"Company Smart Cards"

On March, 16, 2006 in Zelenograd joint Russian-German venture "Company Smart Cards" (CSC) opened a line on production of SIM-cards, the productions capacities of which are located on the territory of OSC "SRIME and Micron". On an official ceremony was present the president of "System" A. Goncharuk, the general manager of business concern "SITRONICS" (in the past - "Concern Scientific Center") E. Ytkin, the prefect ZelAD A. Smirnov, the prefect deputy A. Telminov, the general manager of OSC of "SRIME and Micron" G. Krasnikov, chief of the Moscow underground of D. Gaev and other officials.
On a production complex by the area of 3400 sq.m is set the most modern equipment. With its help and on technology of the German business concern the enterprise will produce smart cards answering the highest requirements in quality, the level of defence of information and at moderate price.
Production capacity of the opened line makes about 30 million SIM-cards in a year.
A joint venture plans to make the conclusion of the products to the market of Russia and countries of the UIS in three stages. The first step is production of both traditional cards for the networks of GSM and SIM-cards.
On the second stage, to the end of 2006, CSC plans to begin production of bank cards.
By the third step of CSC will become a providing of users in Russia and countries of the UIS by high-quality smart cards for all their spheres of application both in business and in state sectors: telecommunications, bank cards, ID-cards, cards of medical and social security.