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AIM North America Honors 2015 Award Recipients

Tuesday, April 14, 2015  
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AIM North America Honors AIDC Industry Leaders

Industry Award Winners Recognized at AIM Summit 2015

Cranberry Township, PA – April 14, 2015 – AIM North America (AIM NA), the industry association and authority on barcode, RFID, RTLS, NFC and mobile computing, announced the recipients of the 2015 AIM North America Awards during a special ceremony at AIM Summit 2015 in San Diego, California, earlier today. Each year, the AIM North America Awards honor individuals as well as organizations that not only promote the industry, but demonstrate significant contributions to enhanced and new technologies.


Ardi Batmanghelidj
, President & CEO of Innovatum, Inc., headquartered in Sugar Hill, Georgia was selected as AIM North America Professional of the Year. Mr. Batmanghelidj has been a significant contributor to AIM’s work in healthcare and regulatory compliance, most recently serving as Chairman of the AIM NA Healthcare Committee. He is a published author and renowned industry speaker, providing expert guidance to the FDA and manufacturers in the area of master data management, labeling and barcoding. As one of the authors of the AIM white paper on UDI, he has been immersed in gauging the impact of serialization and UDI and has been assisting the industry toward compliance.


Established in 2007, the AIM North America Professional of the Year is presented annually to an individual in recognition of innovative and exceptional contributions to the development of the Automatic Identification and Mobility industry through their work as a contributor, collaborator, or mentor.


Seagull Scientific, Inc.
was honored as the AIM North America Business of the Year. This award is presented annually to an organization in recognition of outstanding contributions and service that have furthered the growth of the AIDC industry. As a respected and responsible leader, this company’s achievements certainly deserve special recognition.

Seagull Scientific, established in 1985, produces the award-winning BarTender® software for labels, barcodes, RFID and card printing, and is the world’s largest developer of Windows printer drivers for special application printers. With corporate headquarters and software development in Bellevue, Washington, Seagull also has branch offices in Madrid, Taipei and Tokyo. Their software and documentation has been translated into more than 20 languages, and sells through a large network of resellers into more than 150 countries.


Harold Boe, President of Seagull Scientific, along with Steve Wilcox, Vice President of Marketing and Gary Hagood, Regional Sales Manager, were on hand to accept the award at today’s event.




About AIM North America

AIM North America is the industry trade association that represents the Automatic Identification and Mobility 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 office at

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.


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