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The new five-pound note made using polymers enters circulation in the UK today (13th Sept). more

Sep 13, 2016 9:45 AM Industry News

Innovia has opened a new, start-of-the-art, high security plant at its Wigton site in Cumbria for the manufacture of the substrate used for polymer banknotes. more

Sep 9, 2016 2:56 PM Industry News

The Governor of the Bank of England has officially unveiled the design of the new plastic £5 note and says it “exploits the possibilities of polymers” within its range of unique features. more

Jun 2, 2016 3:46 PM Industry News

The Bank of England will unveil the design of the new £5 bank note made from polymer at a ceremony in Oxfordshire tomorrow. more

Jun 1, 2016 10:10 AM Materials

The Bank of England’s Chief Cashier has officially opened a new film line that will be used for the production of the UK’s polymer banknotes. more

Nov 10, 2015 12:05 PM Industry News

A new £20 note printed on polymer will be available from 2018, the Bank of England has announced. more

Sep 8, 2015 9:28 AM Industry News

Bank of England officials have described a recent meeting held with the British Plastics Federation (BPF) as providing an “extraordinary valuable insight” into the UK’s manufacturing, distribution and retailing activities. more

Jul 20, 2015 3:28 PM Industry News

The Bank of England has announced that it has selected De La Rue as its “preferred bidder” in the tender to print its plastic banknotes. more

Sep 9, 2014 3:22 PM

The reality of using polymer banknotes in the UK has moved one step closer to reality, as the Bank of England announced it is to launch a public consultation programme to decide whether or not to go ahead with printing on plastic. more

Sep 11, 2013 10:36 AM Industry News

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