Victoria Cleland, Chief Cashier, Bank of England officially opened Innovia Films’ new Bubble 8, Clarity™C line at their UK Wigton site.
Mr Rory Stewart MP formally opened the plant on September 9th, 2016.
Innovia is an advanced polymer solutions provider delivering to customers in over 100 countries a combination of enhanced security and brand protection; improved manufacturing performance and functionality for their processes and products; lower costs; and reduced environmental impact.
The Innovia Group is technology-led with world leading R&D from two dedicated centres and over 60 scientists worldwide, most of whom are PHDs or graduates. Manufacturing processes are proprietary based on unique in-house engineering expertise producing a highly differentiated product portfolio. Innovia has long standing customer relationships with strong global leadership positions in its niche target markets around the world. Foremost amongst these is the market for production and printing of polymer banknote substrate. Innovia has produced close to 50 billion polymer banknotes across 24 different countries which represent more than 99% of all the polymer banknotes ever made in the world.
We are headquartered in Cumbria, UK and across our business export well over 90% of what we produce. We are proud to be an integral part of the local communities where we operate while delighting customers across the world.
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The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has today unveiled the design of the new £5 banknote to be issued on Guardian® polymer banknote substrate.
Speech given by Innovia Group CEO, Mark Robertshaw at the official opening of Innovia Films' Bubble 8 Clarity C line in Wigton, UK on 6th November 2015.
Innovia, the world’s leading provider of technologically advanced polymer banknotes, is today proud to open its new start-of-the-art high security polymer banknote plant at its Wigton site in Cumbria.
Innovia Group has secured a partnership with Rolling Optics, a high tech firm based in Stockholm, Sweden.
Verus™ H is a portable, handheld device that has been developed to authenticate Guardian® polymer banknotes based on Clarity™C base film.
Innovia has today completed the transaction to sell its Cellophane business and assets to Futamura Chemicals Co., Ltd.
Innovia Films is a leading global manufacturer of highly differentiated speciality products supplied into the packaging, labels, tobacco overwrap and securities markets - Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) films.
Innovia Security is the supplier of Guardian®, the world's most sophisticated banknote substrate which is currently issued on 80 denominations in 24 countries worldwide.
Innovia Systems was created to market and sell a range of technical solutions for the validation and verification of Guardian® based banknotes. Their strategic focus is on the authenticity of polymer banknotes and the quality of banknotes in circulation.
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