Recent News2022-06-21T16:06:43+00:00

As Walmart’s mandate takes hold, AsReader and Xemelgo introduce “QC Checker” to guide manufacturers through the process of tagging

June 6, 2023|

Portland, OR, June 6, 2023 . . . In 2022, Walmart announced the company will require many suppliers to perform RFID tagging on products for sale before shipping them. With a target date of September 2022 for this mandate, many suppliers rushed to meet the demand of the mega-retailer. However [...]

Meet Colynn Black, RFID Business Development Director of Metalcraft

May 16, 2023|

As part of our ongoing series of RAIN Alliance member profiles, we asked Metalcraft’s Colynn Black about his work and the challenges tag and label manufacturers, like Metalcraft, face in today’s RAIN RFID market. Tell us about yourself and introduce Metalcraft.  I have been with Metalcraft for about [...]

RAIN Alliance Meeting at Wireless IoT

May 12, 2023|

17 - 19 October, Wiesbaden, Germany RAIN Alliance is thrilled to invite you to join us for our European event this October, co-located with Wireless IoT Tomorrow, Europe’s leading wireless IoT event. On October 17th RAIN Alliance working groups will hold their impactful face-to-face group meetings. October 18th is the [...]


May 9, 2023|

TWINSBURG, OH, 9 May 2023 /Business Wire/ — Hana RFID, the IC-Independent RFID Inlay and Tire Tag Provider, is expanding its RAIN RFID Inlay production by nearly 250% in the next 12 months while exploring new and additional locations in Europe and Asia. With three state-of-the-art factories located in the United [...]

RAIN RFID TAG IC Shipment Data

May 3, 2023|

Each year, the RAIN Alliance conducts a research project to analyze and report on the growth rate of worldwide RAIN RFID TAG IC shipments by collecting data from top manufacturers. The 2022 report consists of data received from four RAIN Alliance members: Impinj, EM Microelectronics, NXP, and Quanray. Here are the key [...]

RAIN RFID is Helping Turn Sustainability into a Competitive Advantage

April 18, 2023|

By Barbara Dunin, co-lead, RAIN Alliance Sustainability Workgroup and ESG and marketing director of Beontag It’s amazing how small things can make a big difference. Most people now know that the path to a more sustainable world must go through our global supply chains, and that these supply chains are [...]

RAIN Alliance Names Josef Preishuber-Pflügl Head of Regulatory Affairs

April 17, 2023|

Preishuber-Pflügl to Counsel RAIN Alliance Members about   UHF RFID Global Regulations WAKEFIELD, MA– April 17, 2023 – The RAIN Alliance today announced Josef Preishuber-Pflügl as its new Head of Regulatory Affairs. In this role, Preishuber-Pflügl will leverage his extensive industry experience to track and influence regulatory activities for the [...]

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