Royal Joh. Enschedé wins tender production dutch excise stamps
Today the Ministry of Finance and Royal Joh. Enschedé in Haarlem signed the multi-year contract for the production and distribution of excise stamps. The Ministry of Finance provides the stamps as proof that excise duties have been paid on tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars and rolling tobacco.
Royal Joh. Enschedé has been producing the stamps since 1924. Although the function of the stamp has not changed during that period, the technology and security features used have been constantly updated.
“We are proud that we have been producing these stamps for the Ministry for almost a hundred years,” says Gelmer Leibbrandt, CEO of Royal Joh. Enschedé. “The quality and security requirements of the excise stamps are exceptionally high. As the designated Dutch representatives of value, Royal Joh. Enschedé has the in-house specialists and experience to continue to meet those requirements now and also in the coming years.”
About Royal Joh. Enschedé
Founded in 1703, Royal Joh. Enschedé is one of the oldest companies in the Netherlands. Started as a small book printer in Haarlem, the company grew over the centuries into a world-renowned producer of secure and value printing. For example, the company printed banknotes for Central Banks throughout the world for more than 2 centuries. Today, the company is the market leader in stamp printing for dozens of countries. Royal Joh. Enschedé also prints excise stamps, visa stickers, diplomas and certificates. In addition, the company offers a range of products that combine value printing with technological solutions such as stamps with NFC and RFID chips for track & trace and authenticity and banknotes equipped with augmented reality. Royal Joh. Enschedé sensors for temperature monitoring and anti-counterfeit based on advanced bluetooth technology.