Bureau of Printing & Engraving - Fort Worth, Texas
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
N 32° 54.094 W 097° 20.880
14S E 654502 N 3641584
Quick Description: A majority of the paper money is printed here.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 1/28/2009 3:55:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM5P5T
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
Views: 9

Long Description:
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (B.E.P.) is a government agency within the United States Department of the Treasury that designs and produces a variety of security products for the United States Government, most notable of which is paper currency for the Federal Reserve. In addition to paper currency, the B.E.P. produces Treasury securities; military commissions and award certificates; invitations and admission cards; and many different types of identification cards, forms, and other special security documents for a variety of Government agencies. The B.E.P. does not produce coins; all coinage is produced by the United States Mint. With production facilities in Washington, DC, and Fort Worth, Texas, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing is the largest producer of Government security documents in the United States. Tours are offered at both the Washington DC and the Fort Worth facility. The tour features the various steps of currency production, beginning with large, blank sheets of paper, and ending with wallet-ready bills.
Product manufactured here: Prints the 100, 50, 20, 5, and 1 dollar bills

Address:
9000 Blue Mound road
Fort Worth, Texas USA
76131


Web Page: [Web Link]

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