- Industry Leaders to Keynote at RFID Journal LIVE! 2008
RFID Journal's sixth annual conference and exhibition will feature addresses by Procter & Gamble COO Bob McDonald, Sam's Club executive VP Greg Johnston, and Motorola Enterprise Mobility CTO Ray Martino.
- U.K. Seal Maker Puts RFID to the Test
AESSEAL assessed EPC Gen 2 tags and interrogators at GS1 UK's new RFID test center, with plans to deploy the technology to speed up the time needed to receive and locate products.
- Crystal Group Uses RFID Tags to Track Garment Production
The Hong Kong knitwear company has installed RFID interrogators at 8,000 sewing stations in three of its plants, so that it can record the number of garments made by each worker.
- EPCglobal Launches Consumer Web Site
Its mission is to educate the general public about how RFID and EPC technologies can be used to better their lives.
- Registration Open For RFID Journal LIVE! 2008
RFID Journal has announced that attendees can register online or by phone for its sixth annual conference and exhibition, being held April 16-18 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.
- Dollar Store Sees Dollar Signs in RFID
The Dollar Chest and its six franchisees are using the technology to improve order accuracy and visibility into available stock.
- Handleman Finds RFID Yields Positive Results for Retailers and CPG Makers
The product distributor is embarking on two upcoming Wal-Mart-related pilots, one involving a video game maker, the other a supplier of health and beauty products.
- Cami Expands Its RFID Deployment
The automaker is not only using an active-tag system to replenish parts at assembly lines, but also to improve yard management and security.
- Finnish Fashion Designer Begins Item-Level Tagging
Naisten Pukutehdas, maker of the NP Collection line of women's clothing, anticipates that RFID will increase the speed and accuracy of its shipments.
- Belton Industries Tests Tags on Textiles
The South Carolina manufacturer is considering the deployment of RFID technology to track rolls of fabric and streamline its order-fulfillment process.
- Rolls-Royce Tests RFID's Potential to Drive Its Supply Chain
The U.K. engines manufacturer is exploring ways RFID might be used to improve its internal processes.
- Ontario Sponsors RFID Seminar for Small and Midsize Enterprises
To help educate Canadian SMEs about how they can use RFID technologies to remain competitive, the provincial government is sponsoring a preconference seminar, "RFID Technology: Small Investment for Big Benefits," at RFID Journal LIVE! Canada 2007.
- CVRD Inco Tracks Ore in Mine and Mill
Ruggedized EPC Gen 2 tags are mixed with piles of ore that are crushed and dumped into railcars, so that mills can identify the ore's grade.
- Costa View Farms Milks Savings From RFID
Thanks to handheld interrogators and in-ear tags, the 6,800-cow dairy can more quickly find and treat animals, update records and boost milk production.
- Aker Yards Uses RFID to Ramp Up Worker Safety
At its shipyard in Turku, Finland, the company installs interrogators alongside gangplanks so administrators can determine who is on board a vessel and in danger in the event of a fire or other risk.