Company profile


The U-NICA Group was founded in 2004 by Alfred Rutz, an expert in the security of bank notes. The enterprise was reorganized and repositioned itself in 2015. The U-NICA Holding owns shares of the U-NICA Group, which is concerned with physical and digital product and brand protection solutions.


U-NICA is specialized in the development and production of solutions for product and brand protection, and counts as a world leader in this field. U-NICA provides proven solutions in the integration of authentication, identification and verification features.


The U-NICA Group is a Swiss company, headquartered in Malans, Switzerland, and operates globally, alongside the locations in Germany and Switzerland, sales branches in the United States and Hong Kong.

Cooperation Partners

Graubunden Brand

U-NICA’s base is in Malans, in the Swiss canton of Graubunden. We are proud to show our connection to our home canton, to foster synergy and to exploit existing opportunities in all areas. This includes making the most of a common marketing strategy for this unique Alpine region.

Financial Information

U-NICA is a private company and its financial results are not publicly disclosed.


U-NICA provides solutions and services directly or indirectly to global brand owners, industry and government in the world. Due to the confidential nature of its business, the company is not in a position to release information about its clients.


INNOVATIONSPREIS-IT 2017: We are proud to announce that our scryptoTRACE solution has convinced the Jury and is among the best in the "Business Intelligence" category of the INNOVATIONSPREIS-IT 2017 (Initiative Mittelstand). 

Red Dot Award: The Product Design competition has existed since 1954. Its award, the Red Dot, is an internationally recognised quality seal. The best products receive the Red Dot: Best of the Best award.

Award of Excellence: We are proud that our intraGRAM solution is the winner of the Award of Excellence for the “Best New Holographic Product” (an IHMA initiative).


We are a member of SNV (Swiss Association for Standardization), IHMA (International Hologram Manufacturers Association), IACC (International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition), VDMA (German Engineering Federation) and AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association).