The Bundesdruckerei Group

Bundesdruckerei is a one-stop solution provider for the secure design of the digital transformation. Together with its subsidiaries and shareholdings, the company ensures that businesses, authorities and governments can rely on secure protection for personal identities. Bundesdruckerei currently has eight subsidiaries and shareholdings.

D-TRUST GmbH is the accredited and qualified trust service provider of Bundesdruckerei GmbH. The company is a pioneer in the field of secure electronic identities and is among the few German trust service providers listed by Germany's Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur). It is recognised as a certification service provider both for legal entities and individuals. D-TRUST offers electronic signatures as well as PKI products and services and is also an eID service provider.

Maurer Electronics GmbH acts as Bundesdruckerei's development company for ID systems and system components. The company with its registered office in Munich and branch offices in Hamburg and Hanover develops hardware and software for the capture, personalisation and verification of ID documents. It further integrates such components into complete system solutions and offers services for these hardware and software solutions.

Based in Kirchheim near Munich, genua GmbH specialises in network security solutions and focuses on customers with special IT security requirements. Its product range includes firewalls, high-security gateways, virtual private networks (VPNs) for secure data exchange on the Internet, remote maintenance solutions for machinery and IT systems, as well as solutions for mobile security. Bundesdruckerei holds a 52-percent stake in the company.

Poland-based iNCO Spółka z o.o. offers scanning services. The company focuses on the capture of technical and scientific documents and their conversion to electronic publications. iNCO also provides administration services for Bundesdruckerei's Business Portal.

Veridos GmbH is operated jointly by Bundesdruckerei and Giesecke & Devrient. The partners have bundled their international business with solutions for secure identification, such as passport and ID card systems for governments in this joint venture in which Bundesdruckerei holds a 40-percent share.

With a share of 22.43 percent, Bundesdruckerei GmbH is one of the shareholders of Hamburg-based DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH. Dermalog is Germany's largest biometrics manufacturer and one of the world's leading companies in biometric identification. The company’s key products include automated fingerprint identification systems (AFIS).


Thanks to its 35.1-percent share in cv cryptovision GmbH, Bundesdruckerei has access to the technical know-how needed to develop cryptographic methods. This company with its registered office in Gelsenkirchen is recognised as an expert in highly efficient, secure encryption methods. It offers innovative cryptography along with electronic identity solutions.

Bundesdruckerei, together with Shanghai Banknote Printing Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Securities Printing Co., Ltd., operates Shanghai MITE Speciality & Precision Printing Co., Ltd. This company, in which Bundesdruckerei holds a 25-percent stake, is the sole supplier of Chinese passports.

Bundesdruckerei's organisational chart

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