- Finalists Unveiled for Eighth Annual RFID Journal Awards
The winners will be revealed at this year's LIVE! event, being held in Orlando, Fla., on Apr. 8-10.
- Bechtel Added to Keynote Lineup at RFID Journal LIVE! 2014
Edward Koch, Bechtel's automation specialist, will explain how RFID helps the global engineering company reduce costs and improve efficiencies at the construction sites of three mega-sized industrial projects.
- Spanish Startup Focuses on Passive RFID Sensors for Manufacturing and Other Industries
Farsens is offering a wide range of batteryless sensor tags—designed to measure such things as humidity, temperature, magnetic field, pressure or physical orientation—that are powered and accessed by ordinary UHF RFID readers.
- Folding-Carton Manufacturer Gains Visibility With RFID
The system enables Accord Carton to view pallets loaded with its products as they move through automated robotic processes of packing, sizing, storage and order fulfillment.
- RUD and Its Customers Track Lifting Equipment With RFID
The German company is tagging its lifting products with HF RFID tags from Neosid, making it easier for RUD to track inventory and manufacturing history, and for its customers to track inspection and maintenance.
- Global Aviation Maintenance Company Tracks Tools via RFID
The system makes it easier for the firm to account for every tool, helping to eliminate the possibility of foreign object damage, and to manage the maintenance of the tools themselves.
- TECO Integrates RFID Technology Into Its Air Conditioners
The system not only tracks work-in-progress and the supply chain movements of the air conditioners the company makes, but also collects data about the appliances' operation.
- Hong Kong Leather Goods Company Uses RFID to Track Inventory, Fight Diversion
The manufacturer of the Fortune Duck brand of purses and bags is using passive UHF tags to track goods from the point of manufacture to the point of sale, raising inventory accuracy by nearly 10 percent.
- Madshus Embeds RFID Tags in Nordic Skis
The company is embedding NFC RFID inlays in its Champion series, not only to track work-in-progress at its factory, but also to ensure retailers sell the right skis to a customer and provide buyers with product and usage information.
- SML Group Adding New RFID Test Centers, Tag Manufacturing Capacity
The company will expand its RFID tag development capabilities and tag manufacturing capacity in Europe, the United States and Asia, as it predicts strong growth in item-level tagging for food, jewelry, cosmetics and garments.
- General Motors Factory Installs Smart Bolts in Engine Blocks, Cylinder Heads
At its plant in Tonawanda, N.Y., the automaker is using bolts with embedded passive RFID tags from Balluff to ensure no mistakes are made during the machining process, and to create a record of the completed procedures.
- Omni-ID, Atlas RFID Offer New Rugged Active Tags
The Power 1 and Power 400 tags are designed to provide a long read range—typically, 100 meters—in extremely harsh environments.
- Feig Expands U.S. Operations, With an Eye Toward NFC
The German RFID hardware vendor has moved into a larger facility in the state of Georgia, in anticipation of strong demand for NFC RFID contactless-payment technology in point-of-sale terminals, kiosks and vending machines.
- Trumpf Adds RFID to Its Laser Cutting Machines
To make it easier to know if a machine's lens is being properly used and maintained, the company is embedding an RFID tag in its lenses, as well as installing a reader in its cutting heads.
- HP, Volkswagen to Speak at RFID Journal LIVE! Brasil
RFID Journal's second Brazilian event will highlight how companies across the nation are benefiting from RFID technologies.