Gemplus Intl Opens Smart Card Factory In China

Friday 19 November 2004 09:59 CET | News

GEMPLUS has opened a new smart card plant in China, as part of a joint venture operation with CHINA PUTIAN GROUP.

The new factory produces smart cards for mobile phones based on the global system for mobile communications (GSM) and code division multiple access (CDMA) standards, fixed-line phones, personal access system (PAS) phones, as well as 3G phones. The move will expand production, cut costs, and give the company a foothold when 3G is launched in China. The plant will have a capacity of around 200 million cards a year in its initial stage, with the capability to increase production to meet demand.

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