The Banque de France has modernised their banknote printing centre in Chamalières. The bank institute commissioned Hunkeler Systeme AG with the design and installation of the new disposal technology. The previous manual work processes was now adapted to an automatic workflow.
In Chamalières, west of the city of Clermont-Ferrand, the Banque de France prints the banknotes for the country. Just recently, the financial institution has invested in state-of-the-art production technology. The renewed capacities affect the production level with the separation of the printing sheets into the individual banknotes and sorting the banknotes according to defined quality criteria. At the end of the process chain, there is an automatic disposal system, which takes into account the very strict security regulations affecting the processing of banknotes and bonds. The Banque de France commissioned Hunkeler Systeme AG with the planning and installation of the entire disposal system. Importanat for their decision was the compact, space saving components, a one hundred percent integration of mechanical and technical controls and the high-grade/quality automated processes. According to the customer, Hunkeler Systeme AG was the right partner when solutions for demanding and complex tasks are required.