Santander Supplier Awards 2014

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Santander Supplier Awards 2014

DLRS are once again delighted to announce that we have secured our 3rd Santander supplier award.

This award relates to services rendered by DLRS (NI) Ltd for 2013 and is recognition of DLRS constant focus on customer service.

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DLRS management and staff are proud to be associated with Santander and Geoban UK.  Peter Thomas General Manager, DLRS (NI) Ltd was delighted to accept the award from Mr Alvaro Paz Director General Geoban UK.  Peter said “The standard every year improves across the supplier base; such awards are hugely beneficial in developing and maintaining best practice, something we share with all our customers. We look forward to continuing our association with Santander; hopefully we will be successful again next year.”

DLRS constantly score very highly with all our customers in terms of quality of service. If you would like further details of how we can assist your company please feel free to contact Peter @ peter.thomas@smurfitkappa.ie

DLRS Impress at Secure Document World

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DLRS Impress at Secure Document World

DLRS Limited exhibited at Secure Document World (SDW 2014) in London on June 17th and 18th 2014. DLRS had an excellent show, our high profile position in the Fleming Suite of the QE II Conference Centre afforded us ample opportunity to meet many local and international visitors.

We would like to thank all of the visitors to our exhibition stand, both suppliers and consumers of secure solutions. We would also like to thank the event organisers, particularly Mark Lockie and Janine Bill for all their support and assistance. The exhibition was a great opportunity for us to discuss new technologies that are available to combat ever increasing attacks on secure documents.

As part of the Conference, DLRS and HID Global hosted an evening to celebrate the successful roll-out of the new Irish ePassport Featured speakers on the night were Joe Nugent, Ireland’s Director of Passport Services, Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Gary McGann, CEO, Smurfit Kappa Group and Denis Hébert, CEO, HID Global. It was a most enjoyable evening.

We will shortly be announcing the winner of the iPad competition, which we held at the exhibition.

Attendance at SDW and other international events forms part of DLRS’s strategy to expand beyond our borders.

To see more photographs from the exhibition, please do so here.

DLRS to exhibit at Secure Document World 2014

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DLRS to exhibit at Secure Document World 2014

DLRS Limited are delighted to announce that they will be exhibiting at this year’s Secure Document World Conference and Exhibition, which will be held in the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London, from 16th to 18th June 2014.

We hope you will join us in London for the leading annual conference and exhibition in the security document, advanced border control, identity and document anti-counterfeiting industry.

For full conference details see www.sdw2014.com

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DLRS Win Prestigious International High Security Design Award

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The New Irish Passport wins prestigious International High Security design award

DLRS are delighted to announce that we have won  the Regional ID Document of the Year 2014 Award. It was presented at the High Security Printing Conference in Milan on Tuesday evening February 18th, and recognises outstanding achievement in the design and printing of identity documents in Europe. In presenting the award the conference organisers recognised the pioneering use of many new high security printing technologies and techniques by the Irish consortium led by DLRS.

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The award was accepted by Fiona Penollar of the Irish Passport Office and Joseph Callaghan and Wil Byrne of DLRS.

We have received excellent media coverage and praise from many quarters.
Mr Liam O’Mahony, Chairman, Smurfit Kappa plc sent a message to Tom O’Mahony DLRS’ Managing Director “Congratulations to you and the team on winning the award for the passport – totally deserved, well done!”

An Tánaiste ( Irish Deputy Prime Minister), Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Eamon Gilmore TD said in a Press release from Government Buildings in Dublin

“I would like to congratulate the companies involved in winning this international award. They combined innovative use of modern security measures with images of Irish culture and landscapes in a book that has been well received by Irish citizens around the world. Today the international security printing industry also recognises this achievement.
 
“I am particularly pleased that the work was undertaken by a group of young energetic Irish designers with a passion to deliver a world class product. This award proves Irish companies are competing against the best and winning on the global stage.”

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The passport book was designed and produced in Ireland by a consortium led by DLRS of Bray, HID Ireland of Baile na hAbhainn, Absolute Graphics of Bray, and the Central Bank on foot of a competitive tender process. DLRS are delighted to have won this award. This award illustrates DLRS’ ability to compete on a world stage creatively and competitively .If you would like to discuss this project or any other services DLRS can offer please feel free to contact us.

DLRS welcome Smurfit Kappa Chairman

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DLRS welcome Smurfit Kappa Chairman

The management and staff of DLRS were delighted to welcome Mr Liam O’Mahony, Smurfit Kappa plc Chairman, to our Bray site on February 4th. He was visiting as part of his tour of Smurfit Kappa businesses. Mr O’Mahony was particularly interested in the New Irish Passport and in DLRS state of the art Biometric card personalisation facility. As part of his tour he saw the passport in full production and met our designers who were responsible for the new design launched late last year.

Mr Tom O’Mahony DLRS, Managing Director, Mr Liam O’Mahony ,Smurfit Kappa Plc. Chairman Mr Tom Mooney Chief Executive, Smurfit Kappa Ireland and Mr Ray Murphy ,Smurfit Kappa group.

Mr Tom O’Mahony DLRS, Managing Director, Mr Liam O’Mahony ,Smurfit Kappa Plc. Chairman Mr Tom Mooney Chief Executive, Smurfit Kappa Ireland and Mr Ray Murphy ,Smurfit Kappa group.

2013 Year in Review

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2013 ‘Year in Review’

In this news release we have sought to include some other key events and meetings that took place during 2013.   As you will see DLRS have been very busy promoting our unique services and skills. Strategically, DLRS have identified opportunities to develop our presence outside our traditional markets of Ireland and the UK, working with excellent organisations and individuals. We are delighted to be associated with new partners, we exhibited for the first time at Intergraf, a world renowned security exhibition and seminar and welcomed many customers and friends to our plants. In all 2013 was a year of great change at DLRS. We continue to strive to be the best we can for our customers and look forward to welcoming many new customers in 2014.
– Tom O’Mahony ,Managing Director ,DLRS Ltd.

1. Royal Advertising & Security, Dubai visit DLRS.
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Mr Mazen Awamleh, Managing Director and Mr Main Awamleh, Chief Designer visited DLRS to discuss opportunities to work with DLRS on Passport and Identity solutions.

Royal Advertising is based in Dubai in U.A.E and Amman, Jordan.

The company has extensive experience developing security solutions and see this as an opportunity to leverage DLRS production capabilities and create a knowledge transfer between both companies.

DLRS are delighted to be associated with such a prestigious company from United Arab Emirates and look forward to creating an excellent working relationship.

2. Assistant Director Banking at Central Bank of Uganda visited both DLRS plants as part of a quality review.
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DLRS were delighted to welcome Mr Isaac Seguya from Central Bank of Uganda to sign off a job on press at our Bray location. Such occasions give DLRS the opportunity to showcase our technical capabilities and confirm our commitment to such long term customers.

Mr Isaac Seguya said “It was nice going through the design and production process of our security paper. Indeed your processes, procedures and quality assurance don’t leave anything to chance and I must note that I was impressed.”

DLRS are developing our presence in a number of African markets and see our long term relationships with such prestigious customers as an excellent introduction to the market.

If you have any queries please feel free to contact Peter Thomas @ peter.thomas@smurfitkappa.ie

3. DLRS engage a New representative for Tanzania
HarryPassportPictureDLRS are delighted to announce that Mr Harry Tuluhungwa will represent DLRS in the Tanzanian market for security products and solutions .Harry has many years’ experience dealing with blue chip financial and government customers.
DLRS are committed to developing our presence in Africa and continue to work with banks and governments directly to add value and reduce fraud and counterfeit. If you have any queries please feel free to contact Peter Thomas @ peter.thomas@smurfitkappa.ie alternatively for Tanzania contact Harry @ harry.tuluhungwa@gmail.com

4. Launch of the New Free Travel card 
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In conversation  Joe O Callaghan, Production Manager , DLRS with Orla Fanthom and Mairin Haren ,Department of Social Protection  together with Martijn Donders,  Joost van Prooijen and Martine de VISSCHER from MORPHO BV. During the launch of the Free Travel card in December 2013.

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DLRS exhibit at Intergraf Vienna

DLRS are delighted to have attended our first Intergraf security printers conference as an exhibitor. This conference is a very prestigious world renowned event held internationally. This year it was in Vienna, Austria during December. DLRS received a lot of very welcome praise from governments and suppliers alike for our very striking exhibit. We were further bolstered by an excellent presentation by Mr Joe Nugent, Passport Services, Department of Foreign affairs on the Anti-counterfeiting measures incorporated into the New Irish Passport.

Earlier in the year the Irish government launched the New Irish passport, designed, manufactured and project managed by DLRS.

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DLRS (NI) Ltd win BSO Prescriptions contract for Northern Ireland

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DLRS (NI) Ltd win BSO Prescriptions contract for Northern Ireland
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DLRS (NI) Ltd are delighted to announce that we have won the Northern Ireland prescriptions contract commencing on January 1st 2014 for a 2 year period. This is huge boost for our business and an acknowledgement of the expertise and competitive nature of our Lisburn plant.

Peter Thomas, General Manager ,DLRS (NI) said that,”this was a contract we held for many years ,there is a real sense of pride and satisfaction among management and staff in Lisburn that we have secured this contract again. This contract is a highly sought after high security solution particularly suited to DLRS core competencies of secure data personalisation and fulfilment, we are thrilled to get it back”.

The service requires DLRS (NI) Ltd to print, personalise and fulfil secure prescription documents for Doctors, Nurses, Dentists, Community Pharmacists and other prescribers right across Northern Ireland on behalf of BSO (Business Services Organisations)

DLRS Limited now listed on Intergraf’s list of Certified Security Printers

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DLRS Limited now listed on Intergraf’s list of Certified Security Printers
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Tom O’Mahony Managing Director and Caoimhe O’Donoghue Customer Service & Quality Manager DLRS Limited 05th November 2013.

DLRS Limited are delighted to announce that they have been successfully audited as Security Printer according to the CWA 14641:2009 standard and are now listed on Intergraf’s list of Certified Security Printers www.securityprinters.org.   ‘We are proud to be the first Irish Company to have achieved this prestigious standard and we know that this certification will bring added value to our clients’ said Tom O’Mahony Managing Director of DLRS Limited.

DLRS Limited hosted a visit from An Taoiseach Mr. Enda Kenny T.D.

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DLRS Limited hosted a visit from An Taoiseach Mr. Enda Kenny T.D.

Tom Mooney, Managing Director Smurfit Kappa Print Division, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D., Tom O’Mahony Managing Director DLRS Limited 30th July 2013.

DLRS Limited was delighted to host a visit from An Taoiseach Mr. Enda Kenny T.D. in its Bray site on Tuesday 30th July.   An Taoiseach was given a presentation followed by a tour of the card production facility.   DLRS Limited has issued over 285,000 Public Service Cards (PSC) on behalf of the Department of Social Protection since the roll out of the scheme last year.   The card aims to provide public service providers with a verification of an individual’s identity.    DLRS Managing Director Tom O’Mahony said ‘It was a great honour to host An Taoiseach at DLRS Limited and a recognition of the excellent relationships, which DLRS Limited has forged with the Department of Social Protection and our other Government customers’.

DLRS to exhibit at Intergraf Security Printers International Conference and Exhibition

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DLRS to exhibit at Intergraf Security Printers International Conference and Exhibition

DLRS Limited are delighted to announce that they will be exhibiting at this year’s Intergraf  Security Printers International Conference and Exhibition, which will be held in Vienna, Austria from 04th to 06th December 2013.

Managing Director, Tom O’Mahony says ‘Exhibiting at this conference will enable DLRS to showcase our recent security printing innovations and strategic partnerships on an international stage’

We hope you will join us in Vienna for this world renowned  security event.   For conference registration see www.securityprinters.org.