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JADAK buys SkyeTek RFID

Company acquires provider of UHF RFID solutions for asset management and inventory tracking


January 7, 2016
by MM&D Online Staff

Syracuse, New York—JADAK LLC (part of GSI Group Inc), a supplier of HF RFID, optical data collection and machine vision technologies to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in medical, security, gaming and kiosk industries, has acquired the assets of SkyeTek, a Denver, Colorado-based provider of embedded and standalone UHF RFID solutions for OEM equipment suppliers.

SkyeTek specializes in high-performing UHF RFID technologies that maximize efficiency and visibility for OEMs serving the medical and pharmaceutical, government, hospitality, and manufacturing industries. SkyeTek’s family of high-performance embedded and standalone UHF RFID modules are complementary to JADAK’s existing line of RFID solutions.

Jeffrey Pine, vice-president of business development at JADAK, said the combination of the two businesses will be beneficial particularly for customers in the medical industries..

From machine vision to RFID to barcode scanning to chart recorders and thermal printers, JADAK has a wide array of data collection products and services that help customers solve unique inspection, tracking, scanning and documenting challenges. JADAK is a market leading provider of embedded data collection and printing solutions for medical OEMs serving the healthcare and life science markets. In addition to healthcare, JADAK has deep industry experience in the security, gaming, and customer engagement (kiosk) industries, providing scanning, anti-counterfeiting and integrated printing capabilities. JADAK has headquarters and manufacturing in Syracuse, New York, with sales and technical locations worldwide.

SkyeTek has delivered RFID solutions for applications such as inventory and asset management, access control, product authentication and patron management.