Solutions for brands, banknotes and documents

For brands: Decorative protection & functionality

A leader in the security elements industry for over 40 years, KURZ is a pioneer in combining decoration, security, function and interaction. We use the pooled expertise of our innovation specialists at OVD Kinegram for the management of light, PolyIC for printed electronics, KURZDIGITAL for digital software solutions and development, and KURZ for metallic finishes, decoration, and security elements.

Discover new horizons that stretch far beyond simple decoration and ideas that connect decoration with function. Create added value - for yourself and your customers.  Do this with unique optical brand protection solutions using proprietary technologies to create a positive user experience and ultimately, brand protection.

Or link visual elements such as optical variable devices (OVDs), logos, codes or serial numbers with digital solutions for product authentication, track & trace or loyalty programs, anti-counterfeiting, via smart device or smartphone.

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TRUSTCONCEPT® - Communication software

Creating a consumer experience in the digital world

An optical security feature (optical variable device) merged with software - that is referred to as KURZ TRUSTCONCEPT®. TRUSTCONCEPT® is the combination of our TRUSTSEAL® foil technologies and TRUSTCODE® software solutions creating a unique and interactive user experience.  This package provides an appealing and complete solution for brand protection, promotion, and integrity, product enhancement, anti-counterfeiting and diversion, and opens up a direct line of communication for your customers. We link the visual effects to information technology opening up new opportunities for branding, marketing, and data analysis - creating an added value for you and your customers.

Brand protection and communication is becoming evermore important and in most cases is a requirement in today's high speed markets. As a leading provider of brand security and decoration we offer you a quick and easy way for identification and communication with any smart device or smartphone.

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TRUSTCODE® Identification

KURZ has developed a fast and simple solution for brand protection, enhancement, and product identification with our TRUSTCODE® software designed by our KURZDIGITAL team.

Select from the latest advanced security features including unique encrypted QR codes, variable data, and serialization. Additionally, choose from the advanced TRUSTSEAL® options to protect your products with unique optical security features.

KURZ gives you the control you require!


Modular Solutions for Revenue Protection

Tax stamps secure revenue, protect products and raise consumer's confidence in excisable goods. KURZ' modular solutions for revenue protection offer a wide range of added value options to tax authorities and security printing companies.

The connection of tax stamps to the virtual world enables additional, valuable functionality such as:

  • Track & Trace
  • Validation
  • Code checks
  • Educational programs
  • and many more

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Banknote Security by KURZ

For over 30 years, KURZ has been the world's leading provider of banknote security foils and foil technology. Central Banks in more than 80 countries have placed their trust in KURZ to secure their currencies against counterfeiting threats, and enhance the optical attractiveness of their banknotes. The proprietary KINEGRAM® optical technology, developed by KURZ subsidiary OVD Kinegram, and our strong innovative capacity are setting the benchmarks for highly sophisticated and successful security features.

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Leading the way in banknote security

Continued investment in research and development and the intense exchange with customers put KURZ at the forefront of the banknote industry and allow for game-changing innovations. Peter Mühlfelder, head of KURZ's Banknote Security division, explains the company's powerful position in a recent interview.

Government Documents

OVD Kinegram, subsidiary of KURZ in Switzerland and inventor of the KINEGRAM® optical technology for security foils, is the global leader in the supply of high security foil devices to protect government-issued documents, such as passports or ID cards. Champion of the industry for over 30 years, OVD Kinegram's latest innovations focus on the unique integration of digital and physical security technologies as well as smartphone-based digital document verification.

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Printed functionalities