Mr Georgi Simeonov, Managing Director of Oberthur Fiduciaire AD, the joint venture between the Bulgaria National Bank Print Works and Oberthur Fiduciaire (OFAD), has released the following statement in response to the news at the recent High Security Conference in Malta that the Bulgarian National Bank has been awarded “ Best New Banknote” for the revised 100 Lev banknote .
“OFAD sends its congratulations to the Bulgarian National Bank for this great award and is proud to have played its part in designing and producing the new 100 Lev which combines some of the most modern printed banknote security features as well as showcasing Bulgaria ‘s 21 century outlook and perspective”
Oberthur Fiduciaire and Kurz have announced that they will be co-operating on the development and promotion of window based, and other related, security features in the future.
Commenting on this news, Thomas Savare, CEO, said that this collaboration demonstrated Oberthur’s, and VHP Security Paper’s, desire to provide its customers with leading edge, windowed based security features and to explore the potential for this platform in the future. In turn, Peter Muehlfelder of Kurz, said his company welcomed the opportunity of working with one of the industry’s leading companies in this important area of security feature development “