• Data transfer between an interrogator (reader/writer) and a transponder (RFID inlay ) that is attached on an item for identification.
  • Fast, reliable, and does not require physical line of sight or contact between reader/writer and the tagged item;
  • The item can be stationary or in motion during the ID process.

Why use RFID?

  • Deter theft, counterfeiting, etc.;
  • Reduce out-of-stock incidents;
  • Reduce errors;
  • Improve shipment verification;
  • Improve WIP tracking;
  • Branding experience (NFC);
  • Accuracy, speed, dependability;
  • Labour cost savings;
  • Reduce handling times;
  • An old technology being applied to assist commerce in being more effective.

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RFID & Labelink

2006

-Marnlen RFID becomes first convertor of RFID tags and labels in Canada

-Privacy tag developed in partnership with IBM

-2 million RFID labels produced in first year

 

2007

-Full service encoding lab created

 

2008

-Extreme environment UHF RFID Tag developed

-10 millionth RFID label produced

 

2010

-Foldable UHF RFID retail tags developed

-On Metal readable UHF RFID flag label developed

 

2011

-25 millions RFID label produced

 

2012

-Labelink acquires Marnlen RFID

 

2013

-Full color print RFID labels perfected

-High speed NFC encoding developed

 

2014

-Piggyback RFID labels developed

 

2015

-50 millionth RFID label produced

 

2016

-Two sided colour retail and agriculture tags developed;

-High performance laminated print pallet tags developed;

-Colour print tamper evident windshield label developed.

 

Current Production Items

  • Flag Tag
  • Jewelry Tag
  • Buddy Label
  • Dual RFID Label
  • Waste management tags
  • Nursery Tag
  • Data Cartridge Tag
  • NFC Tags
  • Hang Tags
  • Generic Labels
  • HBC Retail
  • Airport luggage tags
  • Logistic 4×2’s
  • Windshield Label
  • Library Labels
  • Two sided printed tags and tickets

RFID Trends

  • RFID Continues to grow
    • — 12% growth year to year
  • Retail Adoption Rate
    • —60% growth over next 3 years
    • — American Apparel, Macys, JCPenney, HBC
  • NFC Gaining traction
    • — Branding experience & e-commerce, but not at the item level yet

What’s next…?

RFID being placed in places you would never dream of (concrete, hockey jerseys, high value pharma, etc…)

We can offer you many possibilities!