Paul DunnLancaster, Penn. — December 11, 2017 — OpSec Security is delighted to announce that one of its employees has received a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the hologram industry.

OpSec’s Director of Optical Technology, Dr. Paul Dunn earned the prestigious ‘Brian Monaghan Award for Business Innovation’ at the annual International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) awards ceremony. The award is bestowed to an individual judged to have made an outstanding contribution to the development of the hologram industry.

Commenting on the award, OpSec Security CEO, Rich Cremona said: “For decades, Paul has combined superb technical innovation with excellent commercial acumen. The optical security features that Paul and his team continue to develop successfully protect billions of products and documents from counterfeiting worldwide. We are thrilled to see Paul awarded this prestigious, well-deserved accolade.”

Paul joined OpSec Security, then Applied Holographics, in 1988, where he and his team continually develop security features to authenticate and protect items including the British passport, global banknotes, credit cards, replacement car parts and luxury consumer goods.

Ian Lancaster, general secretary of the IHMA from 1994 until 2015, commented on his time working alongside Paul:  “Paul was unique in being able to take fundamental science and laser holography and put it to practical effect to produce stunning and challenging holograms.”

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