History

Bundesdruckerei is synonymous for more than 250 years of German history. The company's origins date as far back as the 18th century. Since 1763, the company has been working here in Berlin on behalf of the state. Find out about the moving times that we have been witness to.

1763
1851
1879
1883
1914
1933
1938
1945
1948
1951
1952
1956
1957
1961
1975
1987
1989
1992
1994
1997
1998
2000
2002
2003
2005
2007
2009
2010
2012
2013
2015
2016
2017
2012
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Strategic Investments

Bundesdruckerei acquires shares in DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH, one of the leading international biometrics producers. In 2013, the company invests in cryptography specialist cv cryptovision GmbH.

2010
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Electronic ID Card

Starting 1 November 2010, Bundesdruckerei produces the new electronic ID card for Germany. This is the first document which enables holders to identify themselves without doubt in both the analogue and the digital world.