Recognize an Industry Leader in Automatic Identification
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Posted by: Cynthia Troup
an Industry Leader in Automatic Identification
Nominations Sought for 2013 AIM
Cranberry Township, PA – May 8, 2013 – AIM,
the industry association and worldwide authority on bar code, RFID, RTLS and
mobile computing, has opened the nomination period for its annual Automatic
Identification and Mobility industry awards.
Nominations for the 2013
AIM Awards are being sought to recognize outstanding achievement in five
specific categories. Open to both AIM
members and non-members alike, the 2013 recipients, chosen by AIM’s global
Board of Directors, will be honored at a special presentation during the AIM Summit on September 30, 2013 in Orlando, FL.
Each year, the AIM Awards
honor individuals as well as organizations that not only promote the industry,
but demonstrate significant contributions to enhanced and new technologies.
Established in 1984, the Dilling Award is the highest award given in
the Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) industry. It is presented
to executives, scientists, and engineers in recognition of outstanding
contributions that have furthered the growth of the industry through important
applications and new technological developments.
The Percival Award was established in 1982 to honor Don Percival,
an early founder and pioneer in the development of barcode scanning. The Award,
co-sponsored by the SCAN-Data Capture Report
and AIM, is
presented annually to an individual or organization from the user community
recognizing outstanding contributions to the application of automatic
identification and data capture technologies.
Named in honor of Ted Williams, an industry
innovator, collaborator, and long-time member of the AIM Technical Symbology
Committee, the Ted Williams Award
is presented each year to a professor or student in recognition of innovative
and exceptional contributions that can further the growth of the automatic
identification and mobility industry through their work as a teacher,
researcher, or entrepreneur.
Allan Gilligan Award was established in
2012 to honor a revolutionary developer of supply chain standards across multiple
industries. This award, co-sponsored by AIM and the Material Handling Institute
(MHI), is given to a member of the industry that has made outstanding
contributions to the development of automatic identification and data
communications (AIDC) applications in materials handling and logistics in the
Recently renamed in 2012 to honor a life-long
industry contributor and expert, the Bert
Moore Excellence in Journalism Award recognizes a member of either
the print or broadcast media whose unbiased communications contribute to a
greater understanding of the automatic identification and mobility industry as
The deadline for 2013 award nominations
is June 12, 2013. Nomination forms,
along with detailed award criteria information, are available on the AIM website or by
calling the AIM office at +1-724-742-4470.
All awards will be presented during a special ceremony set to take place
during the AIM Summit, being held in conjunction with the Material Handling
Institute (MHI) Member Meeting on September 30, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Grand
Cypress in Orlando, FL.
For more information about the AIM
Summit, contact the AIM office or visit http://www.aimglobal.org/news/121876/AIM-Member-Meeting-Slated-for-Sept-30-in-Orlando.htm.
For 40 years, AIM has
served as the association and worldwide authority on automatic identification,
data collection and networking in a mobile environment. AIM members are
manufacturers, distributors, resellers and end-users of bar code, RFID, RTLS
and mobile computing solutions. AIM is dedicated to accelerating the growth and
use of Automatic Identification and Mobility technologies and services around
the world. Visit us online at www.aimglobal.org.