Discovering a New RFID Distribution Channel
Online PR News – 01-August-2011 – – IC-TAG Solutions, Inc, a manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels, tags and other media, specializing in RFID, announced the signing of a distribution agreement with BlueStar, Inc., the leading global innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, POS, Mobility, RFID, Digital Signage, and ID and Security products, as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to Thermamark branded Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) labeling products.
Building strong relationships with distribution experts such as BlueStar, is a vital step in IC-TAG Solution’s continued growth around the world. The agreement also furthers BlueStar's commitment to growing specialty technology markets by strengthening and enlarging the RFID channel to territories in United States, Canada and Latin America. IC-TAG’s commitment to RFID includes offering a broad Thermamark branded RFID product selection, fast delivery, technical knowledge, online ordering and much more. The RFID label portfolio consists of a variety of RFID, from item level RFID labels, such as 4”x1” film thermal transfer labels featured with Avery Dennison UHF AD-223 inlays as well as an array of fanfold and direct thermal label options.
All Thermamark branded RFID labels are available in small order quantity, making it ideal for customer pilot runs and setup of equipment. Thermamark branded RFID labels also come with a trailer and recyclable packaging. IC-TAG Solutions incorporates black liner marks, known as sensor marks for printer sensing and precise RFID inlay placement on all RFID Thermamark branded products. In addition, engineering specification sheets are available and included with all samples.
Distribution’s stock replenishment processes, same day shipping, drop shipping and customized packaging programs ensure that the end-user will get a quality product, quickly and at the desired quantity. “We're committed to offering products to reseller customers that will provide the best opportunities for success in a competitive RFID market”, says Olga Green, Marketing Director of IC-TAG Solutions, Inc. "We're confident that this will be a successful partnership, especially given BlueStar' exceptional proficiency in distribution and support of RFID technology products.” BlueStar's unique value-added marketing strategies will help IC-TAG Solutions, Inc. increase market share and sales.
To learn more about IC-TAG’s products, please visit our website at www.ictagsolutions.com. For more information about BlueStar’s RFID offering, please contact Dan Miller, RFID Program Manager at 877 519 0850 x 4214. To order Thermamark branded RFID labels, please visit Bluestar’s online store at www.bluestoreinc.com and search for “IC4X” for labels and “ICH” for hangtags.
About IC-TAG Solutions, Inc.
IC-TAG Solutions, Inc. offers a large line of security enhanced products that offer a multi-layer approach to brand protection. Security enhanced products include IC-TAG™ RFID, watermarks, preprinted logos, UV/invisible printing and glow in the dark printing. IC-TAG Solutions, Inc. continues to invest in processes and machinery to stay ahead of the latest technological advances. All IC-TAG™ products are manufactured according to MIL-STD-129 and MIL-STD-130M standards.
IC-TAG’s proven RFID media manufacturing capabilities and applications engineering group deliver custom solutions, including a wide variety of choices in roll, fanfold or singulated format, pre-printed and preprogrammed options, and custom label shapes and sizes. IC-TAG experts, from the lab to the production floor, specialize in perfecting facestocks, converting techniques and adhesives.
About BlueStar, Inc.
BlueStar is the leading global distributor of solutions-based ADC, Mobility, Point-of-Sale, RFID, Digital Signage, and ID & Security technology. BlueStar works exclusively with value-added resellers, providing them with complete solutions, business development and marketing support. The company brings unequaled expertise to the market, offers award-winning technical support and is an authorized service center for a growing number of manufacturers.
BlueStar is the exclusive distributor for the In-a-Box Solutions Series, delivering hardware, software and critical accessories in one bundle, under one SKU, with technology solutions across all of the verticals.