Parent Companies

As a joint venture of Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Munich, and Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Berlin, Veridos pools the specialist expertise, the many years of experience, and the innovative power of the two largest German providers for high-security technologies.

Giesecke & Devrient

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is a leading international technology group headquartered in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1852, the group develops, produces and distributes products and solutions in the payment, secure communication and identity management sectors. G&D holds a leading, competitive and technological position in these markets. The group's customer base mainly comprises central and commercial banks, cell phone providers, businesses, governments and authorities. The group has a significant international presence with 58 subsidiaries and joint ventures in 31 countries.

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Bundesdruckerei GmbH, based in Berlin, is a world leader when it comes to developing and supplying system solutions and services for secure identification both in the analog and digital world. In addition to comprehensive passport and ID card systems, the company supplies German and international customers in both the public and private sectors with ID documents, high-security cards, document verification hardware and security software along with trust center and eID services. Bundesdruckerei also produces banknotes, postage and revenue stamps as well as electronic publications.

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