SICPA is a leading global provider of secured authentication, identification and traceability solutions and services. Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, SICPA is a long-trusted adviser to governments, central banks, high-security printers, and a close partner to different business and industry sectors. Over the last 90 years, continuous innovation and R&D have been at the heart of SICPA's approach. With cutting-edge security inks and technologies at the core of its expertise, the company protects the majority of the world’s banknotes, security and value documents, as well as a wide range of pharmaceutical, food, luxury and industrial products from the threats of counterfeiting and fraud. SICPA also integrates ink-based covert features and sophisticated traceability technologies to offer solutions and services to governments and different sectors of industry, ensuring product authentication, traceability and proof of origin, as well as tax reconciliation. Operating in more than 30 countries on five continents, SICPA is a global company providing technologies and services to most nations and a wide range of companies worldwide.