AIM Salutes 2016 Industry Award Winners
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Salutes 2016 Industry Award Winners
Leaders Chosen Represent Dow Chemical, Omni-ID & FLEXcon, Among
Pennsylvania | May 11, 2016 | AIM, the leading industry association,
global authority and resource for innovation and technologies in barcode, RFID,
RAIN, RTLS, NFC, IoT and mobile enterprise services and solutions, has
announced the recipients of the 2016 AIM Industry Awards, presented
last week at the annual AIM Summit, which brought together automatic
identification and data capture (AIDC) leaders from around the world.
year’s Percival Award,
co-sponsored by AIM and SCAN – The Data
Capture Report, honors outstanding contributions to the application of AIDC
technologies in the user community. Omni-ID, based in Rochester, NY, was
the honoree this year. Accepting the
award on of behalf of Omni-ID was Tracy
Gay, Vice President of Marketing.
President & CEO, Evanhoe
& Associates of Dayton, OH, was selected as recipient of the 2016 Dilling Award. Named
for industry pioneer Richard Dilling, this award is considered to be the highest
honor given in the AIDC industry and recognizes lifetime achievements that have
furthered industry growth through significant applications and new
Jeff Tazelaar of Dow
Chemical received the 2016 Williams Award, given
in recognition of his effort to further the growth of the AIDC industry in academia through work as a teacher,
researcher or entrepreneur. Mr.
Tazelaar is currently working toward a PhD in Packaging at Michigan State
Jim Potter of FLEXcon, headquartered
in Spencer, MA, was chosen as the winner of the 2016 Gilligan Award.
Co-sponsored by AIM and the Material Handling Institute (MHI), this
award recognizes outstanding contributions to the development of AIDC
applications in materials handling and logistics in the supply chain.
2016 Moore Award was presented
posthumously to Rick Morgan, former Editor
of SCAN –The Data Capture Report. The Moore award recognizes a member of the
media whose work exemplifies the qualities of honest, educational and unbiased
reporting in the AIDC industry. Larry
Roberts, SCAN’s publisher, accepted
the award on Mr. Morgan’s behalf following his unexpected passing in 2015.
"Each year, it is increasingly difficult to select only one winner from the
vast number of nominations AIM receives,” said AIM Chief Operating Officer Mary
Lou Bosco. "Yet, these recipients truly stand
out for their incredible efforts to lead the AIDC industry. We are deeply appreciative and grateful to
honor their contributions.”
more information, biographies, or photos, visit the AIM Industry Awards section on
AIM’s website or contact AIM’s
headquarters via email or phone (+1.724.742.4470).