SMARTRAC Enters Strategic Partnership with Hanmi IT
Press release date: April 9, 2014
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Seoul (Korea) – SMARTRAC has announced its co-operation with Korean IT solution provider Hanmi IT. The leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of RFID and NFC products and the IT division of Hanmi Pharmaceutical will jointly develop and market RFID tags and inlays for pharmaceutical and medical businesses throughout the world.
"We are very happy about this partnership as it will merge valuable capabilities to better meet the upcoming demand of the markets. Hanmi IT is an experienced IT system integrator with profound background in implementing RFID in drug businesses", explains Samuli Strömberg, VP Global Segment Development Industry, SMARTRAC.
The co-operation will kick off with the Korean government narcotics' monitoring project, where customized RFID inlays will be used to track small vials and ampules. Hanmi IT is a subsidiary of Hanmi Pharmaceutical group, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Korea, which has been using RFID since 2010.
Pharmaceutical and medical goods belong to the most sensitive and supervised product groups worldwide. Governments progressively require enterprises to serialize products to meet the requirements of upcoming legislations for track and trace and provide visibility into the movement of medications.
SMARTRAC will provide further information on its partnership with Hanmi IT during the RFID Journal LIVE! 2014 event at Orlando, Florida, April 8-10, 2014.
About Hanmi IT:
Hanmi IT is an IT solution provider that undertakes the total IT services for support of its parent company, Hanmi, and other affiliate firms ever since its foundation in 2005, and holds global competitiveness in various fields in relation to drug supply chain. The firm has been building up its core competence in RFID system implementation, IT & business convergence, mobile middleware development, SI (System Integration) and SM (System Management) based upon rich experiences from diverse IT solution deployment thoughout many Hanmi affiliated firms for years. Hanmi IT incorporates a compliance program in place in order to fulfill customer value and the best quality services on a basis of ethical business administration and healthy corporate value.
Hanmi IT media contact:
Hanmi IT Co., LTD
Phone: +82 2 410 0613
SMARTRAC® is the leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of RFID and NFC transponders, tags and inlays. The company produces both ready-made and customized solutions used in access control, animal identification, automated fare collection, border control, RFID-based car immobilizers, contactless payment cards, electronic product identification, industry, libraries and media management, laundry, logistics, mobile and smart media, public transport, retail, and many more. SMARTRAC has its registered headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The company maintains a global research and development, production and sales network. For more information, visit www.smartrac-group.com and follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/SMARTRAC_NV.
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