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  • 19 Mar 2007

SRMG becomes first associate member of Brand Protection Alliance

SRMG joined the Brand Protection Alliance as its first associate member during the association’s annual meeting which was held in Charlotte, North Carolina. In this capacity, SRMG will expand the BPA’s technology offerings in the investigative and diversion detection services areas.

‘We are extremely pleased to be able to offer association members and our clients the services of a company like SRMG,’ said Lynn Crutchfield, the president of the BPA. ‘Their extensive background in corporate security and brand protection, combined with their worldwide network of proven security professionals, will allow SRMG to provide the BPA with first-class solutions to problems such as counterfeiting, product diversion, and fraud.’

According to Scott Nelson, the president of SRMG, ‘The issues of brand protection and intellectual property rights are pressing ones for the paper and packaging industries. We are pleased to have the opportunity to combine our expertise with that of other BPA member companies to provide brand owners with a comprehensive range of authentication, prevention, and security solutions.’

SRMG is a consulting company specializing in independent global security and risk management services for corporations and individuals. SRMG’s proven secur-link process can help companies develop a customized protection solution that will successfully secure their business and personal environments.

The Brand Protection Alliance was established in 2005 to serve as a resource organization that will assist brand owners in designing, developing and implementing customized, secure solutions against consumer product counterfeiting and diversion. Through its broad range of membership and available technologies, the BPA is equipped to provide a comprehensive range of authentication, prevention, and security solutions to global consumer products manufacturers. The solutions offered by the BPA member companies will incorporate confidential covert or overt identifiers to positively authenticate genuine brand items versus counterfeits and provide a verifiable return on investment to the brand owner.

Members include: Acucote Incorporated, Atlantic Paper Company, Alexander Watson Associates, Document Security Systems Inc., Dunmore Corporation, EFI Jetrion, Gallus Inc., IIMAK, Kodak Traceless Systems, Kurz Transfer Products, Security & Risk Management Group, LLC, Water Ink Technologies, and YottaMark.