OeSD Research & Quality Centre

The new OeSD Research & Quality Centre is an interdisciplinary institution focusing on: Quality Assurance Quality Development Security Features Innovations Total Traceability OeSD Research and Quality Centre's four focus areas: Quality Assurance Output Test routine Raw materials audit Semi-finished good revision Final inspection Test reports Definition tolerance values (in accordance with customers) Definition nominal values (according to customer specifications) Security ... Read More

Total Quality

Quality and quality assurance are essential in the field of identification and security printing. OeSD’s customers and citizens who use OeSD ID documents rely on that their ID documents can be authenticated and validated in every corner of the world – fast, easily and smoothly and are forgery-proof to the highest extent possible Therefore quality assurance (like security) forms an ... Read More

High Security Printing

Founded in 1804, OeSD has developed a unique know-how in high security printing. OeSD handle orders for printing or personalization on all types of substrates (paper, polymer, plastic) and formats (card, booklet etc.) for high security documents incorporating a barcode, a magnetic stripe or an electronic chip. As a trusted partner of governments OeSD designs, prints and personalises high security ... Read More

Digital Security

Our customers (mainly government ministries, agencies) have unique requirements. So we tailor our solutions to be able to precisely meet every one of the data security and identity challenges they give us. We aim for excellence in the integrity and confidentiality of assets and data belonging to OeSD and our clients, and achieve this by executing a complete and strict ... Read More

Total Security

Our Total Security Concept can be best described as an “all inclusive” approach where every part of the company, every sub-process and every internal and external interface is examined from a security perspective. The three most important production principles in our Total Security Concept are “redundancy”, “control” and “physical separation”. In a modern society an interruption of supply of identity ... Read More

High Security Solutions

Data security is paramount for our customers – and so it is for OeSD. It is in the vital interest of our clients, that security (like quality assurance) is not only “part of our business” but also that it forms an integral part of all our internal and external processes. We never lean back when it comes to security – ... Read More

Further High Security Products

Tax labels DThe tax labels produced by OeSD are used primarily in value protection, such as for the sealing of alcoholic beverages and cigarette packs. Tax labels are equipped in strict compliance with all security features required by the customers. Additionally: Pyrotechnist ID cards Firearms Certificates Captain’s Certificates

Gift Certificates

stable value – secure – individual The OeSD develops Gift Certificates incorporating security features that meet the individual needs of its customers and offers, at the same time, an end-to-end service from the conception through to the design and the personalization of security print products.


OeSD has a proven track record when it comes to the printing of stamps. As early as 1850, it produced the first stamps for the Austrian Postal Service. Later on, Austria’s tradition in the field of copper engraving as well as manual artistic intaglio printing led to the production of stamps using the high-quality recess printing process. Austria is among ... Read More

Visas/Resident Permits

An ever increasing number of people are travelling from one country to another, from one continent to the other. Borders are becoming open; air travel is getting extremely popular. The backside of these positive developments is an increase in illegal immigration and terrorists attacks, using identity fraud as a means for these purposes. Biometric visas and electronic residence permits are ... Read More