Crane Acquire OpSec

Crane NXT, whose subsidiaries include Crane Currency, Crane Authentication and Crane Payment Innovations, has announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Investcorp Technology Partners to acquire the optical technologies and brand protection specialist OpSec Security for $270 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments.

Companies - March 28, 2024 midnight

Casa De Moneda’s Third Patent Plate

The Third Patent Plate is a technological solution that combines physical and digital security measures on a self-adhesive label, applied to the inside of a vehicle’s windshield.

Companies - March 15, 2024 midnight

Fighting Falsified Medicines – The Novartis Way

Continuing our series of articles on the strategic perspectives of leading brands in their fight against fakes, this month we turn our attention to Novartis, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, and the fourth largest in terms of revenue in 2022.

Companies - February 23, 2024 midnight

Meta Launches NANO Protect for Authentication

Meta Materials, working on advanced materials and nanotechnology, now releases its new product – NANO™ protect. With this, META has enhanced its authentication portfolio – NANO™ protect and LiveOptik® for brand protection and LumaChrome and QUANTUM™ Stripe for banknotes.

Companies - February 23, 2024 midnight

From State Printer to Digital Powerhouse – The Story of Peruri

Founded in 1971, Perum Peruri (trade name Peruri) was originally known as the ‘money-printing public corporation of the Republic of Indonesia’. Its main task was to print rupiah banknotes as well as other state-owned security documents, including excise stamps, passports, and land documents.

Companies - December 13, 2023 midnight

Ferrari Rewards Public for Reporting Fakes

Ferrari has launched a public reward scheme to crack down on counterfeit products carrying its iconic branding. The scheme involves offering Ferrari gifts to individuals who report products that may be counterfeit or in violation of Ferrari trademarks.

Companies - December 13, 2023 midnight

OpSec Group Expands Brand Enhancement Offering

OpSec Group has completed the acquisition of Global Trim Sales, Inc, a provider of premium trim to the fashion and apparel industry, based in California. This acquisition will extend the OpSec brand enhancement offering in the consumer goods and sports industries.

Companies - November 24, 2023 midnight

TOPPAN Showcases Smart NFC Packaging Solutions

During the recent Luxe Pack Monaco trade show for creative packaging, TOPPAN showcased a range of NFC solutions, including its new NFC tag for contactless detection of the volume of liquid inside a container, targeting the cosmetics, medical, pharmaceutical, and liquor industries.

Companies - October 31, 2023 midnight