Technical Capacity

Technical Capacity

Printing Works of the Bulgarian National Bank Corp. is equipped with state-of-the-art printing equipment covering the entire production cycle of a wide range of secure print products, from concept formation and development of the design to packing and delivery. The production portfolio includes banknotes, identity documents and securities of various levels of protection and personalization, as well as standard print products.

Printing Works of the Bulgarian National Bank Corp. was the first in the country to acquire the new Goebel’s all-in-one hybrid tax stamp press, which gave the company a unique advantage and made it a leader on the Bulgarian printing market.

The Printing Works uses high-tech design software and prepress equipment expanding further the scope of printing services provided by the company. The available equipment allows for offset and metallographic printing. The available equipment allows for offset and metallographic printing.

A variety of machines are used to add security features to documents requiring higher level of protection, such as machines for holographic foils and kinegrams application, hot foil embossing and die cutting. The Printing Works has a special bookbinding line for production of book-type products.

Оптически вариращо мастило OVI®

Optically variable ink OVI®

Metallographic printing


Printing Technologies Available at the Printing Works:

Offset sheet-fed and web printing with rainbow printing capabilities

Metallographic printing

Roll and sheet screen printing

Inkjet and laser printing and personalization

Reel and sheet hologram application


Automatic passport finishing line

Automatic tax stamp finishing line

Flexible finishing lines for various types of securities

Special measures are taken to ensure and maintain quality and quantity control in full compliance with the international standards at every stage of the production process. All securities are printed under the supervision of the Ministry of Finance.

The system for controlled destruction of the trim waste ensures transparency and traceability of the used raw materials.


Our graphic design studio is equipped with highly sophisticated software specially developed for the design of security print products.

The design team’s exceptional skills enables the company to set new standards in products security, thus improving their overall efficiency.

The members of the design studio at Printing Works of the Bulgarian National Bank Corp. can successfully meet the ever-increasing requirements of our customers by interweaving various security features in their design work.

The foundations of their professionalism lay on the creative usage of the security printing techniques available at the Printing Works.