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New IHMA Security Image Register Launched – Reflecting Changes in Global Security Features

The secure registry of holographic images, established by the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) to safeguard hologram copyright and underpin the use of holograms in authentication and security printing, has been expanded to include all optically variable security features and relaunched as the Security Image Register (SIR). The expanded register, …


International Hologram Trade Body Targets China Expansion With New Agreement

The global hologram trade body is stepping up its presence in China in a move to boost growth and promote the technology’s benefits to brand owners, government authorities and sector suppliers. The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) and the regional trade organisation Security Identification Union (SIU) have secured a new …


New Members Boost for International Hologram Manufacturers Association

The trade body representing the international hologram industry has announced changes to its executive board as it invests in strengthening its position as a leading authority on commercial authentication, ID security and packaging augmentation technologies. The move sees Don Havourd, currently head of business development at US-based Hazen Paper Company, …


Industry Award Winners Reflect the Pinnacle of Success for Holography

The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) awards has once again seen commercial innovation and creativity at the heart of global holographic growth and success. The Excellence in Holography awards come as the sector continues to see achievement during challenging economic times, marking the pinnacle of success for those at the …


Holography Conference Addresses Critical Industry Issues

Security, standards and sustainability will be the focus of the forthcoming holography industry conference, which also plays host to the annual awards for the best in commercial holography. This year’s Holography Conference, which is being held on line once again between November 21-22, will see presentations from a number of …


New Technology Developments Lead Hologram Growth in 2024

Developments in new anti-counterfeit technologies will help support the growth of holograms in 2024, according to Dr Paul Dunn, chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA). Micro-lenses, micro-mirrors and plasmonics are among the rapidly-emerging optical devices that have evolved on the back of holographic and diffractive technologies, and are …


Pole Position for Holograms in Securing Vehicle Registration Plates

Dr Paul Dunn, chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), highlights holography’s growing role in securing vehicle licence plates. New developments in materials and advanced processes are driving growth in the use of holography, bringing innovation and interaction ever closer as the technology opens-up to new applications. Today, we …


Global Holography Awards Open for Entries

Entries are now open to find the best in international commercial holography 2023. The Excellence in Holography Awards, which recognise advancement and technical achievement in commercial holography, are organised by global trade body, the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA). This year, they will again be presented during the Holography Conference, …


EC Report Reinforces ‘urgent’ Need to Step-up Brand Protection Measures to Protect IP, Says Trade Body

A new report opens the way to strong growth and opportunity for anti-counterfeiting security devices such as holograms in developing countries, according to a global trade body. The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) was commenting on the European Commission’s ‘Report on the Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) …


New Look Board for Hologram Trade Body as It Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The trade body representing the international hologram industry has announced changes to its executive board as it marks its 30th anniversary year in 2023. With a career spent in holography and the markets it serves, Ondřej Fedorčák from Optaglio has been elected to the board of the International Hologram Manufacturers …