Excise Stamps

Smurfit Kappa Security Concepts has a unique blend of security printing experience and technology solutions for Tax Stamp Programmes. Smurfit Kappa Security Concepts has designed and printed Tobacco Tax Stamps for the Irish Revenue Commissioners including numerous new upgrades to stay ahead of would be counterfeiters and Forgers since 1996.

  • The stamps which have stood the test of time include multi layered security features
  • Unique serial numbering and encoding for Track and Trace
  • Machine readable security inks for verification
  • Nautilus Hidden Image technologies for ease of verification
  • Amgraf security design features such as Log Dot and micro text anticopy techniques
  • Mobile Phone apps for verification

Certificates and Vouchers

Smurfit Kappa Security Concepts designs, prints and produces high security certificates and retail vouchers. With vouchers being a cash equivalent, and certificates often containing personal and commercial information both are at risk of counterfeit or fraudulent attempts for financial gain. Using our security printing expertise, vouchers and certificates are produced using the latest design and printing security features.

In addition, Smurfit Kappa Security Concepts also designs and prints:

  • Certificates such as companies registration certificates, Citizenship Certificates, Work Permits
  • Retail vouchers and other value vouchers
  • Prescription pads
  • State benefit books
  • Certificates of authenticity

Motor Tax Discs

Smurfit Kappa Security Concepts has printed Irish Government Motor Tax Discs and other car related certificates since 2008. These are high value documents requiring the latest anti-counterfeit features such as:

  • Screen Printed Optically Variable Ink feature(OVI) for level 1 verification
  • Guilloche Rainbow printed patterns to prevent reproduction
  • Logo Dot / Nano Dot anti-copy feature
  • Serial numbering for auditrack purposes
  • Invisible UV printing
  • Micro text

Bank Cheques

Cheques and drafts continue to be key payment methods in many parts of world. However cheque materials remain vulnerable to fraudulent interference, making the secure design and print delivered by Smurfit Kappa Security Concepts critical.

We work closely with Governments and advise financial institutions to ensure cheque production and processing procedures are completely secure. Smurfit Kappa Security Concepts can advise on all stages from design, to print, to secure distribution. Smurfit Kappa Security Concepts is fully accredited to APACS standards for the supply of Banking Documents.