All Our Resources


Sort by:


Reset All


Holography Continues to Get In on the Act

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance on the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)* to help identify and trace drug products in the supply chain. Dr Paul Dunn, chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) considers these and argues that a product identifier initiative …


New Packaging Report Strengthens Holography Anti-counterfeiting Role, Says Global Trade Body

An international trade body has welcomed a new report that paves the way to ‘significant’ opportunity and growth for packaging holography technologies. The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) was commenting on The Future of Anti-Counterfeiting, Brand Protection and Security Packaging to 2026* report. According to its findings, brand protection, track …


Paper Bitcoins Bank on Holography for Security

The move from digital to paper-based bitcoins is creating opportunity for holography, says Dr Paul Dunn, chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association, who looks at a new development that heralds another phase for one of the most dynamic financial sectors.  The bitcoin market could be considered as nothing short …


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 health risk to the general public, reports a harm reduction …


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 part of the Holography Conference, which takes place online 17 …


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 International Hologram Manufacturers Association, with fake vaccine and test certificates …


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 International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) is part of a wider …


IHMA Warns Over Africa’s Fake Covid Vaccines

Africa’s law enforcement agencies are urged to step up their investment in anti-counterfeiting measures before the trade in fake Covid 19 vaccines spirals out of control. The advice from the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) comes in the wake of reports by the Institute for Security Studies* of seizures of …


IHMA Says Holograms Make Tasty Addition To Food Safety

News that holograms could be ‘printed’ on food shows how innovation continues to push the technology’s boundaries, says the International Hologram Manufacturers Association. The move follows reports from the USA that scientists have moulded edible holograms onto chocolate. Although it’s early days, and the process only works for certain types …


IHMA Warns Over Latest Covid Counterfeiting Scam

The IHMA says news that people are being duped into buying fake Covid tests reinforces the urgent need for manufacturers and law enforcement agencies to step up investment in anti-counterfeiting measures including product security devices. The message comes in the wake of reports this week of illicit sales of fake …