OVD Kinegram

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Company profile

OVD Kinegram, a company based in Switzerland, is a member of the KURZ Group which is headquartered in Germany. Within the KURZ organisation, OVD Kinegram is the competence center for the governmental ID document market. The corporate mission is to turn foreseeable market needs and future technology options into customer solutions.

OVD Kinegram has accumulated over 25 years of experience in protecting documents against counterfeiting and fraud. Over 100 countries trust the KINEGRAM® and its highly sophisticated security features to protect their valuable documents and banknotes. Highly qualified engineers, physicists, designers and project managers guarantee an exceptionally durable, robust and secure product.
 Whatever document protection needs may be, OVD Kinegram offers a full range of services, including consulting, design, engineering, in-house production of security foils, application machines and after-sales service.

OVD Kinegram is a member of the ICC Counterfeiting Intelligence Bureau and is certified according to ISO 9001 for its quality management system and to ISO 14001 for its environmental management system, as well as according both CWA 15374:2005 and CWA 14641:2009 for its security management system.


KINEGRAM® is the world’s leading foil-based optical security device for the protection of government documents and banknotes.
The KINEGRAM® security element consists of a proprietary, non-holographic, vector-based technology. KINEGRAM® technology is modular and can be expanded, which means that even very disparate security technologies can be combined. This enables the currently best and most secure solutions for data protection on documents and banknotes. Experienced experts from the fields of optics, physics, chemistry and design are constantly developing new solutions to stay ahead of counterfeiters.

Today official documents and banknotes from over 100 countries are protected by KINEGRAM® technology.

Innovation and development are the essence of a technology driven security company. OVD Kinegram strives every day to be two steps ahead of the counterfeiter. A current example is the “Metal-on-Demand” technology, which as been available for the last three years. Under the brand name KINEGRAM ZERO.ZERO®, OVD Kinegram developed a special, highly secure metallizing technology, which today has become a security standard.

Well-known projects in the document and banknote sector have been improved or newly created using KINEGRAM ZERO.ZERO® technology.

 Innovation requires highly trained staff, a modern and efficient infrastructure and a politically stable and secure environment. As a Swiss based company OVD Kinegram has been developing solutions to fight counterfeiting and alteration of government issued documents and banknotes for over 30 years. 

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Application Spectrum:

  • KINEGRAM® for passports
  • KINEGRAM® for ID cards
  • KINEGRAM® for other documents

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