Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, SICPA is a trusted provider of secured identification, traceability and authentication solutions to central banks, governments and security printers. High-technology security inks are at the core of the company’s expertise, protecting the majority of the world’s banknotes, security and value documents from the threats of counterfeiting and fraud.
SICPA material-based technologies enable multi-level authentication of security documents including passports, birth certificates, visas and driving licences. Other documents protected with security inks include tax banderoles, cheques, bank certificates, tickets and product labels.
As a leader in key security businesses, SICPA also combines ink-based features with sophisticated identification and verification systems to offer fully integrated solutions designed for effective passport protection, control and data management at border crossings.
Operating on five continents, SICPA is an international company providing innovative technologies and services to most nations worldwide.