Today’s thriving automatic identification and data capture technology (AIDC) technology industry was built by the brilliance and hard work of many past and present Association members. The AIM Global Lifetime Achievement Awards are given to an elite group of past and present members whose careers have contributed in a major way to the advancement of AIDC technology that is being used in multiple use cases such as automated asset tracking, product verification, internet of things, etc.


AIM Global celebrated Chuck Evanhoe, President, Aware Innovations, as the latest recipient of the AIM Global Lifetime Achievement Award during the AIM Partnership Breakfast at RFID Journal LIVE!.  “As a visionary leader, Chuck has helped shape the industry and the association, and is well-deserving of our highest level of recognition. We have heartfelt gratitude for what Chuck does not only for the industry but for the AIM Global membership as a valued leader, mentor, collaborator, and contributor, with the highest level of integrity,” shared Patti Blessing, AIM Board Vice Chairperson.


Mr. Evanhoe is the Chairman, AIM Board of Directors, as well as the Chairman of INCITS/IoT, the US Technical Committee for ISO/IEC JTC1/SC 41- Internet of Things and Digital Twin standards, and the Chairman, ADC1, the US Technical Advisors Group for ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31— Automatic Identification and Data Capture Techniques standards. He is an active member of AIM’s RFID Experts Group (REG) and the ANSI MH10.8 Sub-committee on Coding & Labeling of Unit-Loads. Chuck is internationally recognized as an expert in AIDC technologies. He is an AIDC 100 member and is a Sr. Member of IEEE.


“I am honored to be receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award,” said Evanhoe. “It’s been incredibly rewarding to be a part of the growth of our industry.  It’s my privilege to work with an extraordinary team and help support and amplify their growth as well.”