- RFID Goes to Bat Against Gray Market for DeMarini Sports
A UHF RFID system from Entigral enables the high-end aluminum and composite bat manufacturer to link its products to a particular retailer, thereby tracing any gray-market sale items directly to the store of origin.
- Michelin Ramps Up Tagging Program, Launches RFID-based App
To support that effort, the company adopted a high-speed, wide-band tag-testing system and released a hosted RFID-based solution for tracking tire air pressure.
- Poltrona Frau Uses RFID to Track Leather Materials
The Italian luxury furniture company is having its suppliers attach a passive UHF tag to each piece of leather so that it can expedite the receipt of leather upholstery material, as well as its inventory-taking process.
- Industry Leaders to Discuss Benefits of RFID at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2015
End users from manufacturing, retail, supply chain, health care and other key industries will share how-tos and strategies at RFID Journal's 11th annual European conference and exhibition, to be held on Nov. 9-10.
- RFID Helps Tile Maker Keep Costs From Going Through the Roof
Thanks to the system, MCA has reduced the amount of time needed to take inventory of its clay roofing tiles by 98 percent.
- Herman Kay Gains Packing Accuracy Via RFID
The coat and outerwear manufacturer finds that the technology makes it easier for workers to confirm that the correct garments were picked according to customer orders.
- View Technologies Launches Long-Range RTLS for Passive UHF Tags
The inView system is being tested or deployed by manufacturers, logistics companies and retailers, through systems integrators, to track the locations of UHF RFID-tagged items in real time.
- German Manufacturer Links Workers to Parts and Stations Via RFID, Bluetooth
Bosch Rexroth developed the solution to improve efficiency and accuracy at its own hydraulic valve assembly facility, and is marketing the system for use by other manufacturers as well.
- New Omni-ID Passive UHF Tags Endure 225 Degrees Celsius
Thousands of the company's new Fit tags are already being deployed in manufacturing and health-care settings.
- Spectech Brings RFID Kanban System for Aerospace to the United States
The European company has opened an office in Seattle, and has also built a cloud-based solution and an iOS app that lets customers view inventory levels on their iPhone.
- Carlo Nizam to Lead ICT Digital Transformation at Airbus Group
The former head of the aircraft manufacturer's Value Chain Visibility and RFID Program will now lead Airbus Group's ICT digitalization, and be succeeded by Trevor Stone.
- RFID Market for Retailers Forecast to Grow 39% Annually
In a new report, Frost & Sullivan predicts that yearly RFID revenue will reach $5.4 billion in 2020, due to increased omnichannel sales fueled by better understanding of the technology by retailers, more online purchases, and the increased tagging of goods by product manufacturers.
- Brazilian Recycling Plant Uses RFID to Facilitate Reverse Logistics
When discarded computers and printers arrive at its facility, Sinctronics uses RFID readers to identify their component materials so they can be more quickly recycled and incorporated into new IT products.
- RFID Carves Out a Place in Woodworking Industry
Woodworking factory equipment companies are highlighting how RFID technology can be used for tracking inventory and work-in-progress, as well for other purposes, to improve efficiency and enable the quick production of made-to-order furniture.
- Dolphin RFID Solutions Manage Vehicle Parking, Identify Missing Car Parts
The new solutions are designed for tracking the locations of vehicles at manufacturing sites or parking lots, and for preventing the theft of parts from rental cars.