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.

Press Release

International Trade Body Warns Over Counterfeit Cannabis Growth

Reports of counterfeit cannabis have reinforced the critical need to protect bonafide products and packaging, says the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA). Sales of synthetic cannabinoids being mis-sold as cannabis are on the rise in the UK, presenting a significant …

26 July 2021

Continue Reading

Entries Open For 2021 Holography Industry Awards

Entries are now open to find the best commercial holography applications with nominations being welcomed for the 2021 industry awards. The awards are organised by industry trade body International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) and will be presented this year as …

22 July 2021

Continue Reading

Global Trade Body Warns Over Growth in Fake Covid Documents

Border security and law enforcement authorities are being urged to increase their investment in anti-counterfeiting devices as the trade in fake Covid 19 documents grows. Latest news reports indicate an ‘explosion’ in the underground trade in counterfeit documents, says the …

1 July 2021

Continue Reading

New Online Guides to Holographic Terms and Milestones

An international trade body has produced a new glossary to help people better understand holographic terms and definitions, as well as a timeline and milestones to mark the history of holography since its invention in 1947. The initiative by the …

16 June 2021

Continue Reading

2020 Winners of the IHMA Excellence in Holography Awards

Innovation in Holographic Technology


Best Applied Decorative/Packaging Product

Hazen Paper Company’s Hazen Paper 2020 calendar

Best Display or Emerging Technology Application of Holography, Best Origination

Ultimate Holography’s DMC DeLorean CHIMERA