De La Rue confirms its support for new €20 banknote

Basingstoke; 15th October 2015. De La Rue confirms its support for new €20 banknote by signing the memorandum of understanding on the adaptation of banknote equipment as initiated by the European Central Bank

Earlier this summer, on the 23rd July 2015, De La Rue attended and participated in the signing of the memorandum of understanding on the adaptation of banknote equipment to the new €20 banknote as initiated by the European Central Bank (ECB). Also in attendance for the signing were relevant European industry associations, banknote equipment manufacturers and other partners.

De La Rue’s signing of this memorandum demonstrates an ongoing commitment to the ECB and Euro currency with their confirmed assistance to ensure machines and devices are ready to accept the new €20 banknote as of 25 November 2015.

For more information and to see a list of all organisations that signed the memorandum, please click here.

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About De La Rue plc:

De La Rue is the world’s largest commercial banknote printer and passport manufacturer and is a trusted partner of governments, central banks and commercial organisations around the world.

De La Rue also produces a wide range of other security products, including tax stamps, authentication labels and identity documents and manufactures high speed cash sorting and banknote inspection equipment.

De La Rue’s Currency division provides customers with a full range of sophisticated products and services which are available either individually or as a whole. This includes design, production of security components, manufacture of paper and polymer substrates and printing of banknotes.

Within the Solutions division, a similar integrated offering from design to manufacture is available. In addition De La Rue offers a range of specialist services and software solutions including government identity schemes, product authentication systems and cash management processing solutions.

In recent years De La Rue has been involved in the production of over 150 national currencies, and passports or identity systems for over 65 countries.

De La Rue employs approximately 4,000 people worldwide and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

www.delarue.com

For information:

Philippa Lambert
Marketing Manager
[email protected]
tel: +44 (0) 1256 605331
mobile: +44 (0) 7776 164 170

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