Morpho becomes sole supplier for all Slovakian ID documents
Paris, January 21, 2015
Morpho (Safran) today announced that it has won a three-year contract from the Slovak Republic for the delivery of driver's licenses. With this latest contract, Morpho becomes the sole supplier of all official identity documents for Slovakia.
Morpho already supplies the Slovak Republic with passports, vehicle registration cards, resident permits, weapon registration documents, police ID cards and eID cards. This new contract for driver's license cards integrates Morpho's state-of-the-art security features (special inks, tactile relief, laser engraving, etc) to comply with European standards and provide enhanced protection against document fraud.
"We see this contract from the Ministry of the Interior of the Slovak Republic as a sign of continued trust in our technologies, placing the production of all official ID documents in our hands," said Jacques van Zijp, General Manager Business Unit Europe, Government Identity Solutions division at Morpho. "Our identity solutions deliver forgery-proof and trusted documents under maximum security conditions, enabling Morpho to satisfy the confidence placed in us.
Rudolf Hlavaty, Ministry of the Interior of the Slovak Republic, added: "We are very pleased to choose Morpho for the production of driver's licenses for our country. Throughout our cooperation over the years we have built a shared understanding of technical requirements and evolutions, which is helping us to work together more effectively and provide better quality of products and services."
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Morpho, a high-technology company of Safran, is a global leader in security solutions. The company employs more than 8,400 people in 40 countries and reported revenues of 1.5 billion euros in 2013. Morpho's unique expertise lies in providing cutting edge security solutions for government identity, public security, critical infrastructure, transportation and business markets. Morpho is the world leader in Automated Biometric Identification Systems (ABIS), biometric identity documents and Explosives Detection Systems (EDS). It is one of the leading suppliers of SIM cards, smart cards, trace detection equipment and gaming terminals. With integrated systems operating in more than 100 countries, Morpho's solutions simplify and secure the lives of people around the world.
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