Fujitsu, Positek Partner to Grow RFID Market in North America

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New company to operate as independent business for washable RFID technologies

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. —  Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. has partnered with Positek RFID LP to form a new subsidiary company, Positek RFID Inc., with the objective to expand the market for washable RFID technologies in North America, the company reports.

Positek RFID LP creates and installs custom-designed laundry management solutions that enable companies to improve productivity by reducing labor and merchandise costs and accurately tracking, sorting and managing inventory.

Fujitsu says Jeff Markman will continue his leadership role as president of the new company, reporting to the board of directors. Herb Markman will also be actively involved with Positek RFID Inc. and assume the position of Chief Technology Officer.

“Our business relationship with Positek through the years has been very successful. By creating this new company, we will enable Positek to achieve even greater strength and market success as industry moves towards digital transformation,” says Michi Sugawara, president and CEO of Fujitsu Frontech North America. “Positek RFID Inc. will continue to be operated as an independent business with a long-term goal of expanding its presence in the North American market.”

“We are excited to form a closer working relationship with Fujitsu,” says Herb Markman. “Fujitsu is a forward-looking company with exceptional product development. We are confident that this relationship will allow us to become even more agile and grow our market while giving our customers confidence in our long-term success.”

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. provides market-focused IT solutions that enable customers to achieve business objectives through integrated offerings for self-checkout and currency management solutions, kiosks, mobile, RFID, and biometric authentication technology.

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