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Montréal, Québec, Canada, 2007/05/08 - Ship2Save announced today that it has signed a strategic alliance partnership with SATO America, Inc. a pioneer in the Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) industry, the inventor of electronic thermal transfer barcode printer - SatoAmerica..
By this alliance and its commitment to furthering EPC/RFID technologies, Ship2Save once again sets its place as a supreme authority for RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology application solutions.
“Our ability to excel in this market-space is, in no small part, thanks to our prestigious set of alliance partners. SATO is one of the industry leaders in RFID tags, encoding and barcode printing, and it is with this focused and steadfast approach to developing a solid partnership base that we continue to excel in our business. It is a privilege to work with the great team at SATO, and such surely offers a fruitful and exciting time ahead for both our companies.” states Sam Falsafi, Business Development & RFID Strategy Manager.
“Emerging applications for technology’s like RFID require an integrator to have a keen understanding of customer’s needs and the core processes they desire. We know Ship2Save has such a steady hand, mindset and dedication to the market and we welcome their partnership with SATO.” stated Gary Krause, SATO America’s Director of Marketing.
As an authorized training center for SATO products in Canada, the Ship2Save state-of-the art research lab provides resellers and end users alike a hands-on RFID environment to learn about RFID products and how they are featured within a complete RFID system. The partnership also features the integration of multiple SATO products to Ship2Save’s flagship applications; the OMS®, a vertical-market specific RFID middleware, and UITS®, a RFID powered mobile-asset tracking system.
Ship2Save (ship2save.com) is one of the industry leaders in cost effective RFID Solutions and is a founding member of the Canadian Microsoft RFID Council, a member of the Microsoft Global RFID Council, an EPCGlobal Canada Strategic Council Member, a CompTIA RFID+™ Cornerstone Committee Member, and a member of Texas Instruments Tag-It Team. Ship2Save's unique product lines, flexible and proficient software, business development models, and distinctive deployment services, offer customers cost effective and high quality solutions for their logistic needs.
SATO (satoamerica.com) is a pioneer in the Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) industry and the inventor of the world’s first electronic thermal transfer barcode printer. It revolutionized the bar-coding industry by introducing the Data Collection System (DCS) & Labeling concept – a total barcode and labeling solutions business model, providing high quality barcode printers, scanners/hand-held terminals, label design software and consumables. SATO is one of the first manufacturers in the industry to introduce a complete, multi-protocol EPC-compliant, UHF RFID printer solution.
SATO is publicly listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange in Japan. It has worldwide offices in the United States, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, Poland, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and China. For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2005, it reported revenues of US$575 million.