SPS increases its focus on ASPAC with the opening of its Singapore subsidiary

Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS) is proud to announce the opening of its new subsidiary in Singapore that will allow the company to deliver an even better service to its numerous customers in the Asia Pacific (ASPAC) region.


ROUSSET, FRANCE, October 29, 2014 – Smart Packaging Solutions, building upon its longstanding market presence in the Asia Pacific region, announces the opening of its subsidiary in Singapore. This way, customers in a wide region ranging from India to Australia, and including China and South-East Asia, will benefit from an even better service thanks to a local presence in their area and their time zone. SPS Singapore subsidiary brings proximity service, a better reactiveness, and a significant improvement in cycle time to the ASPAC markets for cards and ID documents.


Markets in the Region have been booming thanks to the development of numerous projects corresponding to all fields of expertise of SPS: dual interface banking cards and contactless solutions for ePassports and ID Cards. SPS subsidiary in Singapore will include a sales, customer service and supply chain departments.


Philippe Castano, who joined SPS in August 2014, is appointed VP Asia and Head of the newly created subsidiary. Philippe has 17 years of experience in the industry, including 10 years in Asia. Philippe worked for leading companies in the field of contactless cards and inlays, in which he held several management positions in Operations, Product management and Sales.


Philippe Patrice, SPS CEO declares: “By opening our first subsidiary in Singapore, we recognize the growing weight of the Region in our industry. Thanks to SPS Singapore, our customers will benefit from a greatly improved level of service and a better integration of our products with their own manufacturing process. The team headed by Philippe Castano will be instrumental in developing SPS presence in the ASPAC Region.”


In related news, SPS will be exhibiting at Cartes Secure Connexions trade show in Paris Nord Villepinte, November 4 – 6. Do come and visit us on booth 4 K 062.



About SPS

Smart Packaging Solutions is specialized in the design, manufacturing and sale of contactless solutions dedicated to ID cards, e-passport and dual interface banking cards. Headquartered in Rousset, France, with a subsidiary in Singapore, SPS employs 120 people. Part of the French group ‘Imprimerie Nationale’, the company specializes in contactless and dual-interface products, with a recognized micro packaging expertise. SPS has filed over 120 patents supporting its exclusive technologies. More information at www.s-p-s.com


Olivier BRUNET, Product & Marketing director, SPS, contact@s-p-s.com,
tel: +33 4 42 53 84 44