Muehlbauer Sells First Complete Smart Label Factory to China


RODING, GERMANY—The Muehlbauer technology group received an order of a complete RFID Smart Label production line (“Smart Label Factory”) from China.

Recently, Muehlbauer enhanced its RFID-portfolio with the new converting line and is now able to offer complete solutions for the production of RFID Smart Labels from one source, in addition to the well known turnkey solutions in the business areas of Smart Cards and ePassports.

This strategy already yields results. Within a short time, four customers ordered the new production equipment. Semtech RFID Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sino-Tech International Holdings Ltd., as one of the four customers with the manufacturing base in Dongguan, Guangdong, China, is now the first company ordering a turnkey Smart Label production line for the Chinese market from Muehlbauer: A flip chip line for the production of inlays and a converting line for the fabrication of self-adhesive labels or RFID tickets. Semtech RFID Ltd. will be the first company in China to produce inlays, as well as finished Smart Labels, on Muehlbauer equipment.

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