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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 …


New General Secretary for Holography Trade Body as It Plans Expansion and New Industry Collaborations

The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) has outlined plans for growth with the appointment of a new general secretary. Micaal Sidorov will continue to spearhead the IHMA’s leadership of the world’s major producers and converters of holograms for authentication, ID, packaging, graphics and other commercial applications. He brings considerable business …


Growth and Development for Holograms in 2023 Despite Challenges

Commercial holograms will maintain robust growth in 2023 despite the global challenges, said Dr Paul Dunn, chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA). Authentication and track and trace systems, which feature holograms, will continue to help to underpin international efforts by government and law enforcement agencies to bolster overt …


2022 Winners Reflect Holography’s Ongoing Success and Growth

This year’s Excellence in Holography awards, organised by industry trade body International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), continue to reflect an expanding industry that sees commercial innovation and creativity at the heart of future growth and development. Marking the pinnacle of success for those at the forefront of developing innovative or …


Holography Poised for Adoption in Wearable Technologies

By Dr Paul Dunn, Chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) The history of holography is filled with a wide assortment of innovative applications. These range from industrial and research applications in non-destructive testing, holographic art for displays in private and gallery settings, and military optical applications through to …


Holograms Continue to Coin It!

Across the world, mints continue to recognise the eye-catching appeal of holograms for their commemorative coin programmes for the collectors’ market, says Dr Paul Dunn, chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association. The application of holograms on commemorative coins, which are issued to mark special events, started in the early …


New Members Boost for International Hologram Manufacturers Association

The trade body representing the global hologram industry has secured five new members as it strengthens further its role as a leading global authority on commercial authentication, ID security and packaging augmentation technologies. The move sees Egypt’s security printers NASPS (National Company for Advanced Industries and Integrated Strategic Printing Solutions) …


New Eu Report Highlights Urgent Need to Step Up Anti-counterfeiting Investment, Says Trade Body

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 Assessment 2022* report by EUIPO (EU Intellectual Property Office) and …


Holograms Drive Diesel Engine Aftermarket Parts’ Authentication

Counterfeit components are a big problem for diesel engine OEMs and aftermarket parts suppliers. Dr Paul Dunn, chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association, considers the role commercial holograms can play in protecting brands and profits. The exact cost of global counterfeiting is unknown but it is estimated to impact …