Gietz Invests in Vinfoil

Supplier of hot-stamping machinery, Gietz, has announced it has invested strategic venture capital in the Netherlands-based Vinfoil in order to strengthen the long- term stability of the company and its product portfolio.

Company - March 28, 2024 midnight

Crane to Acquire OpSec

US-based Crane NXT, whose subsidiaries include Crane Currency, Crane Authentication and Crane Payment Innovations, has announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Investcorp Technology Partners to acquire OpSec Security for $270 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments.

Free - March 28, 2024 midnight

IQ Structures Fuses Sound and Vision

Vinyl records have experienced a resurgence in popularity in recent years, fuelled by a renewed appreciation of analogue sound quality and tangible music experiences. Amidst this resurgence, IQ Structures has unveiled an innovation in vinyl record production: IQ Vinyl.

Technical Features - March 28, 2024 midnight

Packaging Solutions from India Point to More Sustainable Holography

Uflex is India’s largest multinational working in flexible packaging materials. It is a global polymer science company with a turnover of $1.7 billion, and is one of India’s leading providers of holographic solutions used in brand protection, brand enhancement and anti-counterfeiting across a range of industries.

Free - February 20, 2024 midnight

Gietz Gets New Management Team

In a strategic move aimed at steering Gietz AG towards continued success and innovation, Hansjoerg Gietz, after years of service as Managing Director, has announced the transition of leadership to Marcel Gerber – currently serving as Engineering Director – with effect from 1 January 2024.

Company - January 17, 2024 midnight

Meta’s New Sustainable Brand Protection Label

Hot from successes in the ‘Best Origination’ and ‘Best in Show’ categories at the recent International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) awards, Meta Materials is bringing its expertise in advanced materials and nanotechnology to the field of brand protection labelling, with its new product – NANO™ protect.

Company - January 17, 2024 midnight

OpSec and Investcorp Europe Acquisition Corp I Secure Investment

OpSec, provider of holographic foils, IP management and brand protection solutions, and Investcorp Europe Acquisition Corp I, a special purpose acquisition company, have announced a strategic investment from SAKATA INX Corporation in the form of unsecured convertible loan notes issued by OpSec.

Company - January 17, 2024 midnight

Holographic Testbed Gets Funding Boost

Walton Institute, based at the South East Technological University (SETU) in Waterford, Ireland, has been chosen as one of the recipients of the €16.5 million 2023 Capital Equipment Fund administered by Enterprise Ireland through the Technology Gateway and Technology Centre Programmes.

Company - December 19, 2023 midnight