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History

SMARTRAC today is a leading supplier of RFID inlays and a major player in the RFID industry. On the foundation of our strong technology base and our global production and sales network we will further develop our product portfolio and continue to deliver the best to our customers.

2012

  • Integration of the acquired businesses into SMARTRAC Group
  • Launch of a new company logo and group-wide branding activities

2011

  • SMARTRAC becomes majority owner of Neology Inc.
  • 50 percent holding in Omnia Technologie, India
  • Start of NFC Product Line
  • Acquisition of KSW Microtec AG
  • SMARTRAC signs agreement with UPM-Kymmene Corporation regarding the take-over of UPM’s RFID business

2010

  • Extension of Asian production network
  • Volume ramp-up of label and ticket inlay production in Malaysia
  • Start of card inlay production in Malaysia
  • Finalization of Joint Venture in Shenzhen, China
  • NASPO Certification of U.S. high security facility

2009

  • SMARTRAC implements the 4 business units eID, Cards, Industry & Logistics, Tickets & Labels.
  • Opening of 5th production facility in Thailand
  • Completion of EAL 5+ certification for RFID-based identity documents
  • Acquisition of assets and IP of OTI and MCT

2008

  • SMARTRAC N.V. takes full ownership of Xytec Solutions Sdn. Bhd. Malaysia
  • SMARTRAC N.V. agrees on joint venture to acquire 30 percent of RFTAG Holding Hong Kong to enter Chinese market
  • SMARTRAC acquires Sokymat Automotive GmbH

2007

  • Official opening of 4th production facility in Thailand
  • SMARTRAC N.V. acquires multitape GmbH
  • Local production of RFID components in Brazil started
  • SMARTRAC N.V. acquires HEI Inc.'s RFID division in the U.S.
  • SMARTRAC signs agreement to take full ownership of machinery builder Xytec Solutions
  • SMARTRAC opens sales office in South Korea

2006

  • Foundation of Dutch holding SMARTRAC N.V. in Amsterdam
  • Opening of European sales office in Stuttgart, Germany
  • SMARTRAC became world's largest supplier of RFID Inlays for electronic passports
  • Initial public offering (IPO), SMARTRAC shares listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

2005

  • Founding of Xytec Solutions Sdn. Bhd.
  • Official opening of 3rd production facility in Thailand

2004

  • Start of standard compliant chip module production
  • Opening of another production facility in Ayutthaya

2002

  • New factory opens in Ayutthaya
Foundation of SMARTRAC TECHNOLOGY Ltd.

2001

  • Start of mass production of inlays in Thailand

2000

  • Foundation of SMARTRAC TECHNOLOGY Ltd.
Foundation of SMARTRAC TECHNOLOGY Ltd.