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Foil portfolio


The unparalleled variety of optical effects combined with the multi-level security offered by KINEGRAM foil solutions is unreached by any other security feature.

KINEGRAM foils from KURZ

  • may be applied as patch, continuous stripe, registered stripe or window stripe solution
  • are now also offered as a security thread
  • can be applied in the papermill or in the printing plant
  • are compatible with all state-of-the-art foil application machines in the banknote market
  • may incorporate overt (L1), covert (L2), and forensic (L3) security all in one feature
  • work with any type of banknote substrate
  • have virtually endless design opportunities
  • are proven by experts to be extremely hard to counterfeit

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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