The IHMA is made up of the world’s leading hologram suppliers and manufacturers

The mission of the IHMA is to advance the understanding, use and development of holograms and holographic technology, particularly in the authentication of products and documents, decoration and illustration, displays and display systems, energy and environmental improvements.

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International Holography Awards Open for Entries

The search is on for the best in commercial holography with entries now open for the 2022 Excellence in Holography Awards. The awards, which recognise advancement and technical achievement in commercial holography, are organised by global trade body International Hologram …

6 July 2022

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Smartphone Technology Calls in Holograms

Dr Paul Dunn, chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association, considers new possibilities for brand protection and anti-counterfeiting created by hologram validation using smartphone technology. Holography has helped to bring smartphone digital interaction in the brand protection and authentication space …

19 April 2022

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New EU Report Highlights Urgent Need to Step Up Anti-counterfeiting Investment

A global trade body has welcomed a new report that paves the way to ‘significant’ opportunity and growth for anti-counterfeiting and security devices such as holograms. The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) was commenting on the Intellectual Property Crime Threat …

11 April 2022

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New Executive Board and Members for International Trade Body

The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) has announced changes to the executive board for 2022. Dr Mark Deakes has been elected as the IHMA’s EU/EFTA regional board member, replacing Joanne Ogden, who has stood down after serving two terms. Mark …

2 March 2022

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Holography: stamping its authority on tobacco anti-counterfeiting

It’s against such a global backdrop that holographic security features continue to be widely utilised in tax stamp programmes as effective weapons in the war on counterfeiting, assisting governments in securing tobacco excise duty as a critical source of revenue …

15 February 2022

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Improvements deliver faster access to hologram image register

The HIR is the only system of its type for the authentication community. The centrally held global database of secure holograms is operated on behalf of the IHMA by the Counterfeiting Intelligence Bureau under the strictest confidence and security that …

14 February 2022

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