Expertise and technology expanding industrial RFID applications
MASON CITY, Iowa (April 04, 2017) — Metalcraft today announced an agreement with Technologies ROI, Inc. (TROI) to serve the industrial market for RFID. The licensing agreement combines each company’s expertise and technologies to strengthen RFID metal nameplates.
“Our partnership with TROI advances Metalcraft’s leadership and innovation in durable identification products.” said Metalcraft President & CEO Steve Doerfler. “Metalcraft sees the value our durable RFID products deliver in challenging environments, and we are eager to harness TROI’s intellectual property to bring RFID technology's benefits to extremely harsh applications currently relying on metal nameplates.”
“With Metalcraft’s universal metal mount label technology and TROI’s patent US 9,122.967, our two leadership positions are brought into beneficial union,” said TROI Founder Dr. Patrick King. “We aim to change the nature of metal ID marking for the industry."
Metalcraft has provided property identification solutions since 1950. From a headquarters in Mason City, Iowa, Metalcraft has provided thousands of businesses throughout North America and around the world with a wide range of choices in durable nameplates and labels to meet the needs of the ever-evolving industry of tracking and controlling. These customized products may include consecutive numbers using barcode and/or RFID technologies. Metalcraft nameplates and labels are made from the toughest materials – polyester, anodized aluminum, stainless steel, polycarbonate, ceramic and more – to withstand environments ranging from mild to extreme, resisting abrasion, caustics/acids, solvents, salt air, high temperatures, and UV rays. Visit http://www.idplate.com for more information.
South Carolina-based TROI has served the construction and energy industries since 2002, developing experience with RFID in most extreme environments. Their Oil and Gas technologies are proven worldwide to support applications from the bottom of the ocean to Arctic tundra and Middle East desert with application temperatures ranging from -78F to 800F. The company holds the mentioned patent on UHF RFID metal packaging among others.TROI provides Energy Oil and Gas Industry benchmarks for RFID survival and leadership in instituting referential standards such as IP69-1K25 for tag integrity and then leads by example with unique solutions such as Downhole, FRAC and RISER stack RFID tags, and the metal encased Armored and WoW tag series of weldable tags. Visit http:// www.troirfid.com for more information.