Inspectron selected by De La Rue to provide product traceability equipment for passport manufacturing

De La Rue selected Inspectron following a structured competitive tender process.  Inspectron will be responsible for providing tracking equipment used in the production of biometric passports.  They will also provide appropriate systems service and support .

James Thorburn, Managing Director De La Rue Identity Systems said: “We are delighted that Inspectron has been successful in this procurement process. Their systems will help us to continue to both set new standards for the production of passports and further enhance the service we offer to our many customers ”.

Allan Harle, Chairman and founder of Inspectron, comments: “We are proud to demonstrate our competence and to provide such an important role with these projects. De La Rue’s decision to select Inspectron is a reflection of Inspectron’s ongoing commitment to deliver reliability and quality“.

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De La Rue Identity System
Claire Burrows - Marketing Manager
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is a privately held supplier of security document tracking and audit solutions.  Established over 30 years, Inspectron operates from its Frome, UK and Chelmsford, Mass, USA  business centres.  Major customers include banks, insurance companies, government and service providers dealing with printing and delivery of confidential variable data. Recently, Inspectron has achieved success working with multiple large countries in the production of electronic passport solutions and with national suppliers of lottery ticket production equipment.

De La Rue

De La Rue is the world’s largest commercial security printer and papermaker, involved in the production of over 150 national currencies and a wide range of security documents such as passports, authentication labels and fiscal stamps. The Company is a leading provider of cash sorting equipment and software solutions to central banks, helping them to reduce the cost of handling cash.  De La Rue also pioneers new technologies in government identity solutions for national identification, driver’s licence and passport issuing schemes. De La Rue employs over 4,000 people worldwide and is a member of the FTSE 250.  Its ordinary shares are listed with the UK Listing Authority and trade on the market for listed securities on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol DLAR.

De La Rue Identity Systems is a trusted partner and advisor of Governments the world over, working closely with them to design, implement and manage secure identity systems and solutions.  Pioneers of new technologies and innovation, De La Rue have successfully implemented over 50 identity management projects across the globe.  With more than 27 million secure documents issued each year as a result of De La Rue’s know-how and expertise, De La Rue Identity Systems are world experts in delivering quality and high performance solutions for passport, ePassport, visa, national ID and eID, driving licence and voter registration systems.