Springfield, VA 22153
Phone: (703) 455-8050
Fax: (703) 450-4518
Sales: $60 million (Ink World estimate).
Key Personnel: Jane Holl Lute, CEO; Alex Spelman, SICPA VP and director of business development; Tom Jay, sales director, North America; Esmeralda Krahn, purchasing director.
Major Products: Proprietary security inks for intaglio, offset, screen, flexo, gravure and inkjet security printing applications. Providers of integrated and customized security and compliance solutions for brand protection.
Operating Facilities: Springfield, VA; Fort Worth, TX; Carol Stream, IL; Vaudreuil-Dorrian, Quebec.
Comments: SICPA S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland, is the leading producer of security inks and other measures for documents and consumer brands throughout the world, with estimated sales of $400 million during 2018. SICPA Securink Corporation, SICPA S.A.’s North American subsidiary, is the leading security ink producer in North America. In addition to its inks for currency and security documents, the company has leveraged its expertise into brand security and packaging.
SICPA’s expertise goes beyond currency and tax stamps, passports and security documents, and packaging. SICPA recently announced a new election security solution that the company has developed in conjunction with Guardtime, which will provide blockchain-enabled protection of voter registries.
“We must help our state and local election officials by making more tools available for them to continue to strengthen and safeguard the election process,” said Jane Holl Lute, SICPA North America president and CEO. “SICPA is excited to leverage our decades-long experience in providing unparalleled security for banknotes, identity documents, and other regulated products to help ensure that sensitive voter information is protected and the integrity of the voting process enhanced.”