Peter Mühlfelder is a new board member of the International Currency Association
Kurz, a leading supplier of foil-based security solutions for banknotes, is a founding member of the ICA, which was formally established in 2016. The aim of this association, which primarily represents currency printers and their suppliers as well as further service providers, is to lend a strong voice to the currency industry and to offer a collective platform.
“I am honored, and very much look forward to this new task,” says Peter Mühlfelder. “Kurz has been an important contributor to the security and aesthetics of banknotes for many years. Building on this experience, we can effectively support the ICA in highlighting the importance of cash, presenting and promoting its advantages, and increasing trust in currencies worldwide.”
LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & Co. KG
KURZ is the world’s leading supplier of foil-based security elements for banknotes and trusted partner of many leading central banks. Issuing authorities and banknote printers in over 80 countries have placed their trust in KINEGRAM® features from KURZ, to secure their banknotes against counterfeiting threats and enhance their optical attractiveness. In the area of banknote security, OVD Kinegram, member of the KURZ Group since 1999 and inventor of the KINEGRAM® security element, supports the technological advancement. Moreover, KURZ is the global market leader in many other areas of hot stamping technology and foil-based optically variable security features. KURZ provides complete solutions that include foil delivery, project consultancy, machine and stamping die technology. With 4,900 employees and more than 120 years of company history, KURZ continues to be family owned.