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3S security label grabs PrintStars award

October 18, 2013

The prize was awarded for the OTF security label, specifically developed to protect high security devices and premium packaging.

3S Simons Security Systems received the Bronze Award in the "Packaging and Labeling" category at this year's PrintStars 2013 award ceremony. This prize was given to 3S in recognition of its outstanding OTF security label specifically developed to protect high security devices and premium packaging used for quality products and food.

The security label also protects online terminals used for cashless payment transactions as well as top quality watches, jewelry, fragrance products and electronic devices from unauthorized access or manipulation. It is based on Secure-ID technology and can be completely removed without leaving any residue behind. In contrast to void films, adhesive residues which might contaminate the protected device are avoided. Fressnapf Tiernahrungs GmbH, a supplier of pet food and supplies, is one of 3S' customers who uses the OTF security label in its German stores to secure its online terminals for cashless transactions against unauthorized access.

The anti-counterfeit technology specialist from Westphalia also succeeded at last year's PrintStars competition: 3S received the Bronze Award for its security labels produced for the testing equipment manufacturer INGUN. Moreover, it was nominated for the Print and Media Awards 2013 in the "The most innovative company of the year" category.

"The seamless protection of high security devices and premium products is becoming an increasingly important area of interest for manufacturers, distributors and consumers," says Rolf Simons, managing director of 3S Simons Security Systems GmbH. "The PrintStars Award emphasizes our claim to develop innovative and high quality products designed to prevent counterfeiting and tampering."

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