SICPA is the leading global provider of secured identification, traceability and authentication solutions and services. Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, SICPA is a privately owned company organised in three global businesses. Security Inks At the core of SICPA's security expertise are high-technology security inks that protect the majority of the world's banknotes, security and value documents from the threats of counterfeiting and fraud. Government Security Solutions SICPA integrates ink-based covert features and sophisticated traceability technologies to provide sovereign governments product authentication and tax reconciliation systems, annually securing billions of products with their corresponding excise tax and VAT collections. In addition to meeting the need of governments, SICPA provides tailored product and brand protection solutions and services to industry clients who need to protect their products and ensure supply chain integrity. Integrated and multi-layered authentication, anti-tampering, identification and traceability solutions are core elements in the offering. Such solutions and services have already been delivered to companies in industry sectors as diverse as healthcare, food and beverage, fast moving consumer goods, luxury goods and spare parts. With security and traceability technologies that have a proven record of facilitating identity protection, secure transactions and product integrity, the company has become a trusted advisor to governments, central banks, high-security printers and industry. Today, SICPA is an international organisation with around 3,000 staff in offices and factories on five continents.