HK Systems/Irista, the industry
leading provider of complete logistics management solutions, and Intermec
Technologies Corporation, a global leader in global supply chain solutions,
today announces that they have teamed up to deliver RFID enabled solutions
for consumer packaged goods (CPG) distributors.
With this alliance, HK Systems/Irista and Intermec will collaborate on
developing supply chain solutions that enable companies to realize increased
savings through improved inventory visibility, greater operational
flexibility, more detailed transaction history, and improved customer
service. As joint members of EPCglobal, both organizations are well
positioned to deploy solutions based on the latest EPC industry standards.
"The HK Systems and Irista organizations have a well-known reputation of
providing logistics solutions using wireless RF equipment," said Intermec's
Vice President, Rod Crane. "Working with Intermec as an RFID Authorized
Partner, both companies will help their customers add RFID capabilities to
enhance their supply chain operations."
"Our relationship as an Intermec Honors Partner goes back many years," said
Jim Stollberg, Vice President and General Manager of Irista. "The advances
they have made in the design of RFID systems are world class. Like HK
Systems and Irista, Intermec has been working with this technology for years
and has many successful installations. We are truly looking forward to
including Intermec equipment as part of our RFID enabled logistics
Intermec Technologies Corporation, a UNOVA Inc. company (NYSE:UNA), is a
leader in global supply chain solutions and in the development,
manufacturing, and integration of wired and wireless automated data
collection, Intellitag RFID (radio frequency identification), mobile
computing systems, bar code printers and label media. The company's products
and services are used by customers in many industries to improve
productivity, quality, and responsiveness of business operations, from
supply chain management and enterprise resource planning to field sales and
service. For information about Intermec, visit www.intermec.com.
About HK Systems and Irista
HK Systems is North America's leading automated material handling and
logistics software total solutions provider. The company develops,
implements, and supports integrated solutions for the management of
enterprise-wide inventory, distribution, logistics management, and automated
material handling systems. The company also manufactures a full line of
automated guided vehicles, automated storage and retrieval machines,
conveyors, palletizers, and sortation equipment.
Irista, HK Systems' software subsidiary, has a proud history of delivering
unique logistics solutions that enable the efficient and accurate flow of
raw materials and finished goods through the production, distribution, and
delivery process for manufacturers, distributors, and their 3PL partners.
Working in concert, Irista's warehouse and transportation management
applications optimally direct logistics activities based upon real-time
conditions, constraints, and priorities of an enterprise's logistics assets.
For more information regarding HK Systems or Irista, call 1-800-HKSYSTEMS or
1-866-4IRISTA, and visit our web sites at www.hksystems.com