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RAIN RFID Alliance Announces Membership Growth
and Starts 2020 Regional Meetings

Over 10 companies including Printronix, Samsung and SATO recently joined the RAIN Alliance, growing to 170 members worldwide

Cranberry Township, PA – 4 February 2020
RAIN Alliance is having its annual Americas regional meeting in Greenville, South Carolina USA. This meeting hosted by Confidex, and sponsored by Aware Innovations, Metalcraft, Printronix, and Times-7 starts the 2020 round of regional meetings. The RAIN Alliance Europe meeting is 23-25 June in Helsinki, Finland, and will be hosted by Nordic ID, Stora Enso, and Voyantic. The sponsors will include EM Microelectronic and Cisper. This is our second Connections Summit – joint meetings with RAIN Alliance, NFC Forum, and AIM Global. The RAIN Alliance Asia meeting is 28 September - 2 October in Singapore. The Asia meeting is also a joint meeting with IEEE.

“At the RAIN meeting in Greenville, we are pleased to welcome over 10 new members, bringing the total membership to 170 member organizations,” said Steve Halliday, president of the RAIN RFID Alliance. “The strong, global growth of RAIN RFID technology is happening across many industries, as billions of items are tagged annually and connected to the Internet of Things. The Alliance is also pleased to announce that tag chip sales in 2019 grew to 18.5 billion, 20% more than 2018.”

The new members include American Label, Connected Hire, Gillespie Manners, Hana Technologies, MaxWave Microelectronics, Newave, OPP IOT, Printronix, Samsung, SATO, SES RFID Solutions, and Smooth & Sharp.

Membership in the RAIN Alliance is open to all companies that have an interest in RAIN RFID technology, including manufacturers, software developers, system integrators, academia, test houses and end-users. Membership details can be found on the website -

About the RAIN RFID Alliance
The RAIN RFID Alliance is an organization supporting the universal adoption of RAIN UHF RFID technology. A wireless technology that connects billions of everyday items to the Internet-of-Things, enabling businesses and consumers to identify, locate, authenticate and engage assets. RAIN Alliance is part of AIM Inc. which has served as the association and worldwide authority on automatic identification, data collection and networking in a mobile environment for over 40 years. For more information, visit the RAIN Alliance website.

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Kerry Krause
RAIN RFID Alliance
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