Sekuworks, a narrow web converter specializing in brand protection, has announced its acquisition of Northern Bank Note Company, a 116-year-old secured document printing company.
Northern Bank Note, located in Cincinnati, OH, USA, is a financial security printer of stock certificates and intaglio printed documents. Its capabilities provide protection against fraudulent duplication of documents. In operation since 1891, Northern Bank Note is one of only a few security printers capable of intaglio and security printing. Its customer base includes companies and banks such as Daimler Benz, Jefferson Smurfit, Nokia and Telefonos de Mexico.
“The acquisition of Northern Bank Note is a logical ‘next step’ in broadening our scope of offerings in the secure brand and document solution market,” says Joe Schutte, CEO and president of Sekuworks. “It is a natural addition for Sekuworks as Northern provides synergies and technologies compatible to both our current and future market objectives. The integration of Sekuworks technologies and Northern Bank Note’s broad depth of experience will take secure documents to an unprecedented level of security, making our world a safer place to live.”
Sekuworks, headquartered in Harrison, OH, USA, is a NASPO Class One Certified full service global brand protection company. Sekuworks’ brand protection capabilities include security consulting, technologies and information systems, mass serialization/track and trace, investigation and enforcement, and security printing utilizing the patented Sekuweb technology.