- RFID Sharpens Worker Accountability at Meat-Processing Plants
Several companies have adopted an RFID solution from German cutlery manufacturer Friedr. Dick that tracks the location of each knife, as well as the worker to whom it is assigned.
- EchoRFID Offers Views Into Buried Oil and Gas or Utility Pipes
The company's EchoShield PipeTalker solution is designed to track the locations and histories of pipes or other equipment from the point of manufacture through inspections and maintenance after installation.
- Siemens to RFID-Tag Its Gear Motors
The company says it will soon begin incorporating an Omni-ID RFID label in the nameplate of each Simogear electric gear motor it makes, so that customers can quickly identify a motor even when it is installed in a hard-to-access location.
- RFID Journal Announces RFID in High Tech 2013
The company's second event focused on the technology sector will educate attendees on how RFID technologies are being used in the high-tech value chain.
- Daimler Truck Factory Boosts Productivity
At its plant in Saltillo, Mexico, Daimler Trucks North America is using an RFID system from PINC to track the locations of more than 500 trailers loaded with materials.
- University of Derby Researchers Seek New Ways to Use RFID
The school's RFID Advanced Research group has carried out dozens of projects, including several designed to prevent bicycle accidents, monitor door production or improve construction-worker safety.
- Dutch Tire Company Bonds EPC Tags to Retreads
Roline is using a solution from Ferm RFID to better manage its retreading and inventory processes, and to enable customers to track tires installed on their vehicles.
- Registration Opens for RFID Journal's Ninth Annual European Event
RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2013, to be held in London on Oct. 15, will focus on the business benefits of employing RFID to improve manufacturing, supply chain and retail operations across Europe.
- Nemak Tracks the Production of Engine-Block Molds
At each workstation, the power-train components manufacturer writes sensor data to passive HF RFID tags, to record the results of each step of its automated assembly process.
- ATK Tracks Composite Aircraft Parts Manufactured at Its Plant
As the company prepares for 12-fold growth, it is using passive UHF RFID tags to monitor the lifespan of composite materials, and to track the production of aircraft parts and the molds used to form them.
- RFID Reduces Oxygen-Generator Waste for Delta Air Lines
The company is attaching William Frick RFID labels to the generators, and using Motorola handheld readers and AeroCheck software to ensure the units don't expire and are not discarded prematurely.
- Avery Dennison's New Tags Target Challenging Use Cases
The company has released seven EPC Gen 2 UHF inlays and labels for use in hard-to-read environments, such as on metal or near liquids, as well as for applications requiring durable or small tags.
- Coster Group Boosts Logistics Efficiency
The Italian packaging-components manufacturer is installing a UHF RFID system at all of its production and distribution facilities, to help track the location and status of products as they are produced, stored and shipped.
- RFID Boosts Safety and Efficiency at UTC Climate, Controls and Security
At RFID Journal LIVE! 2013, the materials manager at the company—which manufactures Carrier air-conditioners—described the process of identifying and implementing a radio frequency identification system at its Tennessee plant.
- Airbus Guides EADS Divisions' RFID Adoption
Speaking at RFID Journal LIVE! 2013, managers from Eurocopter, Cassidian and Astrium explained how they are launching RTLS and passive RFID solutions based on learnings from Airbus, which is using the technology to track aircraft parts and tools.