Labels provider The SML Group has announced a partnership agreement with Schmidt RFID to provide Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) item level fashion store solutions.

The company said its partnership will significantly strengthen its presence in the RFID industry, with the companies to jointly promote the Smart Retail System (SRS) and RFID smart labels to market.

SML's product portfolio includes printed products, woven labels, care labels, brand protection solutions, encapsulated RFID and EAS solutions and packaging and speciality products.

"Combing the innovation of Schmidt RFID with the RFID encapsulation capabilities of SML will allow us to provide our customers with the most up-to-date, cost effective and added valued RFID solutions in the market today," a company statement said.