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Through the years, Smartflex has grown progressively, constantly raising the bar, and delivering value-added services that help fulfil our clients’ business objectives. Our production capacity and product and service propositions continue to expand, as we also branch out into serving new sectors.

2003
  • Commenced smart card module packaging business with the acquisition of a smartcard module packaging line
  • Qualified by :
    • 2 US IC manufacturers
    • 1 European IC manufacturer
    • 1 OS supplier
    • 1 Japan IC manufacturer (First IC module supplier in Asia)
  • Smartcard Module Production kick-off
2004
  • Awarded ISO-9001 certification
2005
  • Acquired additional smartcard module packaging line
  • More than 23 million smartcard modules shipped during the year
2006
  • One of the earlier to acquire DISCO Dicing Machine from DISCO
  • More than 46 million smartcard modules shipped during the year
2007
  • Awarded ISO-14001 certification
  • Acquired new production line from die attach to module testing
  • Shipped 145 million smartcard modules
2008
  • Presented the Singapore Enterprise 50 Award
2009
  • Presented the Singapore SME 500 Company Award
  • Achieved MasterCard International CQM certification
2010
  • Presented the Singapore SME 500 Company Award
  • Achieved MasterCard International CQM certification
2011
  • Achieved monthly production capacity of 55 million units
  • Relocated to a larger location to house more sophisticated physical security features
2012
  • Achieved monthly production capacity of 60 million units
  • Achieved MasterCard Compliance Assessment and Security Testing (CAST) Manufacturing Site Certification
2013
  • Achieved monthly production capacity of 70 million units
  • Increased service offering to include conductive coupling technology
  • New RFID tag production line fully integrated
2014
  • Expanded production capacity to cater to banking module manufacturing
2015
  • Awarded Common Criteria Site Certification of Evaluation Assurance Level 5 Augmented (EAL5+)
2016
  • Achieved EAL-6 certification, one of only two contract manufacturers in the world to have this.