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Polymer Banknotes

Our Expertise

We can support governments and central banks looking to introduce polymer banknotes, helping them develop a fact based case for change and a compelling public education campaign. We supply end-to-end delivery of Polymer banknotes, covering everything from R&D and design through to manufacture and printing.

What We Offer

De La Rue is the only supplier to produce the polymer substrate and the finished banknote. Since introducing our Safeguard® polymer in December 2012, 14 authorities have launched Safeguard® across 17 denominations.

  • We are with you every step of the way – offering a fully managed end-to-end service that provides support from feature selection, banknote design, cash industry engagement, effective public education through to life cycle analysis and end of life disposal
  • We work in partnership with our customers - from start to finish we will support and enable you to deliver a highly successful launch and have a proven track record of delivery. Some of the outstanding designs delivered by De La Rue include the Maldives polymer banknotes launched in 2016 and the Fijian $5 note launched in 2012
  • De La Rue is uniquely able to deliver both paper and polymer banknotes, allowing us to advise and work with our customers to determine which substrate is the right solution for their denominations