News & Insights

  • Insights

    The Right Choice?

    As with all companies, our spending choices can be considered investments in the company’s future. So how does Crane Currency ensure its choices are the right ones?  Especially when it comes to security technologies, we do this in four ways:  

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    Central Bank Digital Currency – Put the Public First

    When developing new technology, success depends on fully understanding the users’ behavior. Collecting real data on what people are doing, what they believe and what they want is critical. Designers of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) have a lot to learn from the anthropology experts – and the manufacturers and designers of banknotes.

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    Perception Study Results of New Banknote Feature to be Presented at Public First

    The industry’s acknowledged banknote perception expert, Professor Jane Raymond, is studying a yet-to-be launched banknote security feature. The results will be presented for the first time at the Public First conference in Malta, hosted by Crane Currency on March 13-16.

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  • Company News

    Crane Currency Recycles Banknote Paper into Tissue Paper

    As a leading manufacturer of banknote paper, recycling is high on Crane Currency’s agenda. Sending waste to incineration to produce heat for central heating and generate electricity is one conventional alternative – but there are others.

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  • Company News

    Crane in Tumba Invests in New Water Filter for Paper Production

    Together with representatives from Botkyrka Municipality, Crane has inaugurated a huge filtration system that will reduce water consumption by as much as 500,000 cubic meters per year (130 million gallons) and remove more cotton fibers for reuse in paper production.

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    Crane Currency Invests €1 Million in Solar Farm for Malta Printworks

    As part of its ongoing effort to reduce its carbon footprint and to tap into reusable energy, Crane Currency has invested €1 million in the installation of a large-scale solar farm in Malta.

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  • Insights

    Internet Delivers Movie Money Directly to You – and the Criminals

    If you have been enjoying a new blockbuster movie at the theatre or binge watching the latest series on your sofa, then you’ve most likely seen impressive piles of cash. This is actually fake cash, manufactured as a prop, especially for the camera. This so called “movie money”or “prop money” can enhance any film production. Not long ago, movie money wasn’t very easy to get, much less even know about. The internet, like with so many things, has changed that.

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    Technology

    How Designing for Movement With RAPID® HD Aims to Revolutionize How the World Checks its Money

    The more the world and technology advance and impact how we pay for things, the more important it is to create banknotes that make use of next-generation technology to keep them functional and secure with designs and features that are appealing and intuitive to the public.

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