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EFKON AG is one of the worldwide leading companies in intelligent transportation systems, electronic payment applications; multi-application central clearing house; vehicle-to-vehicle, vehicle-to-roadside and roadside-to-vehicle communication based on active and passive communication; disposes over all major electronic tolling technologies such as satellite, CEN 5,8GHz microwave and ISO CALM active bi-directional high speed communication; provides turn key/end to end intelligent transportation solutions, e-payment, traffic management, enforcement and traffic telematic solutions.

EFKON's headquarter is in Raaba/Graz, Austria. EFKON's activities are worldwide, with important references from Asia, Europe and Africa. Branches and joint ventures are placed in Germany, Ireland, Bulgaria, Romania, Malaysia, South Africa, India, South Korea and Pakistan.

EFKON AG was founded in 1994. The majority shareholder of EFKON is STRABAG, one of Europe’s leading construction groups with approximately 74,000 employees and an output volume of around € 14.0 billion in 2012.

Typical applications of EFKON's technology are multi-lane free-flow toll systems, derivatives (like wide area road pricing based on satellite positioning and mobile enforcement or section speed control systems) and multi-application payment systems with one single smart card being used to pay for stop/go tolls, non-stop tolls, parking lots, public transport and other payments in the high-speed mobility environment. In payment systems, EFKON provides and operates the entire infrastructure and the clearinghouse. Among other highlights, EFKON is currently also the world’s largest supplier of reading devices for contact-less smart cards.

EFKON AG offers its clients future proof, tailor-made solutions, continuous improvement of customer orientation and readiness to service, security, reliability and accuracy. Following these principles, the company has been certified according to ISO 9001:2000 in November 2003 and imposes on itself perpetual measurement and improvement of internal and external processes.


Press contact:
EFKON AG

Dietrich-Keller-Str. 20
A-8074 Raaba bei Graz
Austria

Phone: +43 316 69 90-0

Fax:     +43 316 69 90-600

E-Mail: pr(at)efkon.com



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