KINEGRAM and KURZ

The Best Choice for Banknote Security

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+49 911 71 41 9653

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+49 911 71 41 9242

or write an e-mail to:
banknote.security@kurz.de

KINEGRAM Foils for Banknotes

KINEGRAM foils from KURZ are the most sophisticated and advanced security features for banknotes, proven in circulation on billions of banknotes around the globe.

KURZ together with its subsidiary OVD Kinegram is the world’s leading supplier of innovative foil-based security features, with an unparalleled number of reference denominations, and the Partner of choice for leading Central Banks around the globe.

The proprietary, non-holographic KINEGRAM technology puts major barriers in the way of the counterfeiter and enables the production of unique optical effects that are unreached by any other security feature on the market.

KURZ and the KINEGRAM have won multiple awards for superior security, design and customer service. We are a trusted partner of leading Central Banks, banknote printers and substrate producers, creating unique and individually customized solutions for every single project.


“KURZ and OVD Kinegram have great products and innovations which in my opinion are the gold standard.”

Dr Mark Deakes, Director of Optical and Authentic Technologies for Reconnaissance International


Interview with MD Peter Muehlfelder

News

New Australian $100 Banknote with KINEGRAM ZERO.ZERO

The Australian Reserve Bank has announced the new $100 banknote will be released into general circulation on 29 October 2020. The new banknotes have been in production since mid-2019 and will soon be distributed ahead of their release into general circulation.

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EU Court Opinion: Cash must be accepted as legal tender for transactions

Since the birth of the single European currency, the principle that euro banknotes and coins are legal tender has been enshrined in the EU Treaty. Unfortunately, during the Coronavirus pandemic, fake news about a link between cash and the covid-19 virus has scared many retailers.

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New European Commission Strategy: Cash is a public good and must be accepted by retailers

In the European Commission’s Communication on a Retail Payments Strategy, the European Union’s executive has underlined the importance of cash as a public good – stating that “Cash is a means of payment that offers instant settlement in face-to-face transactions, without any technical infrastructure. It is still the only form of money individuals can hold directly. As such, it should remain widely accessible and accepted.”

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