Focussing on Digital and Physical Security and extension of suite with consumer engagement. Pre-launch of new Digital Consumer Engagment solution at CEBIT Swiss Pavillon.
Successful market launch of new applications in product analysis, product personalization, product design, product protection, security printing, digital authentication and identification.
Global expansion of services and support through accredited local sales partners and agents.
Expansion into America, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions. Foundation of U-NICA Americas Inc. and of U-NICA Hong Kong Ltd.
Foundation of U-NICA Security AG, a new business unit dedicated to document security.
Headquarters move from Liechtenstein to Malans (Grisons), Switzerland.
Significant cooperation agreements signed with multinational partners.
Acquisition of Secontech in Buchholz, Germany, a specialist in security solutions.
Laser Competence center opens in Hamburg, Germany, to develop applications in multicolor laser marking.
Acquisition of Anteleon Sarl, a specialist in imaging systems.
Digital competence center opens in Geneva, Switzerland. Our experts start developing new digital image and text recognition security solutions in close cooperation with the Computer Vision and Multimedia Laboratory, University of Geneva.
All operations are amalgamated under the umbrella of U-NICA Holding AG.
Technology portfolio strengthened through co-operation with renowned universities and research institutes, including the Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, near Munich, and Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science.
Acquisition of MIB (Munich Innovative Biomaterials GmbH), a specialist in the manufacture of functional biomaterials for technical and scientific applications.
Print, our second competence center, opens in Germany.
We start to industrialize the production of innovative security ink and applications for the printing industries.
Substrate, our first competence center, opens in Switzerland, bringing together experts on the integration of security elements in various materials including plastics, metal, glass, adhesives, varnish and paint.
Founded in Vaduz, Liechtenstein, by Alfred Rutz, an expert in banknote security.