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smart-TEC GmbH & Co. KG, with its NFC Competence Centre, is a company belonging to the RATHGEBER Group in Oberhaching near Munich. For more than 20 years, it has been developing and manufacturing customer-specific RFID- transponders. The product range spans from self-adhesive, printed RFID and NFC labels to robust, long-life weather- and temperature-resistant RFID transponders for the industrial sector. All RFID-transponders are optimally tailored to suit the respective project requirements, with regard to frequency, material design, form, printing, security features, chip technology, format and adhesive properties. The majority of the industry-compliant RFID-transponders are certified for use in explosion-protected environments.

In close cooperation with system partners, smart-TEC also offers comprehensive project support.

Our core competencies

Competence: process consulting | © smart-TEC GmbH & Co. KG
  • Robust, durable, industry-compliant, weather- and temperature-resistant RFID- and NFC-transponders – including for explosion-protected environments.
  • Customer-specific RFID- and NFC-labels, printed or blank, with the most varied of chip technologies, frequency ranges and forgery- and tamper-proof features.
  • Competent and comprehensive project consultation and support.
  • DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 certified quality
  • Environmental management system according to DIN EN ISO 14001:2015

Experience for over 20 years

Klaus Dargahi, CEO of smart-TEC and Andreas Schrägle, managing owner of the RATHGEBER Group | © smart-TEC GmbH & Co. KG

Klaus Dargahi, Managing Director at smart-TEC, and Andreas Schrägle, Managing Director of the RATHGEBER Group, remember how it all began and take a look into the future.



We have set ourselves at the RATHGEBER Group the task of making the products of our customers more emotive and more personal. And we help you design your processes to be more efficient.



RATHGEBER is an expert in functional, long-lasting and decorative labels, from their conception to their finished application.
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smart-TEC GmbH & Co. KG

Our subsidiary smart-TEC supplies custom-made NFC and RFID technologies for Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things.

A family-run business in the third generation

Andrea Schrägle - RATHGEBER Management | © RATHGEBER GmbH & Co. KG Andrea Schrägle, Managing Partner of RATHGEBER in third generation
Andrea Schrägle - RATHGEBER Management | © RATHGEBER GmbH & Co. KG Andreas Schrägle, Managing Partner of RATHGEBER in third generation
RATHGEBER order book | © RATHGEBER GmbH & Co. KG The beginnings of RATHGEBER

We give your ideas the perfect shape, and we’ve been doing that for almost 70 years. In the meantime, over 23,000 companies from all over Europe have relied on a close partnership with the RATHGEBER Group.

We act responsibly

As a medium-sized family-run company, we accept extra responsibility.

We are committed to the protection of climate and the environment. That’s why the RATHGEBER Group’s operations are completely carbon-neutral. This not only applies to our production, sales and administration, but also to all of our products and the materials we use.

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The newly developed Code of Conduct of the RATHGEBER Group serves as orientation to the existing values and duties which are lived throughout the company and anchored in daily actions. The Code of Conduct ensures a trusting and productive cooperation for all employees as well as all business partners and is at the same time proof that the employees of the RATHGEBER Group act sustainably, in compliance with the law, fairly and according to existing standards.

RATHGEBER is also part of the United Nations Global Compact initiative, which follows ten principles to establish international standards for companies and organisation in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.

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smart-TEC is a member of various prestigious trade associations and organizations.

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Climate / environmental protection

As a climate-neutral company, smart-TEC is committed to environmental protection.

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