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4th
June
2021

Crane Currency invests €2.6 million in a Water Treatment Plant

Crane Currency has invested €2.6 million to improve further the sustainability of its state of the art Malta banknote printing plant.  The investment is the installation of a water treatm...

28th
April
2021

On the occasion of World Day for Health and Safety at Work

On the occasion of World Day for Health and Safety at Work, celebrated internationally on the 28th of April this year, Crane Currency asked Christopher Camilleri, Currency’s International ...

6th
April
2021

Crane Currency Malta supports NGO YMCA Malta

Earlier this year, Crane Currency Malta made a donation of USD5,000 to NGO YMCA Malta. The donation comes from the Crane Fund for Widows and Children – a global initiative to charitable or...

29th
March
2021

Crane Currency Wins Central Banking’s Currency Services Provider Award

Crane Currency has been awarded this year’s Currency Services Provider award from Central Banking for its work in handling changing banknote demand patterns in the wake of Covid-19. Accord...

8th
March
2021

Fifteen NGOs receive a total of USD75,000 from Crane Currency Dalton

As part of its corporate culture, Crane Currency has for a long time kept up a tradition of making a number of donations to charitable organizations who serve in the communities where Crane ...

15th
February
2021

Five NGOs receive a total of USD25,000 from Crane Currency Nashua

Crane Currency in Nashua, New Hampshire, closed off the year 2020 with a donation of USD25,000 from its Crane Fund, shared between five Nashua-based NGOs and charitable organizations. The...

19th
January
2021

Crane Currency Malta Crowned Malta’s Best Manufacturing Company of 2020

Crane Currency Malta has won itself the Malta’s Best Manufacturing Company of the Year award as part of the fourth edition of the 2020 Malta Best-in-Business Awards program. The Malta Best...

22nd
December
2020

Crane Currency Malta makes donations to two local NGOs

Earlier this year, Crane Currency Malta made a donation of USD5,000 to each of two NGOs in Malta: Fondazzjoni Sebħ and Dr Klown. The donation comes from the Crane Fund for Widows and Chi...

30th
November
2020

RAPID® HD Brings New High-Contrast Colors and Sharp Movement

Crane Currency presents RAPID® HD, an advanced form of RAPID® micro-optic security thread that provides for even higher public engagement and ease of use. RAPID HD affords new customizable...

27th
November
2020

Crane Authentication™ – Increased Brand Protection with Micro-Optic Security

Crane Currency today expands its line of business with Crane Authentication™, an advanced brand protection for commercial applications that builds on the unique micro-optic security featur...

24th
November
2020

Crane Currency Makes Donation to a Women’s Shelter in Sweden

Crane Currency in Tumba has made a donation of USD 5.000 to the women’s shelter organization Botkyrka Kvinno- och Tjejjour in Stockholm, Sweden. The donation comes from Crane Fund for Wido...

10th
November
2020

3rd
November
2020

Turning Threats into Opportunities

Currency News has met with Sam Keayes, President at Crane Currency, to find out more about the company’s strengths and what it – and the broader industry – are doing to face the challe...

3rd
August
2020

New President of Crane Currency Appointed

Sam Keayes has been appointed as President of Crane Currency, a Crane Co. company. He will lead Crane Currency’s three businesses: US Government Products, International and Technology. Sa...

1st
July
2020

Crane Currency presents BREEZE™ – a new banknote security feature to replace colorshift threads

Crane Currency presents BREEZE – a new micro-optic security product for protecting low denomination, high-demand banknotes. BREEZE provides central banks with an alternative to older secur...

13th
March
2020

A COVID-19 Update to Our Central Bank Partners & Suppliers

Crane Currency would like to update you on our contingency planning for the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), keeping you abreast of the measures that we have put in place to manag...

7th
November
2019

Crane Currency Receives Global Trade Award from the Associated Industries of Massachusetts

The Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) has announced the winners of the 24th annual AIM Global Trade Awards. They recognize Massachusetts companies and public agencies of all sizes...

18th
October
2019

Crane Currency Malta Supports Local Organizations

Malta associates participated in a number of social activities during August and September to support a variety of local organizations: Fondazzjoni Sebħ was presented with a donation on be...

18th
October
2019

Crane Currency Malta Makes Donations to Four Local Charities

Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Inspire Foundation, Puttinu Cares and Hospice Malta have all received donations from the Crane Fund for Widows and Children on behalf of the Crane Currency Malta assoc...

23rd
September
2019

Crane Currency Tumba Donates Communication Equipment to Sjöräddningssällskapet in Sweden

Crane Currency in Tumba has donated a full set of communication equipment to the voluntary sea rescuing organization in Sweden, Sjöräddningssällskapet. The rescuers depend on robust commu...

31st
May
2019

Crane Currency Malta Achieves Guardian™ Printer Accreditation

PolyTeQ Services has, on behalf of CCL Secure Pty Ltd, certified Crane Currency Malta as an Accredited Printer. The print facility has undertaken a plant review and gap analysis, which concl...

24th
May
2019

Tumba Achieves Intergraf Certification for Security Management System

Crane Currency has received CWA 15374 certification for the Security Management System for the production of secure banknote paper in Tumba. CWA 15374 specifies requirements for suppliers of...

14th
May
2019

Crane Currency Malta Earns ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 Certifications

By passing a rigorous audit, Crane Currency Malta was recently certified in ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management Systems and ISO 45001:2018 – Occupational Health and Safety Manageme...

2nd
April
2019

Crane Currency Gold Sponsor of High Security Printing EMEA in Malta

The High Security Printing conference for Europe, Middle-East and Africa (HSP EMEA) was held in Malta, March 25 – 27. HSP EMEA is an annual event that focuses on government-specified and i...

21st
March
2019

US Bureau of Engraving & Printing Visits Crane Currency Malta

Crane Currency recently hosted two visitors from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) at our Malta facility. After many years of efforts, the BEP was finally successful in getting appr...

21st
March
2019

Company Statement on Inaccurate Assertions in Liberia

The company makes the following response to the inaccurate assertions contained within an article in the Liberian Daily Observer on 6 March 2019 under the heading “Government files crimina...

23rd
January
2019

Crane Currency Malta Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Crane Currency Malta has earned the ISO 9001:2015 certification for its Quality Management System, covering banknote printing and finishing processes. The certification was achieved followin...

7th
January
2019

Crane Currency Malta Achieves the Highest Intergraf ISO Certification

Crane Currency Malta has recently achieved the highest level of ISO certification, the Intergraf ISO 14298:2013 (Management of Security Printing Processes), by passing a rigorous audit. ISO ...

21st
December
2018

Crane Currency Malta Makes Donations to Three Local Charities

Crane Currency Malta recently donated a total of $15,000 to three local charitable institutions: Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Puttinu Cares and Hospice Malta. This was made possible through the Cr...

9th
November
2018

Crane Currency Prints its One Billionth Banknote at its Malta Facility

Crane Currency has printed its one billionth banknaote at its Malta facility - only 10 months after the start of production in December 2017. “This has been no mean feat! Printing bankn...

26th
October
2018

Crane Currency Malta Wins Engineering Excellence Award

Crane Currency Malta is the winner of the 2018 Malta Engineering Excellence Award in the Industry Excellence Award category. The award is sponsored by the Chamber of Engineers, an organizati...

3rd
July
2018

A Bright Future for Crane Currency

Currency News caught up with Annemarie Watson, President at Crane Currency, to find out more about life after the Crane Co acquisition and what to see next. Crane Currency has had an impress...

23rd
June
2018

National Bank of Ukraine and Crane Currency Sign Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of Currency Production

On 22 June 2018 NBU Governor Yakiv Smolii and Crane Currency President Annemarie Watson signed the Agreement of Cooperation in the field of currency production. The Agreement signed is a ...

25th
May
2018

IACA Award for Best New Currency Innovation

The International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA), a non-profit association of central banks, finance ministries, mints and suppliers, awarded Crane Currency with the Best New Currenc...

11th
May
2018

Proposal to close the Tumba Print Works

Crane Currency has recently submitted a proposal to close the printing works in Tumba, Sweden. The paper mill operations, design team and the international currency support functions will re...

7th
February
2018

Crane Currency officially opens its banknote printing facility in Malta

Hal-Far, Malta - Crane Currency, a Crane Co. company and a fully integrated supplier of secure, durable and well-designed banknotes for central banks all over the world, officially opened i...

19th
January
2018

Annemarie Watson, new President of Crane Currency

Effective with the acquisition by Crane Co., Annemarie Watson has been named President of Crane Currency. In her new role, Annemarie will report to Louis Pinkham, Senior Vice President, Cran...

5th
December
2017

Currency News – A new powerhouse for cash as Crane CO. buys Crane Currency

Crane Co, a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products listed on the New York Stock Exchange, has signed an agreement to purchase Crane & Co Inc (Crane Currency) f...

1st
November
2017

The commercial courier (Malta) – Interview with Stephen Defalco, CEO

As Crane Currency – the fastest growing global currency player in the world – gets ready to open a facility in Malta, Jo Caruana speaks to CEO Stephen DeFalco about his hopes for this mi...

31st
August
2017

Crane Currency Malta Makes Donation to the Marigold Foundation

Alex Agius, HR Manager at Crane Currency Malta, recently presented a grant to Mrs. Michelle Muscat, Chairman of the Marigold Foundation. The Marigold Foundation, founded in 2014, aims to rai...

6th
May
2017

Crane Currency featured in The NH UNION LEADER

As a longtime tech entrepreneur, Stephen DeFalco knows what it takes to make money. As CEO of Crane Currency, he leads a company that makes money making money - the banknotes used by countri...

15th
February
2017

Crane Currency honored with “Banknote and currency services provider of the year” award

BOSTON, MA – February 15, 2017 – Crane Currency, a rapidly growing global producer of currency products, today announced ithas been awarded the ‘Banknote and Currency Services Provider...

22nd
September
2016

Crane Currency to build banknote printing facility in Malta to support growth

BOSTON, MA – September 22, 2016 – Crane Currency, a rapidly growing global producer of currency products, today announced plans to build a new banknote printing facility and customer exp...

10th
December
2015

Crane announces separtion of its stationery division

BOSTON, MA – December 10, 2015 – Crane & Co., Inc. has announced its plan to structure its stationery business as a separate company that will be led by the Crane Stationery manageme...

26th
October
2015

Crane and The Indonesian Government Security Printing and Minting Corporation sign agreement to establish production facility in Indonesia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 26, 2015 - Crane Currency, a global producer of currency products, and The Indonesian Government Security Printing and Minting Corporation (Perum Peruri), have a...

12th
May
2015

Christopher M. Crane inducted into the Currency Hall of Fame

BOSTON, MA – May 12, 2015 – The International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA) has elected Chris Crane, former vice president at Crane Currency, to the Currency Hall of Fame. The c...

12th
November
2014

Bank Al-Maghrib and Crane to form strategic banknote printing partnership for the international market

Rabat, November 12, 2014 – Crane Currency, a global producer of currency products, and Bank Al-Maghrib, the Central Bank of the Kingdom of Morocco, have established a strategic partnership...