Archive for October, 2010

Fortress Paper to Release Third Quarter 2010 Earnings

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Oct. 26, 2010) – NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Fortress Paper Ltd. (TSX:FTP) (“Fortress Paper” or the “Corporation”) announced today that it intends to release its third quarter financial results for the period ended September 30th, 2010 after the close of […]

Helpful Holograms

Security features are typically embedded in security documents to prevent them from being forged. From watermarks and security threads on banknotes to radio chips and security paper in electronic passports, these security devices are a benchmark in the fight against counterfeiting. One of the more recent security features making an impact on today’s secure documents […]

Bulgarian PM Receives Award For Counterfeit Crackdown

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov was presented with a special award from Europol this weekend for his role in eliminating a counterfeit ring earlier this month. The counterfeiters, who were set up in a small shop near a pig farm in Central Bulgaria, possessed highly sophisticated forging equipment and were printing fake euro and US […]

Estonia Launches Video Campaigns In Preparation of Adopting Euro

With less than 90 days to go before Estonia converts its currency to the euro, the country has launched a series of ad campaigns depicting the currency’s unifying elements in order to prepare citizens for the changeover. The videos – which can be viewed here – also educate the Estonian public about key security features […]

CBN To Redesign Banknotes

On the heels of a new N50 commemorative note, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced its plans to redesign the country’s banknote series this year. Citing the new design as a way to reduce costs and enhance security, the currency changes mark the first full banknote overhaul in the African country since 1973 when […]