August 22, 2013, Mt. Prospect, IL – Cummins Allison, the leading innovator and provider of coin, currency and check handling solutions, hosted a visit from Adam Lawrence, Chief Executive of The Royal Mint of the United Kingdom. The Royal Mint is the world's leading export mint, making coins and medals for an average of 50 countries every year.
“Cummins Allison strives to provide our customers with cost efficient currency processing products throughout the world, and a strong working relationship with all of the world coin mints is critical to our success,” Doug Mennie, president, Cummins Allison. “As coin design, materials and authentication features change, our collaboration with the world mints assures our banking and retail customers of a smooth, seamless transition. Our partnership and recent meetings with Adam Lawrence and his Royal Mint staff have been especially important given their significant role in minting and providing coin circulation solutions for the United Kingdom and many other governments worldwide.”
Adam Lawrence, chief executive, The Royal Mint commented, “It was a pleasure to visit the Cummins Allison facility and meet up with the team. At The Royal Mint, we recognize the importance of working closely with validation and detection partners within the currency industry to ensure that customers receive value for money and consistently high quality throughout the whole cash cycle. Currency credibility underpins our business and our relationship with Cummins Allison is central to ensuring that our integrity is maintained as the technologies in coin production and counterfeit detection progress to new levels.”
About Cummins Allison
Cummins Allison is a global leader in developing technologies which count, sort, authenticate and scan currency and checks. The U.S.-based company has over a 125-year heritage of leadership in technology and product innovation and currently serves the majority of financial institutions worldwide, as well as leading organizations in retail, casinos, law enforcement and government. The company holds more than 350 patents. Cummins Allison is headquartered near Chicago, IL and has wholly owned subsidiaries in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, France and Australia. The company also has an extensive sales and service network with more than 50 offices in North America and is represented in over 70 countries. For more information, visit cumminsallison.com.
About The Royal Mint
The Royal Mint is one of the world’s oldest and most venerable organizations, with an unbroken history of minting British coinage dating back over 1000 years. While The Royal Mint’s finest traditions are always respected, it continually innovates in order to stay at the forefront of world minting, embracing the latest production techniques and technology in order to offer excellence to our clients across the globe. By underpinning our proud heritage with a highly progressive outlook, coins from The Royal Mint remain a byword for trust and reliability the world over.
As well as over 1,000 years of producing British coinage, The Royal Mint has long been trusted with the currencies of other countries. It currently serves more than 100 issuing authorities around the world and meet approximately 15% of global demand, making us the world’s leading export mint. For more information, visit www.royalmint.com
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