Intermec Names Global Food Group RFID Authorized Partner

8/19/2004 - Intermec Technologies Corp. named Global Food Group (GFG), an Intermec Honors Partner, to its Intermec RFID Authorized Partner program. GFG provides software products and support services to organizations in the consumer packaged goods industry that distribute perishable food products direct to store. Its parent company, GBG, is the largest provider of sales and distribution software focused specifically on direct-to-store and direct-to-home delivery of consumer packaged goods.

Intermec RFID Authorized Partners complete a rigorous qualification and training process that authorizes them to resell Intermec RFID products and services and to specify Intermec RFID solutions.

“Distributors and wholesalers are constantly looking for ways to cut warehouse and delivery logistics time. The GFG/Intermec relationship will bring RFID to the warehouse, from pallet management through to store shelves, cutting data entry time and increasing accuracy in inventory tracking,” said Intermec Vice President Rod Crane.

“GFG and Intermec have worked together to bring wireless and mobile technologies to GFG customers,” said Bill Hampton, president of GFG. “Working with Intermec to bring RFID to our customers was a natural next step for us. GFG has always been a leader in bringing new software solutions to our customers in the direct-store-delivery logistics and distribution markets.” RFID, a complement to current bar code-based tracking systems, allows companies to automatically track inventory throughout an entire supply chain. Intermec RFID products and services already are at work throughout the world, deployed in wide-ranging applications that include inventory and asset management, access control, compliance tracking, and personnel and vehicle identification.

About Intermec
Intermec Technologies Corp., a UNOVA Inc. (NYSE:UNA) company, is a leader in global supply chain solutions and in the development, manufacture and integration of wired and wireless automated data collection, RFID, mobile computing systems, bar code printers and label media. The company’s products and services are used by customers in many industries to improve productivity, quality and responsiveness of business operations, from supply chain management and enterprise resource planning to field sales and service. For information about Intermec, visit www.intermec.com.

To learn more about how companies can benefit from Intermec’s supply chain technologies, contact Intermec Technologies Corp., 6001 36th Ave. West, Everett, WA 98203 USA; telephone 800-347-2636; or visit Intermec's web site at www.intermec.com. To learn more about UNOVA, visit www.unova.com.

About GFG
GFG is a privately held corporation dedicated to providing leading edge software products and support services to organizations in the consumer packaged goods industry that distribute perishable food products direct to store. GFG, established in February 2002, is a subsidiary of GBG. GBG is the largest provider of sales and distribution software focused specifically on direct-to-store and direct-to-home delivery of consumer packaged goods. GBG’s solutions are used every day by approximately 700 organizations that distribute soft drinks, beer, wine, spirits, water, snacks, candy and tobacco products. For more information, visit www.gfgcorp.com.

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