Overview of counterfeiting in the EDUCATION & stationery INDUSTRY

Counterfeit textbooks cost publishers millions of dollars
- Sheridan.com

Over 1,000 fake Disney stationery products seized in raid
- Business Standard (2016)

1.5 lakh illegally printed NCERT books seized from Meerut (U.P)
- Times Now (2020)

Benefits of our smart anti-counterfeiting, packaging & supply chain solutions

Our smart anti-counterfeiting, labels and packaging solutions prevent the sale of fake books and stationery helping publishers & manufacturers secure and grow their business

Prevent sale of fake books in the market to secure genuine publishers

Allow supply chain tracking for better inventory management and control

Curtail the potential diversions of the product to different geographies

Prevent losses of publishers, writers, and end consumers due to sale of counterfeit books

Interested in Holostik’s offerings for the Education & Stationery industry?

END-TO-END SOLUTIONS FOR Education & stationery


Anti-counterfeiting technologies prevent duplication, tampering, adulteration, and diversion of the products. As per ISO 12931: 2012, the technologies can be segmented as visible, non-visible, forensic & digital. Our customized holograms and hot stamping foils along with digital barcodes help in preventing duplication of books and stationery items. Moreover, with high security printing we ensure to make your product foolproof against duplication. Here is a list of some of our anti-counterfeiting offerings for the education & stationery industry:

  • |Security Holograms/OVDs
  • |Security Printing
  • |Holographic Hot Stamping Foils
  • |Digital Product Authentication


Labels are important for brand protection, product aesthetics and supply chain visibility- when clubbed with QR Code. Made with raw materials sourced from global players like Avery Dennison, our labels are highly durable, secure, and visually appealing. Holostik’s secure labels can be integrated seamlessly with digital solutions to implement several supply chain solutions. Our labels for the education and stationery help in increasing brand identity and curbing fake products. We provide labels under the following categories for education and stationery industry:

  • |Smart labels
  • |Security labels
  • |Specialty 3D labels


Packaging nowadays is a silent salesperson and plays an indispensable role in safeguarding products and their contents. With the incorporation of proprietary digital barcodes and QR codes, Holostik packaging products allow for inventory control, warehouse management and supply chain visibility. With smart packaging solutions publishing houses can leverage the point of sale visibility of their products and boost sales. Holostik offers the following assortment of packaging solutions for education and stationery industry:

  • |UV Embossed 3D lens Film
  • |UV Embossed Folding Cartons
  • |Holographic Wide Web Packaging Films
  • |Holographic Security Pouches

Supply Chain Visibility

Visibility in supply chain is critical for your company’s growth. Comprehensive and seamless supply chain management ensures higher productivity, low wastage of raw materials and maximum utilization of resources which increase profitability. Through our customized supply chain solutions manufacturers can track their inventory in supply chain and minimize the chances of duplication. We provide different layers of solution such as physical and digital made completely inhouse, so that it is nearly impossible for counterfeiters to duplicate them. Our customized offerings in supply chain visibility include the following:

  • |Track and Trace
  • |Inventory Management
  • |Reward Management
  • |Warranty Management


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