Document Security

Did you know that every year businesses lose billions of dollars due to check fraud and lack of education on business document security? Don’t let your business fall victim!

No system, program, or feature is completely foolproof. However, taking measures in a vigilant manner will deter ill-intended activity and simultaneously strengthen your company’s image.

Horizon Print Solutions complete line of document security products is the answer for your business. Choose from the security paper features and package options below to select the protection level that best matches the needs of your company.

Security Paper Features:
Border Copy Warning – A notice or warning designed to advise document handlers and potential fraud artists of specific overt and covert safeguards present. Commonly printed in reverse type on face of document above background screen or pantograph.

Microprinting – Miniature print or text which appears as screened line or border. Type commonly consists of a company name or warning message. Verified with magnifying glass. Copied or scanned attempts appear plugged and/or unreadable.
Artificial Watermark – Logo or pattern printed in opaque ink normally on back of document. Visible when viewed at 45º angle. Provides immediate verification of authenticity.

Ultraviolet (UV) Ink – Image(s) printed in invisible ink which, when exposed under ultraviolet (black) light appears as glowing, bright fluorescent color. UV ink can be used as a second color in pantograph designs and/or as an artificial watermark. Provides immediate verification of authenticity.

Embossing – Pattern or logo formed into paper resulting in raised or three dimensional image.Gives a distinctive and affluent appearance to documents, especially when combined with foil
stamping. Tactile property of feature provides immediate verification.

Bleed Thru MICR & Arabic Numbers – Aniline dye in ink results in numbers penetrating paper, developing into visible, ghosted or blurred image
on back of document. Provides immediate
verification of authenticity.

Void Pantograph – Background designs or screens which expose a hidden VOID pattern when scanned or copied. VOID commonly printed in repeat pattern for the purpose of complicating counterfeiting attempts.

Foil Stamping – A hot stamped decorative
feature difficult to copy or scan. If attempted, copied or scanned image will appear mostly black due to reflection effect. Available in solid color or as rainbow.

Holographic Foil Stamping – A hot stamped foil image appearing as three dimensional or rainbow colored to the document handler.Unique and distinctive as a document feature, it simultaneously serves as a safeguard.Copying and scanning resistant.

Padlock Icon – A symbol which indicates the presence of security technologies used to prevent copying, alterations, counterfeiting or other fraudulent methods. The icon is a certified mark of the Financial Stationers Association, and is printed on the face of documents in conjunction with a “warning box” commonly printed on the back.

Fluorescent Fibers – Invisible unless exposed under ultraviolet (black) light where fibers appear as bright, glowing yellow threads. Copiers cannot reproduce.

Black and Blue Dye(s) – Dyes react to a wide variety of chemical solvents used to remove information from documents. Black or blue stain clearly visible upon placement of alteration solvents.

TonerGripTM – A supplemental feature developed for the purpose of thwarting attempts by forgers to alter laser printed documents. A unique surface treatment, applied at mill yields greater adhesion of toner on surface of document. By fusing toner to paper fibers, any alteration attempts (usually by cellophane tape lifting printed image) become clearly detectable.

Multi-language Brown Stain VOID – Brown colored “VOID” appears in six languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Chinese) signaling contact of a bleach or chlorine-based ink eradicator on document. Provides immediate notification that document is non-negotiable.

Fluorescent Artificial Watermark – Visible under ultraviolet (black) light or when held at 45º angle. Copier and /or scanner resistant.

Security Packages

Basic Package includes:
* Value SafetyTM Security Paper
(contains same built-in features as Check ProtectTM, without artificial watermark and brown stain VOID pattern)
* Standard Border Copy Warning
* Bleed Thru MICR and Arabic Numbers
* Standard Microprint Signature Line
* Regulation CC Backer

Premium Package includes:
* Check ProtectTM Safety Paper
(built-in features shown above)
* Standard Border Copy Warning
* Bleed Thru MICR and Arabic Numbers
* Standard Microprint Signature Line
* Choice of Regulation CC Backer
or”Padlock” icon feature

Premium Plus Package includes:
All of the features included in Premium plus the additional benefits of Toner GripTM for laser cut-sheet products.