- Oxford Reaches RFID ROI Within 12 Months
The largest ceramic and porcelain maker in the Americas reports that it has achieved a return on its first investment in the technology, eliminating errors in its product-delivery process.
- Tire Industry Works Toward Global RFID-Tagging Standards
Mesnac, Michelin and other tire companies are seeking ISO ratification of four standards that specify how RFID tags are applied to tires, and how they are encoded and tested.
- Delta Air Lines, U.S. Air Force, Northrop Grumman and Others to Share Best Practices for Using RFID Technologies
RFID in Aerospace and Defense will help attendees determine how to deploy RFID in their operations.
- Meggitt Polymers & Composites Uses RFID to Track Aircraft Components, Materials
The company's San Diego plant is employing a GlobeRanger RFID- and sensor-based solution to track the work-in-progress of engine components, and plans to use the system to automate mold press settings.
- Utility Maintenance Workers Gain Efficiency With RFID
Hofor has already tagged 10,000 of its underground utility valve caps for an RFID system from Veriloc, which allows workers to read historical data regarding each valve before beginning maintenance tasks.
- IoT Platform Creates Single Interface for South African Meat Company
The Cavalier Group contracted a Pretoria-based startup to integrate alarm and access-control systems to make it easier for staff to respond to alerts and keep the facility running optimally.
- RFID News Roundup
Vizinex RFID releases Sentry UltraSlim 270 RFID tag ••• Global Tag intros Metally and Fibery RFID tags ••• Champion Healthcare Technologies, VueMed partner on medical device tracking ••• New version of RFID for the Supply Chain and Operations Professional available ••• New York & Company stores to use Shopkick app, beacons.
- Toter Dumps Wasted Time With RFID-Tagged Bins
The company's RFID-based ToterTrax system, which can automatically record when and where its workers deliver each waste bin, opens up a range of other possible uses.
- RTLS Lifts Patient Satisfaction and Efficiency at Stanford Children's Health
The clinic is using a real-time location system to identify the locations of patients, personnel and assets, to ensure that patients are treated quickly and staff members can find the items they seek, as well as their colleagues.
- Street Cuts Get Intelligent
Several dozen municipalities are adopting CDO Technologies' RoadTag solution to identify who performed road restoration work so that any follow-up repairs or maintenance can be dispatched quickly.
- Sport Zone Raises Inventory Accuracy With RFID
Following a two-store pilot that found UHF RFID raised inventory accuracy to 99 percent, boosting sales, the sporting goods retailer is now deploying the technology at eight other stores.
- Delta Gives Green Light to RFID Baggage Tracking
The airline has installed thousands of RFID readers across its U.S. operations.
- Texas Direct Auto Manages Vehicles Via RFID
The technology has helped the car and truck reseller track its refurbishing processes, ensure that no vehicles end up missing, solve thefts and improve customer service.
- Deutsche Post Offers RFID-based Envelope Tracking for International Mail
The postal carrier's customers in Germany can attach tags to envelopes and similarly sized parcels, in order to receive updates regarding their shipments' whereabouts.
- RFID Brings Work-in-Progress Visibility to Paint Shop
Rittal is using an IdentPro UHF RFID system to identify where each product is in the paint process, receive alerts about delays and automatically order more paint based on data about each production order's status.