The company's ninth facility, in Querétaro, Mexico, will increase production capacity to meet the rising demand for UHF RFID tags and labels on apparel, food, consumer goods and packages.
Yo-Kai Express has built RFID functionality into its vending machines for ramen, rice and pasta dishes, and is releasing compact versions to monitor products in freezers and cookers.
The new kit is intended to help companies solve challenges regarding supply chains, retail, consumer packaged goods, healthcare and agriculture.
Metrc's latest plant tag comes with recycled paper and hemp, using carbon-neutral production processes, and the company says it offers higher performance due to the absence of plastic layers.
Confidex and Arizon RFID are the first companies to announce new tags leveraging the high memory and performance features of the M780 and M781 chips to enable tag reads in the automotive, food, pharmaceutical and industrial markets.
GS1's Tag Data Standard 2.0 identifies a standard approach to encoding data on EPC tags to include a product's batch, lot number and expiration or "best by" date.
The solution integrates customer experience with sustainability and is available to businesses in the food, pharmaceutical and beauty industries, among others.
The company's Source software-as-a-service platform is designed to make first-mile traceability easier for raw material suppliers, including in agriculture.
The companies plan to increase access to IoT networks and sensor-enabled solutions, making the rural region an epicenter for manufacturing automation and digital agriculture.
RFID Journal recently held its 20th annual conference and exhibition. Presentations and recordings are now available from the event's keynotes and general sessions, along with several of the conference tracks.