AIM North America Delegation Visits Capitol Hill
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Posted by: Cynthia Troup
North America Delegation Visits Capitol Hill
Suppliers Alliance Meets with Key U.S. Leaders
July 9, 2013- A delegation of industry leaders representing the AIM
North America UID Suppliers Alliance (USA) spent June
27th meeting with key members of both the U.S. Senate and House of
Representatives on Capitol Hill. The delegation was made up of senior
executives who advocate the improved adoption of Automatic Identification
Technology (AIT) and Item Unique Identification (IUID) technologies.
"Both the UID
Suppliers Alliance and AIM
North America have had a significant impact with
government agencies through the years", according to Tom Dills,
Chairperson- USA and Principal- Elder-Mountain Associates of
Georgia. "Working together, we have been instrumental in the
development and standardization of technologies used today as well as helping
the military and others learn about both IUID and AIT innovations that benefit
the government and taxpayers, alike."
Visits planned by
the delegation to congressional leaders from five states and stretching coast
to coast, included Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), Bob Casey (D-PA), Pat
Toomey (R-PA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Rob Portman (R-OH), Tom Coburn (R-OK),
James Inhofe (R-OK), Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA), along with
Representatives Rick Larsen (D) and Derek Kilmer (D) of Washington, Mike Kelly
(R) of Pennsylvania, Brad Wenstrup (R), Mike Turner (R), David Joyce (R), Martha
Fudge (D), Tim Ryan (D), and Marcy Kaptur (D) of Ohio, and Austin Scott (R) of
Georgia, as well as House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH).
shown by the UID Suppliers Alliance and AIM North America to champion efforts
which increase government efficiency, save millions of dollars and ultimately
benefit the taxpayers, is amazing," said Stanley M. Skocki, III, Partner
of Washington, D.C. based The
Normandy Group. "The relationships
being developed will not only have a positive influence on legislation
currently in committee, but for years to come. This is a rare
Stan Skocki, The Normandy Group; Bob Fudge, Evanhoe & Associates; Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH); Kristopher Mackey, Monode Pryor Traceability, LLC
About AIM North America
AIM North America is the industry trade association
that represents the Automatic Identification Technology (AIT) industry in the
US, Canada and Mexico. AIM North America provides education, news and
information, legislative affairs, and marketing resources to grow the
businesses of the industry’s resellers, systems integrators, solutions
providers, manufacturers, and distributors.
AIM North America is a chapter of
AIM, Inc., the worldwide authority on automatic identification and mobility for
more than 40 years.
For more information, contact the AIM North America
20399 Route 19, Suite 203, Cranberry Twp., PA
16066,+1 724 742 4473(Phone) / +1 724 742 4476(Fax).
Visit us at AIM North America or AIM North America UID Suppliers Alliance.