.:AIM Global Taps Industry Leaders:.
February 16th, 2008
AIM Global, the trade association recognised as the worldwide authority on automatic identification and mobility, today announced the election of six members to its Board of Directors. New board members are Norbert Dawalibi of Sirit Inc, Matt Schler of Datalogic Scanning, and Rick Schuessler of Motorola. Julie England of Texas Instruments, Clive Hohberger of Zebra Technologies and Michael Lowry of Lowry Computer Products were re-elected to second terms.
As a not-for-profit industry organisation, AIM Global's mission is to expand the understanding, adoption and use of data collection technology by driving international standards, providing timely, unbiased and commercial free news and educational resources. Board representatives are elected by the AIM Global membership for a two-year term.
The current board also includes executives from ACURA Technologies, ADC Technologies, Avery Dennison, FEIG Electronic, Hand Held Products, Intermec, LXE, NXP and Psion Teklogix.
"Automatic identification and data collection technologies continue to revolutionise how business is conducted, from the emergence of wireless mobile computing and RFID (radio frequency identification) to sophisticated 2D bar code systems, "said AIM Global president Dan Mullen. "Data collection technology and mobile computiing touches every enterprise, from healthcare to industrial manufacturing and beyond. This impressive slate of industry executives is a testament to the leadership of these companies and their willingness to invest the resources required to grow the market for automatic identification and mobility solutions."
About Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments helps customers solve problems and develop new electronics that make the world smarter, healthier, safer, greener and more fun. A global semiconductor company, TI innovates through manufacturing, design and sales operations in more than 25 countries.
About AIM Global
AIM Global is the industry association and worldwide authority on automatic identification and data collection technologies. AIM members are providers and users of technologies, systems and services that capture, manage and integrate accurate data into larger information systems. Serving members in 43 countries for nearly 35 years, the association has developed key technical specifications and guidelines that support the use of automatic identification technologies.
AIM Global actively supports the development of AIDC standards through its own Technical Symbology Committee (TSC), North American and Global Standards Advisory Groups and RFID Experts Group (REG) as well as through participation at the industry, national (ANSI) and international (ISO) levels.
AIM Global has an active educational focus, providing accurate and unbiased information on data collection technology. As part of its education outreach, AIM Global publishes "RFID Connections" and "AIM Connections", the industries oldest and most respected e-newsletters on RFID and automatic data collection.
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