1998

The first-ever long-range active RFID hardware is developed by Gantner Electronics for the automotive industry on request of a customer.

In the same year, 50% of Identec (Canada), a competitor in the long-range RFID sector, gets acquired to develop the American market.

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1999

Prof. Wilhlem Gantner, the owner of Gantner Electronics, founds IDENTEC SOLUTIONS GmbH and takes over as the first CEO. The company shifts from an electronic engineering company to sustainable product development and sales, triggered by first pilot orders from VW and other companies in the automotive and logistic sector in Europe and Northern America. IDENTEC SOLUTIONS establishes its headquarter in Lustenau, Austria.

2000-2001

Foundation of IDENTEC SOLUTIONS AG to expand the shareholder base. Purchase of final shares of Identec (CAN).

 

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2006

Appointment of Gerhard Schedler as new CEO and acquisition of Baumer Ident GmbH, Weinheim, Germany, a producer of industrial Auto-ID systems. IDENTEC SOLUTIONS Germany GmbH is founded. In Dallas, Texas, the US subsidiary IDENTEC SOLUTIONS Inc. gets established.

2009

Take-over of WTEK/ Tunnelcom, Norway. At that time, WTEK is a sales partner selling Identec Solutions hardware to the offshore and mining sector in Scandinavia and develops its own software solution. The office in Kristiansand, Noway becomes the subsidiary IDENTEC SOLUTIONS Norway AS.

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2010

Acquisition of Satellite Telemetry Pty Ltd (Sattel) in Melbourne, Australia. Sattel is a provider of PDS-based solutions in the Container Terminal sector. IDENTEC SOLUTIONS Australia & New Zealand PLT becomes the next subsidiary of the now global IDENTEC SOLUTIONS group.

2011

Brian Neil Robertson is appointed new CEO of Identec Solutions.

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2014

Urban Siller takes over as new CEO.

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2015

Strategic focus on four core markets – offshore, mining, and the maritime industry as well as smart factory with four industrial grade solutions: Crew Companion, Reefer Runner, Terminal Tracker and Asset Agent.

2017

IDS Germany moves to Hamburg for better accessibility to the maritime industry.

2019

Celebration of the 20th anniversary of Identec Solutions.

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2021

Complete rebranding of Identec Solutions.