|Avery Dennison RFID|
Avery Dennison RBIS, with sales of $1.5 billion in 2010 and operations in 50 countries, is a global leader in apparel and footwear industry solutions, encompassing labeling, heat-transfer technology, packaging, price management, brand protection and RFID. Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) helps make brands more inspiring, and the world more intelligent.
Checkpoint Systems provides shrink-management, merchandise-visibility and apparel-labeling solutions to retailers globally. Checkpoint partners with retailers and their suppliers to reduce shrink, improve shelf availability and leverage real-time data to achieve operational excellence. The company's solutions are built upon 40 years of RF technology expertise, diverse shrink-management offerings, a broad portfolio of apparel-labeling solutions, RFID applications, high-theft solutions and its Web-based Check-Net data-management platform. This helps customers increase sales and profits by improving supply chain efficiencies, facilitating on-demand label printing and providing a secure open-merchandising environment to enhance the consumer's shopping experience.
Motorola's RFID products are designed to help businesses and organizations increase visibility through automation, and allow them to efficiently manage their operations. The company's RFID portfolio includes a business and industrial line of fixed, handheld and mobile readers for inventory and asset management, in addition to its broader enterprise mobility portfolio of wireless-infrastructure, data-capture and mobile-computing products.
NXP Semiconductors is the leading global provider of RFID ICs. NXP provides high-performance mixed-signal and standard product solutions designed to leverage the company's RF, analog, power-management, interface, security and digital-processing expertise. These innovations are used in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless-infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer and computing applications. A global semiconductor company with operations in more than 25 countries, NXP posted revenue of $4.4 billion in 2010. For additional information, please visit www.nxp.com or the company's RFID-specific Web site, www.nxp-rfid.com.
|Tyco Retail Solutions |
Tyco Retail Solutions, a unit of Tyco International, is a global provider of integrated retail performance and security solutions, deployed at more than 80 percent of the world's top 200 retailers. Customers range from single-store boutiques to global retail enterprises. Operating in more than 70 countries worldwide, Tyco Retail Solutions provides retailers with real-time visibility into their inventory and assets, in order to improve operations and profitability, and create memorable shopper experiences. The firm's portfolio for retailers is sold through ADT and authorized business partners around the world.
|Zebra Technologies |
Zebra Technologies offers a portfolio of bar-code, receipt, kiosk and RFID printers and supplies, as well as real-time location solutions, designed to provide visibility into mission-critical information.
|California Label Products|
Built on 20 years' experience in the apparel industry, California Label Products (CLP) is a West Coast leader in apparel and footwear labeling solutions, as well as brand ID development and protection. With operations in both the United States and Asia, CLP provides its customers with a complete array of apparel tag and label products, such as retail tickets, including those with RFID, woven and printed graphic labels, heat transfers, and fully integrated tags and labels. The company's factory-trained technicians have expertise in multiple hardware and software platforms, allowing CLP to offer and support a diverse variety of in-plant printing solutions.
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Dynamic Worldwide is a full-service logistics provider serving the needs of consumer product manufacturers and retailers for more than 50 years. The firm operates distribution and flow-through centers throughout the key entry points of the United States. In addition to providing distribution-center services, such as pick-pack, fulfillment and value-added services, Dynamic also provides integrated line-haul, regional pickup and store delivery trucking from coast to coast. To complete the fashion supply chain, Dynamic provides international freight forwarding and consolidation services. To support its asset-based network, Dynamic maintains its 3PL-designed IT infrastructure providing complete transparency throughout the supply chain. These customized and comprehensive logistics solutions reduce time and expense for its clients.
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GXS provides business-to-business (B2B) integration services to global brands, and operates the GXS Trading Grid integration cloud. The company has provided software and services to more than 400,000 companies, including 75 percent of the Fortune 500 firms, and 23 of the top 25 supply chains, helping them to extend partner networks, automate supply chain processes and manage electronic payments. GXS Managed Services, the firm's outsourcing service, combines the GXS Trading Grid with process orchestration services and global teams to manage a company's multi-enterprise processes. Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, GXS has direct operations in 20 countries, employing more than 2,300 professionals.
Impinj is a provider of UHF RFID solutions for identifying, locating and authenticating items. Its GrandPrix technology platform's key elements are Monza tag chips, Indy reader chips, and Speedway readers and subsystems. RFID systems built on the GrandPrix platform deliver real-time information about tagged items, enabling applications and analytics designed to improve business decisions and enhance consumer experience. Leading retail, apparel, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, technology and logistics companies, as well as government agencies, utilize the GrandPrix platform.
Invengo is a public company valued at approximately $1.3 billion, with more that 600 global employees working on radio frequency identification. Its headwuarters is located in Shenzhen, China. Invengo's Western Markets division is based in the Washington, D.C., area, along with its Western U.S. office, located in Seattle, Wash. Invengo designs and manufactures a range of UHF inlays, readers and complete RFID solutions for multiple tracking applications, such as apparel, logistics, library, health care, manufacturing, temperature-monitoring, pharmaceuticals and more.
|Kurt Salmon Associates|
Kurt Salmon is a global management consulting firm of 1,400 consultants across 13 countries and four continents. The firm assists clients throughout the entire transformation process, developing creative strategies, implementing them to achieve operational efficiencies, and helping organizations understand and use their new processes and tools to succeed.
LSIS is a Korean provider of RFID products. A subsidiary of the LS Group—Korea's 10th largest business group, with sales of $25 billion in 2010—LSIS was founded in 1974 as LG Industrial Systems, and quickly became a leader in industrial electric machinery and automation systems in that country. In 2004, LSIS designated RFID as one of its core business areas, and built the first and largest domestic RFID tag and reader production infrastructure. As an RFID solutions provider, LSIS offers optimized RFID products and solutions for UHF item-level tagging applications in the apparel, pharmaceutical, library, liquor, documents, asset-tracking and other markets.
|Nexgen Packaging, LLC|
Nexgen Packaging provides solutions for the development and execution of apparel product identification and packaging. The company focuses its efforts exclusively on retailers and global apparel manufacturers. Its goal is to simplify everything from the creative process to order execution, employing new and innovative technologies designed to increase efficiency and enhance customer satisfaction. As state-of-the-art automatic-identification technology is integrated into packaging trim components, packaging becomes an integral part of retailers' advanced information ecosystems. Nexgen Packaging offers a range of products and services designed to meet clients' product-identification needs. The company assists clients with the development of everything from a single label to a comprehensive program that includes woven labels, printed labels, heat transfers, hangtags, pocket flashers, price tickets, size stickers, bar-coded labels and patches—essentially, anything that identifies a garment at the point of purchase. Its global apparel brand customers include Levi Strauss & Co., Nike and Columbia Sportswear, and it also services such major retailers as Gap, Nordstrom, Dillard's, Talbots, Victoria's Secret and Kohl's.
Nordic ID is a manufacturer of mobile computers for mobile data collection. These computers are used in retail, logistics, industry and services to collect bar-code and RFID data, and are designed to be flexible, reliable and lightweight, with various wireless transmission possibilities via WLAN, Bluetooth, GSM and GPRS.
|r-pac International Corp.|
r-pac International Corp. is a global supplier of branded packaging and trims to retailers, designers and merchants. The company is headquartered in New York, with regional headquarters in Hong Kong, 30 manufacturing locations worldwide, and sales offices in the United States and Europe. r-pac supplies RFID solutions for supply chain and security management through custom packaging, tags and inlays; a global RFID Service Bureau for EPC encoding; the r-trac Order & Data Management Solution, for ensuring unique serialization; printer-encoder solutions; and systems integration.
Seeonic provides real-time information to drives decisive and effective action for managing inventory, resulting in increased revenues by reducing stock-outs and overstocks. Products and services include Seeniq, SightWare and more.
Smartrac is a developer, manufacturer and supplier of RFID and NFC transponders and inlays. The company produces ready-made and customized transponders and inlays used in access control, animal identification, automated fare collection, border control, RFID-based car immobilizers, electronic product identification, industry, libraries and media management, laundry, logistics, mobile and smart media, public transport, retail, and more.
SML Group is a leader in the manufacture and supply of garment trim. The company, which has 30 locations worldwide, offers an RFID item visibility solution known as SML Viz iTTM, designed to help retailers maximize profits and enhance efficiency. The firm’s experience working with major global apparel brands and retailers enables it to offer turnkey solutions, including RFID tags (labels and tickets), data-management platforms, and printing and encoding systems. For more information about SML Viz iTTM, please visit the company's Web site.
|Stealth Network Communications|
StealthRFID, a division of Stealth Network Communications Inc. (Stealth), is a team of consultants and software engineers offering tailored real-time RFID and GPS asset-management and -tracking solutions. Stealth's visionary leadership and determination drive a high service standard that demands success. Offering invaluable foresight as an end-to-end solution provider, and the skills needed to assess project status, evaluate "missing links" and determine ROI, has made Stealth a trusted third-party client advocate. StealthRFID is about helping federal, local and global businesses streamline success and stay or become competitive during the evolution of industrial and technological RFID/GPS integrations.
TAGEOS is a global supplier of passive UHF RFID (860 MHz to 960 MHz) paper labels across various industry segments. With its exclusive process—a breakthrough with respect to existing techniques—TAGEOS benefits from the lowest cost of production on the market, while offering maximum quality and performance.
TAGSYS is a world leader in item-level RFID infrastructures. The company provides complete, reliable, high-performance RFID item-level visibility systems for a variety of industries and applications, including apparel, retail and footwear, luxury and jewelry, textiles, hospitality and health-care. TAGSYS' integrated systems allow customers to monitor their supply chain processes, from manufacturing to retail, improving logistics, receipt, purchasing and shrinkage management processes from anywhere in the world.
TracTech Systems provides RFID-based inventory-management solutions, including tags and readers.
Xterprise is a leading RFID item-Level software application and solutions company with products (branded Clarity) that provide source tagging, supply chain inventory management and in-store inventory execution. The company has hundreds of sites live around the world, and has pioneered enterprise scalability and supportability of item-level solutions in the most demanding retail environments. Business cases that have been realized using Xterprise's Clarity products and solutions set the firm apart from other solutions providers. Xterprise serves brand suppliers and retailers in the following item-level markets: apparel, footwear, sporting goods, electronics and cosmetics.