(03/04/2013 / nho)

Favini presents Secure Skin

Favini reveals one of its latest security innovations: Secure-Skin, a unique micro embossing. At first sight it looks simply to be a decorative embossing, but it embeds a micro text visible with a 15x or more powerful lens.

Favini is an Italian company with a long history of innovation in paper manufacturing, it is a world leader in the market of industrial release paper for making artificial leather, has significant market share in specialty paper and a strong know how in security papers.

In the latest years, Favini has dedicated considerable R&D time and resource to develop several innovative and exclusive security features.  These special features include particular inclusions, treatments and finishes that assure a high level of security.

Secure-Skin can be applied on paper with additional security features for assuring a higher anti-counterfeit protection to bank and ID documents, certificates, labels, tickets, etc. Besides these applications, Secure-Skin is a useful tool for brand protection: Favini is able to provide high quality papers with a hidden customized micro message, logo or pattern repetition, ideal for packaging solutions where counterfeiting is a major issue - boxes, labeling, tags, product certifications plus associated supporting materials like shopping bags, corporate communication and documentation.

The height of the text can reach 280 micron and the length of a word like “Security” is just 2 mm. The size of the micro text is not detectable to the naked eye, a magnification of 15 or more is needed.

Favini offers a standard Secure-Skin solution and support for developing customized Secure-Skin designs according to the corporate image guidelines and specific needs of customers. The minimum quantity for the customization is around 3T.