Nominees Sought for 2012 AIM Awards.May 1, 2012 -
AIM announced call for nominees for 2012 Automatic Identification and Mobility industry awards, which will be presented during AIM Summit on September 10, 2012 in Rosemont, IL. Awards include Dilling and Percival Awards, for contributions to Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC); Ted Williams Award, for helping further growth of automatic identification and mobility industry; and Excellence in Journalism Award, for promoting understanding via unbiased communications.
Automatic Identification Industry to Recognize its Finest
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Press release date: April 23, 2012
2012 Nominations Sought for AIM Awards
Cranberry Township, PA -- AIM, the industry association recognized as the worldwide authority on automatic identification and mobility, announces a call for nominees for its annual Automatic Identification and Mobility industry awards to be presented during the AIM Summit on September 10, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center Chicago O'Hare in Rosemont, IL.
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 is co-sponsored by the SCAN-Data Capture Report and AIM. The award 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 annually 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 his/her work as a teacher, researcher and/or entrepreneur.
Sponsored by AIM's Education and Public Policy (EPP) committee, the annual 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 a whole.
Nomination forms are available on the AIM website or by calling the AIM office at +1 -724-742-4470. The awards reception and dinner will take place during the one-day AIM Summit, to be held prior to Labelexpo Americas. For more information about the AIM Summit, please contact the AIM office.
AIM is the industry association and worldwide authority on automatic identification (auto ID) and data collection technologies. AIM members are providers and users of technologies, systems, and services that capture, manage, and integrate accurate data into larger information systems that improve processes enterprise-wide. Serving members in 43 countries for 40 years, the Association has developed key technical specifications and guidelines that support the use of auto ID and mobile IT solutions. For more information about AIM and its members and services, please visit www.aimglobal.org or www.rfid.org.