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RFID Journal covers RFID manufacturing technologies and applications that help businesses save money by better managing work in process, assets and inventory and improve shipping accuracy.

RFID4U Sees Growth in Field Inventory Tracking

The company described several applications in health care, oil and gas, and other industries that are using its cloud-based TagMatiks FI solution to understand where goods are located, as well as their status, and to thereby gain intelligence regarding expiration dates, how well products are selling and when operational changes are needed.

Manufacturing Case Studies

Patti Engineering Solves RFID Challenges at Manufacturing and Distribution Site

During an RFID Journal webinar, the company described the deployment of its Siemens RFID system at a Fortune 500 company, and how it overcame challenges of water and metal presence, stray reads and the need for 100 percent read coverage.

Manufacturing Features

RFID Journal LIVE! 2018 Report, Part 2

RFID Journal's 16th annual conference and exhibition was held last month. View the presentations from the event's main-conference sessions and the RFID Journal Awards.

Manufacturing Editor's Notes

What Does "Digital Transformation" Really Mean?

Like "Internet of Things," the term is often undefined, or is defined very differently by various so-called experts. Here's what digital transformation is all about.

Manufacturing Expert Views

Using RFID Technology to Prevent Unauthorized Copying of 3D-Printed Objects

The impact of this unique manufacturing technology is likely soon to be felt by industries worldwide.

Manufacturing Best Practices

RFID Journal LIVE! 2018 Report, Part 2

RFID Journal's 16th annual conference and exhibition was held last month. View the presentations from the event's main-conference sessions and the RFID Journal Awards.

Manufacturing How To Articles

RFID Journal LIVE! 2018 Report, Part 2

RFID Journal's 16th annual conference and exhibition was held last month. View the presentations from the event's main-conference sessions and the RFID Journal Awards.

Manufacturing Videos

Manufacturing White Papers

  • Bar Codes Versus RFID for Work-in-Process Tracking
    Published January 2018
    This white paper, from BellHawk Systems, outlines when radio frequency identification and bar codes are each preferable to monitor WIP. With bar codes, a user must perform scanning, typically using a mobile computer equipped with an integrated bar-code scanner, whereas with RFID, scanning takes place automatically. BellHawk explores the merits of each type of tracking in manufacturing organizations, with an emphasis on the needs of organizations that make custom and semi-custom products. (5 pages)
  • RFID: Transformative Technology
    Published April 2017
    Radley Corp. explains why RFID technology provides a competitive advantage in the manufacturing sector. With realistic goals, a committed team and knowledgeable vendors, manufacturers can trust that incorporating RFID into their business is a viable option to help them stand out from the competition and succeed. (10 pages)
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