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Louisenthal wins IACA “Best House Note Award 2017”

In an international field of high caliber finalists, Louisenthals` RollingStar® LEAD and RollingStar® Registered thread integrated “Water” design took out the coveted International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA) Best House Note Award. The Awards are a highlight of the Currency Conference program held in Kuala Lumpur 14-17 May 2017, and announced at the prestigious Gala Dinner on 17 May. Clemens Berger, designated Chairman of the Board of Directors of Louisenthal, accepted the Award from Eugenie Foster, IACA Executive Director.

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Currency News (May 2016)

Currency News – Special Issues, Banknote 2016

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Currency News (February 2016)

Industry Accolade for New 1,000 Baht

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Currency News (December 2015)

Pioneering Secure Window Technology in Banknote Paper

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Currency News (July 2014)

Harmony Meets Security: Bank of Thailand’s new 500 Baht

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50 Years of Louisenthal

On May 5, 1964, exactly 50 years ago to the day, Louisenthal, the leading producer of banknote paper, security paper, and security elements was founded as a subsidiary of Munich-based Giesecke & Devrient (G&D). Over the course of those 50 years, Louisenthal has grown to become an international producer of substrates and foils, supplying more than 100 countries from its sites in Gmund am Tegernsee and Königstein near Dresden.

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G&D press release: Louisenthal Wins Industry Award for “Best New Currency Feature”

The IACA Award for “Best New Currency Feature”, presented at the Banknote Conference 2014, went to Giesecke & Devrient’s substrate and foil maker Louisenthal for its RollingStar® security thread in the 100 Dirham note which was issued in Morocco in September 2013 and is the first RollingStar® note in circulation. The International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA) is the industry’s biggest trade association and has been presenting its industry awards since 2007.

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Currency News (March 2014)

Bank of Morocco Issues World`s First RollingStar Security Thread

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Louisenthal Expands Foil Facility and Triples Capacity

After a construction period of approximately one year, the new production facility for high-security threads and foils was officially commissioned yesterday evening. Louisenthal invested some 30 million euros in the environmentally friendly expansion of its production capacity. Since foil production commenced in 2003, capacity has been almost tripled to 20 million square meters a year. Buoyant sales of high-security features have led to the creation of 50 new jobs at the site.

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Dr. Alfred Kraxenberger to assume responsibility for technology on Louisenthal Management Board

Dr. Alfred Kraxenberger is joining the Management Board at Louisenthal as of January 1, 2013, and will fill the newly created position responsible for technology and innovation. His remit will include research and development, the provision of technology for three plants, and project management relating to the industrialisation of new products.

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Management changes at Louisenthal

From March 2, Dr. Wolfram Seidemann and Guido Koller, the company’s Managing Director for finance, purchasing, and HR, will also assume production and engineering responsibility for the paper mill.

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Change in the Management Board at the Louisenthal Paper Mill and Foil Plant

Dr. Wolfram Seidemann has been appointed with effect from January 1, 2012 to the Management Board of Papierfabrik Louisenthal GmbH, where he will be taking over as CEO. In this position, he will be responsible for the Product Management, Marketing, and Sales units of the technology company based in Tegernsee/Germany. This appointment sees Seidemann taking over from Michael Böhm, who retired at the end of 2011, but who will still be active for the company in a consultative capacity.

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Security feature developed by Louisenthal wins award at Currency Conference

Louisenthal’s varifeye® Magic ‘banknote window’ received a prize in the Best New Currency Feature category.

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varifeye® Magic in Kazakhstan’s 1000 Tenge Banknote

The world’s first banknote featuring Louisenthal’s Moiré Magnifier feature.
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New banknote paper machine goes into operation in Königstein

Only 19 months after construction work started at the Papierfabrik Louisenthal paper mill in Königstein, the new cylinder mold machine officially went online today, precisely on schedule.

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Currency Conference 2017

The Currency Conference brings together the key officials in the currency issuing and distribution departments of the Central Banks and Monetary Authorities, the printing works, and the leading industry suppliers to the industry from around the world to share experiences and to network with each other in a secure and engaging environment.

 

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Image Brochure

Our image brochure contains all important information about Louisenthal and its offerings.
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Synthec Product Brochure

Synthec is the enhanced durable banknote substrate for improved quality throughout the banknote’s lifetime.
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LongLife Product Brochure

LongLife is the durable banknote substrate for improved quality lifetime.
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Hybrid Product Brochure

Hybrid brings the advantages of paper banknotes and polymer banknotes together in an innovative combination of protective polyester film around a cotton fiber core.
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