NBA renews OpSec Security as its global licensed merchandise security authentication partner

Lancaster, Penn. — June 21, 2016 — OpSec Security, the global leader in protecting, authenticating, and enhancing brands, services and revenues, has announced an extension of its successful partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA).

For nearly 20 years, OpSec has been the exclusive authentication supplier for NBA and Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), providing security labels and hangtags for more than 80 million products annually.

All licensed products featuring the NBA logo, or other intellectual property of the NBA or one of its 30 teams, carries an authentication label or hangtag produced by OpSec.  Utilizing proprietary security technologies, each authentication label or hangtag is uniquely serialized and can be traced back to the original manufacturer.

“OpSec has expertly packaged world-class security products with superior customer service,” said Ayala Deutsch, Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, NBA Properties. “When we encounter unauthorized NBA products, we can rely on OpSec to work with us, providing technical expertise and other valuable information to help address the counterfeiting activity.”

“A global game requires a global partner,” said Rich Cremona, CEO of OpSec Security.  “OpSec supports the NBA on every continent where merchandise is made or sold.  We’re proud of our long-standing relationship with the league and look forward to continuing our partnership.”

About OpSec Security

OpSec Security is the market leader in fighting counterfeits for brands, transaction cards and government documents and currency. OpSec delivers a comprehensive suite of end-to-end solutions, including advanced physical security technologies, supply chain track and trace services, and online and e-commerce monitoring and analysis for thousands of companies across industry sectors and 50 governments worldwide. OpSec is a wholly-owned division of OpSec Security Group Limited and operates manufacturing and software development facilities and laboratories in the USA, the UK, and Germany and has sales operations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit Follow OpSec on Twitter @OpSecSecurity, Facebook and LinkedIn.