Giesecke & Devrient – Creating Confidence.

The Evolution of a Company: Innovation based on Tradition
Since 1852, international advanced technology leader Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has been creating confidence. The company first began specializing in the printing of currencies and securities. Today, G&D is a global market leader and trusted partner in government and private sectors, supplying strategic solutions for banknotes, telecommunications, electronic payment, transport, healthcare, personal identification, customer loyalty, multi-media and Internet security.

International Orientation
Worldwide, the G&D global family comprises of over 49 subsidiaries and joint ventures across 30 countries, employing some 10,000. The Canadian state-of-the-art facility situated in Markham, Ontario hosts the latest technology in physical and logical security, equipment and processes. G&D Systems Canada, Inc. offers complete end-to-end solutions and fulfillment for the North American market in magnetic stripe, contact, contactless, dual-interface cards, mobile payment, on-line authentication and enhanced card identification. Teams of experienced specialists work daily with major Canadian financial institutions, federal and provincial governments, retailers, telecommunication companies, gaming associations, and transit authorities. As a strategic solutions provider, G&D is a trusted brand and strategic partner in concept development, secure innovation, cost effectiveness and delivery.

Proudly Playing the Leading Role in the Migration of EMV in Canada
Since August 2008, in one of the most complex markets, G&D has been and continues to, deliver the majority of chip migration for credit and debit in Canada. In fact, this is the largest scope of change in Canadian payment history since debit cards years ago. G&D continues to lead the way in advancing payment technology with solutions for Dual Interface Smart Cards and Mobile payment.

Shaping the Future
As a high-technology enterprise, G&D has been a force for change with a proven ability to innovate. Always eager to embrace new developments, G&D gives a high priority to research and development, investing 109 Mio Euro in these activities. Products and services complement and enhance each other in such a way that operations remain largely unaffected by cyclical fluctuations. G&D develops products of a high standard and uses environmentally responsible production methods
Security and competence are the company’s watchwords. G&D is an integral partner that is solutions orientated and trusted by banks, governments and carriers. Its customer-centric products, systems, and services make G&D a reliable partner for any organization needing to solve complex problems in security-related fields. G&D is the one partner around the globe people trust to safeguard the value of their assets.


Cheryl Hutton, Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications, Cards & Services
Giesecke & Devrient
316 Markland Street, Markham, ON  L6C 0C1
Tel; 905-946-2808


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