As the U.S. market for smart cards expands, French companies are staking their claims here, and Solaic, a mass producer of chip cards, wants its share.

Following its French arch rivals Schlumberger and Gemplus, the card manufacturer is in the process of setting up a sales and marketing office in San Jose, Calif.

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