IACA is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 IACA Excellence in Currency Technical Awards

Best Feature or Product

• Monetary Authority of Singapore/Innovia Security Pty Ltd – $10 and $50 notes with see-through, substrate embedded, lens-based security stripes on Guardian polymer substrate

• European Central Bank/Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co KG – €20 (Europa series) featuring “portrait window”

• National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan Banknote Factory/Lanqart AG – 20,000 tenge banknote on Durasafe substrate

Best New Currency Innovation

• Giesecke & Devrient – cash processing security suite that enables maintenance to progress to a predictive model

• KBA-NotaSys – automated plate-clamping device to allow printers to introduce new and innovative features in offset designs

• China Banknote Printing and Minting – double sided simultaneous intaglio printing technology.

IACA Excellence in Currency Technical Award Winners!!

Best New Currency Feature or Product

Monetary Authority of Singapore for $10 & $50 notes with lens based security stripes on Guardian Polymer substrate

Innovia Security Pty Ltd for $10 & $50 notes with lens based security stripes on Guardian Polymer substrate

Best New Currency Innovation

KBA Notasys for Automated plate-clamping device that  will allow printers to introduce new & innovative features in offset design.

Thanks to our Panelists who led the Interactive Discussion at Banknote 2016.

Deputy Governor Francois Groepe of the South African Reserve Bank

Jon Cameron, Associate Director US Mint

Doug Mennie, President and  Tomasz Jagielinski  V.P. Technology , Cummins Allison

The topic was “How central banks, finance ministries, and cash industry suppliers engage effectively with their stakeholders, including the tools that organizations use to reach the broad pool of stakeholders in the currency cycle.”

Their presentations will be posted to the e-library when we have them available.