Case Study: Arjowiggins & FIFA World Cup 2014™​

Arjowiggins Security, one of the world’s leading security solution companies for biometric passports, banknotes, and other official documents, have exhibited at the last five editions of the Soccerex Global Convention in Brazil and Manchester as well as the Soccerex European Forum 2013.

Thanks to its competence in ticketing and access control solutions for large events, Arjowiggins Security was chosen as the official licensed ticket producer for both the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 and the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Their continued presence at Soccerex, where they could showcase their unique technology, has definitely contributed to strengthen their worldwide reputation and to pave the way for new business opportunities.

Speaking at the time, Michel Jacques Giordani, CEO of Security Solutions, Arjowiggins Security. said: “Arjowiggins Security has been selected by FIFA for its strong expertise in the implementation of customized global solutions, for its unique and original offer and for its historical presence in Brazil. We are proud to team up with such a prestigious Institution and following a great FIFA Confederations Cup 2013, we will not spare our efforts to help make the 2014 FIFA World Cup an even greater success."

The Paris-based company specialises in the design, development and production of secure paper tickets and smart cards including contactless microprocessor for various applications. The company has already won several key-contracts in Italian Football with the “Tessera del Tifoso” project, the 2009 UEFA Champions League Card in Rome, the Vivo Azzurro Card for FIGC (Italian Federation Football Club) which acts as a Fan Card for the national team, offering various advantages to all members.