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SMARTRAC Restarts Production in Thailand

(PresseBox) (Amsterdam, ) SMARTRAC N.V., a leading developer, manufacturer, and supplier of RFID transponders, announced that the company has restarted production in Thailand as from today.

Two months after the company had been forced to cease manufacturing at its five production facilities in Ayutthaya due to the severe flood disaster in Thailand, SMARTRAC has accomplished restart of production.

The company said that the earlier than expected restart date is a result of the positive progress of the draining and cleaning work, the relentless effort of the local team, and the excellent dependability of suppliers and business partners.

SMARTRAC is also confident that total production capacity of the Group will be re-established in the course of January 2012.


SMARTRAC is a leading developer, manufacturer, and supplier of RFID components for a broad range of applications in all current frequency standards. The company produces both ready-made and customized transponders for public transport, access control, RFID-based car immobilizers, animal identification, libraries, industry, and logistics.

SMARTRAC is the global market leader in high-quality RFID inlays for electronic passports (e-passports) and contactless credit cards (e-payment) as well as for RFID transponders for public transportation applications. SMARTRAC was founded in 2000, went public in July 2006, and trades as a stock corporation under Dutch law with its registered headquarters in Amsterdam. The company currently employs some 3,300 employees and maintains a global research and development, production, and sales network.