At De La Rue, we provide governments and commercial organisations with the products and services that enable countries to trade, companies to sell, economies to grow and people to move securely around an ever-more connected world.
With a 200 year heritage, De La Rue works to the highest ethical standards and stands firm in its fight against counterfeit and fraud. This, alongside an unrivalled commitment to innovation, ensures De La Rue remains at the forefront of new developments in the delivery of security and integrity to the Cash Supply Chain, in the Management of Citizen Identities and for the provision of Product Authentication solutions.
De La Rue is a truly global business, with customers in over 140 markets, manufacturing locations across three continents, over 3,150 employees in place and our products and services in use in every country around the world.
We value each and every one of these partnerships, and using our global experience combined with local presence and on the ground support, we work closely with our customers as they seek to find the solutions to some of the key challenges faced by society today centred around citizen identity management, anti-counterfeiting programmes and financial inclusion activities;
The world’s population is forecast to reach 11.2 billion by 2100, and combined with the social and economic challenges brought about by increased global travel, migration and security threats, the need for every person globally to have a legal and secure identity has never been greater.
De La Rue are global specialists in citizen identity management, we deliver passports and national identity services, eGovernment and complete identity data management solutions, appropriate to specific needs and individual requirements
Anti-corruption & counterfeiting
The total value of counterfeit and pirated goods in 2015 was estimated to be US$1.77 trillion. The consequences of illicit trade are far reaching and damaging for society; stunting socio-economic growth, risking citizens’ health, fuelling criminal activity and damaging brand reputations. To combat illicit trade, the authenticity of products needs to be guaranteed from source to consumption.
At De La Rue, we create and deliver digital software solutions supported by secure physical identifiers in the form of tax stamps and product authentication labels, that help to protect from counterfeit and illicit trade, secure revenues and safeguard reputations
We recognise that financial inclusion is critical to economic wellbeing and with 85% of all global transactions currently made with cash, it is critical that the currency in people’s hands is authentic, easily available and cost effectively distributed.
From world-leading design and the integration of innovative high-security features, to safeguarding national reputations, at De La Rue, we create banknotes, banknote paper and polymer solutions that meet the individual needs of each currency and circulation environment
De La Rue’s purpose is to enable every citizen to participate securely in the global economy. A trusted partner of governments, central banks and commercial organisations, we deliver products and services that underpin the integrity of trade, personal identity and the movement of goods. As a global enabler we can help governments around the world meet their commitments to both citizen and society.
Our work is centred on providing a bespoke and flexible solution that meets the specific economic, cultural and social needs of the country.
De La Rue in the UK
De La Rue is headquartered in the South of England and listed on the London stock exchange. With facilities at 6 different locations across the UK, we are well placed to deliver some of the country’s most critical foundations and trusted infrastructures, namely its passports and banknotes.
De La Rue delivers a total service solution to HM Passport Office. The UK passport is a universally trusted document. In addition to the design and production of the UK passport, De La Rue delivers a complete end to end service to the customer providing identity document personalisation and issuance services and solutions with the enabling security and IT infrastructure. Working in close partnership with HMPO, our commitment to consistently meet the service delivery needs of the customer in a secure and timely manner allows them, in turn, to satisfy the high standards and expectations of the individual citizen and UK public as a whole.
Having first supplied the Bank of England with paper in 1724, De La Rue today works as the Bank’s strategic partner through every stage of the production chain – from design and integration of security components through to the printing of the final high specification banknotes. These internationally recognisable notes are hugely complex to produce, the most recent of which, the “New Fiver” which was launched in September 2016 combining a new design with the new polymer substrate.