Top Companies Report

9. SICPA Holding SA


9. SICPA Holding SA
Avenue de Florissant 41
1008 Prilly, Switzerland
Tel: +41 21-627-5555
Fax: +41 21-627-5727

Sales: In excess of $400 million (Ink World estimate)

Major Products: Security inks and features for intaglio, offset, screen, gravure, flexo and inkjet printing of banknotes and value documents. Providers and integrators of security systems for product protection and excise tax enhancement. OVI for securing banknotes and identity documents. SICPA OASIS for value documents and product protection applications. SICPA Secure Trail system for product authentication and secure track and trace.

Key Personnel: Maurice A. Amon and Philippe Amon, executive co-chairmen; Dr. Anton Bleikolm, managing director.

Number of Employees: More than 2,200.

Comments: SICPA Holding S.A. is the leading global provider of security inks and solutions for most of the world’s banknotes, as well as a wide range of documents, including passports, transport tickets, plastic cards and lottery scratch cards. The company has offices and manufacturing sites in 26 locations on five continents, and is the trusted technical advisor to central banks and banknote printers for selecting and integrating security features into upgraded and new banknote series.

SICPA has leveraged its expertise in developing inks and solutions for banknotes and value documents into integrated security systems to help combat counterfeiting and illicit trade of all kinds of products. These systems utilize SICPA’s security ink technology with innovative information technology that tracks the product from manufacture to final point of sale.