Giesecke & Devrient Group
Giesecke & Devrient Group (G&D) is an international technology group. Founded in 1852, the company first specialized in the printing of currencies and securities, and later added currency automation equipment. Today, G&D is a leading provider of smart cards and complex system solutions in the fields of telecommunications, electronic payments, transportation, and IT security (PKI). Security and competence are the company's watchwords. The Munich-based company has more than 50 subsidiaries and joint ventures in over 30 countries around the world with approx. 10,000 employees. In fiscal 2008, Giesecke & Devrient generated a total revenue over €1.7 billion.
Worldwide, Giesecke & Devrient stands for high quality products, services and systems for secure payment transactions and identification of individuals, documents and products.