The XPONDR Corporation was formed in the USA in 1994 to engage in the business of electronic article surveillance (EAS). By developing and manufacturing a range of fully patented products,

XPONDR has provided retailers with a means tocontrol ever growing losses from shoplifting as well as employee theft. In 1997 XPONDR was introduced to the European market and continues to grow with thousands of installations worldwide. The company focuses exclusively on the design, installation and service of security tagging devices directly to end users.

The principal approach taken by the company was to develop an effective means to control shoplifting without the need of pedestals positioned at the store entryways. Also, focusing on the development of reusable hard tags which would not only be more effective than what was available from alternative supply companies, but smaller and lighter in weight.