Who we are

Linxens is a pioneer and a global leader in the design and manufacture of smartcard connectors, inlays and led light sources based on highly automated processes resulting in most competitive assembly costs for its customers

More than 30 years’ experience provide us the ability to produce large volumes of products that demonstrate exceptional standards of quality, reliability and costs.

Linxens offers innovative contact and contactless connectivity solutions for smartcard package manufacturers, chip makers and integrators in particular in the Payment, Telecommunications, eID and Transport & Access markets.

Since 2016, based on its unique know-how for the Chip-on-Flex technology Linxens becomes a light source manufacturer.


Our core values


Every day, we put our unique know-how and our passion for our craft in action to produce flexible etched circuits with best-in-class quality. Our biggest reward, the trust our customers put in us.



From the very beginning, we owe our success to sharing and to the sum of our experiences. It is through exchange, respect and competition that we develop products increasingly thin and efficient.



Openness means looking elsewhere, taking on new challenges, new practices, without prejudice. This enables us to stay alert, agile and connected. That is how we imagine new solutions, accessible to everybody, everywhere, everytime

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Highlights on Linxens’ Story

1982: First production of film based on TAB (Tape Automated Bonding) technology produced by French chemicals group, Rhône Poulenc. TAB is the process by which integrated circuits are placed on a PCB (Printed circuit Board) by attaching them to a flexible substrate

1989: Manufacture of connectors for TAB and smart card applications begins in Mantes-la-Jolie

2005: New facility set up in Singapore

2011: Birth of Linxens

2014: Linxens acquires the operations of Interplex Microtech in Vorey

2015: Linxens acquires KnL, specialist in RFID antennas based in Thailand

2016, January : Linxens launches its lighting activity

2016, August : Linxens acquires Pretema (Germany), a smartcard connectors manaufacturer

2016, November : Linxens announces the acquisition of Smartrac SIT, a global leader in antennas and inlays design and manufacturing