De La Rue Plc engages in the business of providing commercial security printing and papermaking services. It operates through the following business segments: Currency; Identity Solutions; and Product Authentication and Traceability. The Currency segment provides printed banknotes, banknote paper and polymer substrates and banknote security components. The Identity Solutions segment involves in the provision of passport, epassport, national ID and eID, driving licence and voter registration schemes. The Product Authentication and Traceability segment produces security documents, including authentication labels, brand licensing products, government documents, cheques and postage stamps. The company was founded by Thomas de la Rue in February 1813 and is headquartered in Basingstoke, the United Kingdom.