History

nearly three decades ago, inspired by the rich potential of holographic science, we began to design solutions to the world’s authentication challenges. 30 years later, we have changed our name to SURYS, which conveys the breadth of our offer.

Milestones

1984
Creation of Hologram Industries by Hugues Souparis and Denis Lachaud

1989
Diversification into security holograms

1993-1994
Security holograms become sole focus
Creation of the subsidiary Hologram Industries Polska

1998
Initial Public Offering
Selection by the European Central Bank for holograms on high denominations of the Euro

1999
Holocis™ is launched in Poland

2003
First passport with DID™ feature

2006
Acquisition of Dausmann Holography, Germany

2009
Acquisition of Advestigo, France, digital anti-piracy specialist
Acquisition of SecureMark Decal, USA, vehicle security label printer

2010
Acquisition of Keesing Reference Systems BV, Netherlands, publisher of the world’s largest database of reference documents (banknotes and identity)
Acquisition of Label System Authentication, USA, a manufacturer of security and holographic labels for brand protection
First DID™ on banknotes, 500 and 100 Piso in the Philippines

2012
Opening of a production site in Trumbull, Connecticut
Launch of Optical Smart™ product family

2014
Acquisition of Trigenion GmbH, a company specialized in the design and production of ID personalization systems
Launch of the Plasmogram

2015
Hologram Industries becomes SURYS