Trovan, Ltd. is committed to maintaining its market-leading position with respect to its technologies. To this end, Trovan continues to pursue a privately funded ongoing research and development program to improve product performance and design, drawing on new technological innovations and on feedback from users in the field.
Trovan, Ltd. has established a global network of distributors for its technologies in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. The TROVAN technology is now represented and supported in 43 countries around the world and has been endorsed by a number of national and global end-user organizations.
Trovan, Ltd. is a world leader in electronic animal identification. Important applications besides livestock, laboratory and companion animal identification include auto manufacturing, industrial gas cylinder distribution, meat packing, waste management, product tracing in fibers manufacture, industrial laundries and capital assets management. Users of the technology include: Volkswagen, Daimler Benz, Coca Cola, Siemens, Nestlé SA, Nissan, Merck, Samsung and Pfizer, in the private sector, as well as over 60 government agencies in 13 countries around the world.
Trovan, Ltd. is a privately held United Kingdom company. Established in 1988, the company develops and markets radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, telemetric systems and delivery technologies.
Trovan, Ltd. holds a broad portfolio of patents and other intellectual property and has long-standing relationships with a number of licensed contract manufacturers for the production of its transponders and readers in ISO 9001-certified facilities. The TROVAN technologies represent some major breakthroughs in the field, including enhancements to product performance, manufacturability and delivery. There are currently nine awarded patents and various matters subject to copyright for the TROVAN technology, with additional patents pending. Breakthroughs include increased reading distances relative to the small size of the transponder; the ability of the transponder to function attached to metals and in environments with significant levels of electromagnetic interference. In addition, Trovan holds patents that are key to fully automated transponder manufacture. These patents have been tested and confirmed in numerous courts of law, both in the U.S. and in Europe. Automated transponder production results in economies of scale and price advantages to the end user, and unmatched reliability and performance.