- Wal-Mart Relaunches EPC RFID Effort, Starting With Men's Jeans and Basics
The retailer has shifted its focus from tagging all pallets and cases to working with suppliers to tag items in categories where the company and its partners will see the biggest benefits.
- Finnish Furniture Maker Adds Value Through RFID
Martela attaches EPC Gen 2 tags to the desks, chairs and other office furnishings it manufactures, to streamline its ability to take inventory for customers that request it, as well as to provide other services.
- Indian Aluminum Company Tracks Deliveries
Vedanta is using a UHF EPC Gen 2 RFID system to track the arrival and departure of contractors and employees at its smelter, as well as the weight of coal delivered to its power plant.
- RFID Brings Relief to Solid Comfort
To ensure orders are complete and accurate, the hotel-furniture maker uses passive EPC UHF tags to track products from the point of assembly to the moment they are shipped, thereby bringing a fast ROI.
- Scandinavian Group Finds That Tracked Cod Sells Better
The Swedish eTrace project used EPC Gen 2 RFID tags and EPCIS software to document the fishes' provenance—which served to reassure consumers and thus boost sales.
- Armored-RFID Tag Loves to Get Hammered
A new steel-shrouded UHF EPC Gen 2 tag, developed by Technologies ROI, can be welded to metal pipes or tools for the oil and gas, construction or other heavy industrial sectors, and is built to sustain abuse.
- U.S. Marines' Blount Island Command Attaches Passive Tags to Containers
The facility responsible for maintaining equipment and supplies aboard "maritime prepositioning ships" is deploying long-range Omni-ID EPC Gen 2 tags to expedite the loading and unloading of cargo.
- Despite Sluggish Growth, Taiwan's RFID Industry Remains Committed
The nation's RFID sector is churning out new products and applications, with an emphasis on EPC Gen 2 technology.
- Wurth Oy Retools Its Picking Line
The Finnish supplier of screwdrivers, drill bits and other industrial products has installed EPC Gen 2 RFID tags and readers, helping to automate order fulfillment, and plans to use the system to eliminate all paperwork from its picking process.
- Container Centralen Says It's Ready to Roll Out RFID in Europe
Within the next few months, users of the company's 3.5 million plant trolleys will begin receiving custom-designed passive tags that lock onto each cart, with the goal of improving inventory control and reducing shrinkage and counterfeiting.
- Impinj Releases Compact High-Performance EPC RFID Portal
The Speedway xPortal, designed for retail settings, offices, hospitals or other indoor environments, achieves high tag read rates, thanks in large part to its integrated Dual Linear Phased-Array antenna.
- Gas Manufacturer Fills Up More Often With RFID
Indian oxygen and nitrogen supplier Kay Nitroxygen is using EPC Gen 2 UHF tags and readers to record the status of its reusable cylinders, resulting in increased productivity.
- Finalists Unveiled for the Fourth Annual RFID Journal Awards
The winners for the 2010 RFID Journal Awards, including Best RFID Implementation, Most Innovative Use of RFID, Best Use of RFID in a Product or Service, Best in Show and Special Achievement, will be revealed at LIVE!
- Jakob Jost Tests RFID
The German retailer will track garments by means of EPC Gen 2 tags, applied by a number of fashion suppliers, including Gardeur, Seidensticker and Gerry Weber.
- Israeli Auto Importer Puts RFID Into Operation
Colmobil is attaching an EPC Gen 2 RFID tag to the windshield of each of the 25,000 to 35,000 cars it imports annually, to expedite the processing of those vehicles.