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06 May 2011

Proving its expertise in barcode technology SATO UK, a subsidiary of the barcode and RFID technology company SATO Corporation, has been achieved ‘accredited technical’ status by GS1, the global organisation responsible for developing and administering barcode identification standards worldwide

As a result of the accreditation, SATO UK has been officially recognised as a GS1 Solutions Partner and is, as a consequence, able to put its range of barcode products and solutions forward for GS1 examination and certification. Attaining GS1 partner status also enables SATO UK to carry the Solution Partner logo on its promotional material, highlighting its technical competence.

Managing Director of SATO International Europe Brian Lang, commented on the advantages of becoming an official GS1 Solutions partner:

"Being awarded with GS1 accredited status demonstrates that SATO possesses a high standard of proven expertise within the barcode industry. Becoming a GS1 Solutions Partner in the UK will set SATO apart from other companies, and we believe this distinction will be positively recognised by existing and potential customers who will identify SATO with highly effective and dependable barcode solutions".

SATO UK is one of only 18 companies in the United Kingdom to have achieved GS1 accredited status and was recognised after successfully passing a number of stringent tests designed to examine its knowledge of barcode technology and practices.

SATO UK develops customised retail, healthcare, industrial and logistics barcoding and tracking solutions. Used with SATO’s industry leading label printers and labels from SATO’s UK factory, the responsibility for an integrated solution is assumed by a single supplier.

For further information on SATO’s barcoding solutions visit:

  • www.satoeurope.com

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