Gemplus International

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Gemplus International SA
Public (NASDAQGEM), (EuronextGEM.PAR)
IndustrySmart cards
FoundedLuxembourg (May, 1988)
DefunctJune 2, 2006
Luxemburg, LU
Key people
Alex J. Mandl, CEO
ProductsSmart cards
Revenue$9.89 Billion EUR (2005)
Number of employees
5,000 (2005)

Gemplus International SA was based in Luxembourg and acquired by the Texas Pacific Group in 2000 a provider of smart cards and related technologies until its June 2, 2006 merger with rival Axalto; the combined entity is known as Gemalto.[1]


  1. ^ "Gemplus has become Gemalto".