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Secure Credential Printing, Production & Personalization


We offer a range of printing, production and personalization options to help meet your specific challenges and desired level of security for ID cards and passports.

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Manufacturing and Personalization Solutions

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    3M Manufacturing for Credential Production & Personalization

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    3M Manufacturing Facility for Credential Production & In-Country Personalization System
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    In-Country Deployment of Credential Production & Personalization Systems

Secure over counter 3M Manufacturing for Credential Production & Personalization
3M has been involved in producing high-volume security documents for more than 100 years. From design, printing and secure data management to personalization and final document delivery, we provide secure, high-quality documents at the desired cost.

Security Printing & Assembly Security Printing & Assembly
We offer industry-leading expertise in designing and printing a wide range of security features in complex designs that are tamper and counterfeit resistant.
Personalization Personalization
Personalization solutions for passports: ink jet printing for paper biodata pages; laser engraving on polycarbonate biodata pages; reverse printing on security laminate; laser perforation; and chip encoding and implanting.

Personalization solutions for ID cards: laser engraving on polycarbonate ID cards; laser printing for Teslin-based substrate ID cards and security laminates to secure the personalized data; and color thermal transfer technology for the personalization of composite cards.
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