Morpho (Safran) has achieved the highest security printing certification from Intergraf for one of its production facilities located in the Netherlands. Morpho is the first company in the world to meet the stringent requirements of ISO 14298, a new standard for the Management of Security Printing Processes.
Public and private sector customers across the world choose Morpho to supply state-of-the- art electronic documents (passports, ID cards, driver licenses, bank cards…) which are produced in highly secure factories. With this new certification, customers have the assurance that their documents will be printed in the most secure environment using the most secure set of processes.
ISO 14298 brings together a wide variety of controls including logical security, physical security, quality assurance and financial security to guarantee maximum security throughout the entire printing process. Using this International Standard, the organization establishes, documents, implements and maintains a security printing management system which is regularly reviewed to continually improve its effectiveness.
“We are extremely proud to be the first company in the world to achieve this level of certification for security printing,” stated Philippe Petitcolin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Morpho. “Our customers look to us for the most innovative and secure e-document solutions and this achievement recognizes our commitment to meeting their needs. Morpho’s persistent focus on security spans the entire process from personnel vetting to product accountability to shipment.”
“We have been offering certifications for over 10 years in order to promote and protect the interests of security printers and their suppliers. We are now able to offer an ISO standard that certifies a new level of trust to guarantee maximum security at every step from development to deployment. Morpho was one of the first companies to obtain an Intergraf certification in the past and we are very pleased to announce that the first ISO 14298 certificate is granted to its Haarlem site,” says Beatrice Klose, Secretary General of Intergraf.