Beginning of the operation of the printing works under the National Bank of Czechoslovakia.
An award at the International Exposition of Art and Technology in Modern Life in Paris for the design of the CZK 1,000 banknote.
Founding of the National Bank of Czechoslovakia with an authorisation to print payment instruments in its own printing works.
Setting up of STATE PRINTING WORKS OF SECURITIES, state enterprise , to produce banknotes, security printed items and important government forms.
Intensifying export activities.
Extension of the product portfolio to include travel documents, meal vouchers, traveller’s cheques, traffic tickets, small lotteries, etc.
Awarding of the CZK 20 banknote with the portrait of John Amos Comenius for its artistic merit. The printing works was modernised extensively in connection with the preparation of a new issue of banknotes.
Beginning of production of biometric travel documents.
Awarding of the CZK 1,000 banknote boasting innovative security features as the banknote of the year.
Beginning of ID Cards production in ID1 format.
90th anniversary of STATE PRINTING WORKS OF SECURITIES, state enterprise.
Certification ISO 14298:2013 – Management of security printing processes.
2nd generation of digital tachographs. Successful start of the Track & Trace project concerning tobacco products.
Establishment of new Digital Services Department.
Development of the digital projects (Track&Trace, eID and software for print scratch cards.
The new ID cards contain a contactless chip which stores the holder′s biometric data,
i.e. an image of the holder′s face and fingerprints, just like passports.
STC combines traditional value printing and
proprietary software solutions for this high-security product.
95th anniversary of Stae Printing Works of Securities, s. e.
STC changes its visual style.