts sensitive data, it produces documents and verification devices, develops software for high-security infrastructures and supplies passport and ID card systems, as well as automated border control solutions.
Bundesdruckerei also designs and produces banknotes, postage and revenue stamps as well as covered security features for these products.




Since 1919 PWPW has been implementing projects, which are strategic from the point of view of state security and its citizens. The company offers security products of the highest quality to their global customers.

The products include banknotes, documents, stamps, cards and IT solutions. The company provides comprehensive solutions to its customers.


PWPW has at its disposal a modern machinery park: own paper mill, design studio, printing house, personalization centre, electronic certification centre, R&D unit and skilled personnel in the area of IT. The company executes contracts for governmental institutions. PWPW products are present in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.


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Luminescence manufacture a wide range of inks used to produce the highest quality of banknotes. These can be intaglio, offset, screen and numbering inks for direct printing of secure features or flexo/gravure inks for printing onto banknote components such as threads, planchettes and fibres.





Logistics Partner



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Loomis International is a leading provider of international valuables/banknotes logistics services and has successfully specialized in global solutions for over 60 years.


The services provided by Loomis International include worldwide domicile/domicile shipments, charter shipments, courier services by air, customs clearance, storage, trade show logistics for international watch and jewelry trade shows as well as mining logistics. Loomis International is represented in the most important financial centers in Argentina, Austria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and USA. The company belongs to the Loomis Group with more than 21’000 employees in 21 countries.




Media Partner



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The Confidential Newsletter for Currency provides a unique and comprehensive one-stop source of information to all those involved in specifying, issuing, producing or handling currency.


In 12 information-packed issues per year, it covers all aspects of currency from cradle-to-grave with a blend of news, expert analysis, and commentary on the events, standards, companies, people and technologies shaping the evolution and development of banknotes and coins around the world.