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Craig Conrad

Director of Communications

craig.conrad@cranecurrency.com

+1 617 648 3722

16th
August
2018

Meet Crane Currency at the African Currency Forum in Zimbabwe

Crane Currency is a Diamond Sponsor of the African Currency Forum which will take place in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, from 2nd to 5th September 2018. The principal theme of the Forum is ‘Im... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

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 ... READ MORE

20th
June
2018

The Impact of Substrate Choice on Banknote Design

A banknote designer has a responsibility to meet all different requirements put on a banknote – including both the functional and aesthetic demands. The choice of substrate is also very im... READ MORE

13th
June
2018

Reimaging Banknote Security with MOTION SURFACE™

Crane Currency has launched a new and very exciting security feature built on the proven MOTION® micro-optics technology. The feature is MOTION SURFACE™. Its customized effects not only c... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

25th
May
2018

Azerbaijan Issues new 200-manat Banknote

The Central Bank of Azerbaijan has introduced a new denomination, the 200-manat banknote designed by Crane Currency and printed by the German company Giesecke & Devrient.... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

5th
January
2018

New Tunisia 20 Dinar issued with RAPID® Security Thread

The Central Bank of Tunisia has issued a new 20 dinar banknote featuring a portrait of the martyr “Farhat Hached” (1914-1952) and Crane Currency’s RAPID® security feature.... READ MORE

15th
December
2017

Peru Issues New 100 Sol Banknote with RAPID®

The Central Reserve Bank of Peru has issued a new version of the 100 sol banknote with a 4 mm RAPID security thread. The previous version of this note, introduced in 2011, featured MOTION®.... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

17th
November
2017

First banknote issued with MOTION SURFACE™

The National Bank of Kyrgyz Republic issued the 2000 Som commemorative banknote which features MOTION SURFACE™. The 2000 Som commemorative banknote is the first banknote to use the MOTION ... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

23rd
October
2017

NPR interviews Sam Cape, R&D Director of Crane Currency

NPR interviews Sam Cape, R&D Director of Crane Currency, to explore the magic behind the MOTION® technology.... READ MORE

8th
September
2017

Uzbekistan Issues New High Denomination Featuring RAPID®

The Central Bank of Uzbekistan has issued a new banknote, the 50,000 Som. The design on the front of the banknote features the top of the Ezgulik Arch on Independence Square in the city of T... READ MORE

6th
June
2017

Crane Currency appoints Doug Prince to its Board of Directors

BOSTON, MA – May 30, 2017 – Crane Currency, a rapidly growing global producer of currency products, today announced that Doug Prince, Chief Financial Officer of Crane Currency, has been ... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

10th
December
2015

CRANE ANNOUNCES SEPARATION 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... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

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... READ MORE