Proven Polymer Integration: De La Rue has launched the latest Safeguard® development of holographic foil in the clear window of its polymer substrate at the Banknote Conference in Washington this week.
Following the very successful introduction of De La Rue’s Safeguard® polymer less than 4 years ago, further levels of security are now available with the incorporation of holographic foils.
The stunning new Barn Owl house note has been designed to showcase the best of both Safeguard® and holographic design. Using Advanced Image Plane (formerly Classical) holography, the Depth™ Image hologram on the house note illustrates all the clarity, colour, movement and true depth achievable on a polymer substrate. The foil placed in the curved window delivers a highly aesthetic design that is clearly visible from both sides of the note.
Unique to De La Rue is the ability to integrate the different elements into the overall banknote design – from gravure to foil to print. When developing the new Owl house note, De La Rue’s substrate, holographic and print teams worked collectively to ensure harmonious integration of all the features into the overall note design. We believe that the result is a truly beautiful, highly secure and complex design.
De La Rue is the only supplier to produce both the polymer substrate and the finished banknotes. It is also the only supplier to produce both paper and polymer notes, allowing us to offer unbiased and data driven advice on which substrate is most suitable. Offering a fully managed end-to-end solution for paper or polymer banknotes, De La Rue is with you every step of the way. If you are at the Conference, come and visit us on stand (number 17) or in the Longworth Room to learn more.
Safeguard® is a registered trademark and Depth™ Image is a trademark of De La Rue International Limited
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Clare Lloyd Williams
Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: +44 (0) 1256 605000
About De La Rue:
De La Rue is a leading commercial banknote printer, security paper maker and provider of security products and software solutions and, as a trusted partner of governments, central banks and commercial organisations around the world, is at the forefront of the battle against the counterfeiter.
As the world’s largest commercial banknote printer, De La Rue provides customers with a fully integrated range of sophisticated products and services which are available either individually or as a whole. This includes a leading design capability, production of innovative security components, manufacture of security paper and polymer substrates and sophisticated printing of banknotes, all contributing to trust in the integrity of currencies.
De La Rue is the world’s largest commercial passport manufacturer in an environment of increasing global concern over security at national boundaries and border control. De La Rue also produces a wide range of other security products, including tax stamps for governments who are seeking to combat illicit trade and collect excise duties. Other products include authentication labels, assuring purchasers of product validity, and government identity documents. In addition the Group manufactures high speed cash sorting and banknote inspection equipment.
De La Rue also provides a range of specialist services and software solutions including government identity schemes, product authentication systems and cash management processing solutions.
De La Rue is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LON:DLAR).