UPM Rafsec provides total RFID solutions in China through new system integrator partnerships22.6.2005
UPM Rafsec, a leading RFID tag manufacturer and member of UPM Group, announces today it has partnered with three new system integrators in China on a non-exclusive basis to better serve its end user customers.
The three new partners are Ubhitech, Vision Electronics and Best Technology. Located in Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou respectively, each system integrator has more than eight years of experience in the RFID industry and will provide total RFID solutions based on UPM Rafsec’s broad range of state-of-the-art RFID tags.
Thanks to the unique expertise of Ubhitech, Vision Electronics and Best Technology in the field of RFID technology and their in-depth knowledge of the local market, UPM Rafsec and its partners can deliver turnkey solutions to Chinese businesses that include the right RFID tag, the right RFID hardware and the right software at the best price.
Liu Hong, UPM Rafsec Business Development Manger, China comments, "China being a rapidly developing RFID market for UPM Rafsec requires us to develop strong strategic alliances with partners whom we can trust and work together in the long term."
Zhang Jun, Sales Manager of Ubhitech comments, "We believe that UPM Rafsec has the most comprehensive range of RFID tags in the world. RFID applications in China are quite diversified and having a partner who can support us with a full range of HF and UHF RFID tags is extremely valuable."
Zhan Ge Jun, CEO of Vision Electronics comments, "We are very pleased to be able to work together with UPM Rafsec in China. We foresee explosive growth for the RFID market in China over the next few years and having a strong RFID tag partner like UPM Rafsec will enable us to meet this growth head on.”
Andrew Hu, Managing Director of Best Technology comments, "We signed this distribution agreement with UPM Rafsec because we know that UPM Rafsec delivers high quality RFID tags. Only with quality RFID solutions can we ensure that our customers will come back to us for repeat business."
About Shanghai Ubhitech
Ubhitech Asia Ltd. is the supplier for a whole range of RFID products. With our wide service network we can provide professional, speedy and convenient technical supports and customer services. Ubhitech is mainly engaged in research, development, distribution and after service of RFID core technologies for domestic and overseas clients. Ubhitech boasts a team made up of domestic and overseas technical staff specializing in the R&D of RFID.
About Beijing Vision Electronics
Vision Electronics is professionally engaged in the development and sales of RFID total solution for all industries, and provides a series of products concerning tags and readers, D&P, RFID middleware and software. Vision Electronics has seven years experience in mobile and wireless data-collection, RFID technology and integration. With a complete RFID-Readiness Program and lab in place, we are ready to serve our customers.
About Guangzhou Best Technology Holding Co., Ltd.
Guangzhou Best Technology Holding Co., Ltd. was established in 2000. It’s a high-tech enterprise held by SINOPEC Shengli Oil Field Daming (Group) Co., Ltd. Best Technology Holding Co., Ltd. relying on its deep understanding of RFID and SCADA technologies, as well as its strong technical capability, stands out proudly at the leading edge of automatic identification and automatic control technology. It is now making effort to be a supplier with the most complete system integration solutions and technical service in the same field.
About UPM Rafsec
UPM Rafsec (www.rafsec.com) is a world leading RFID tag manufacturer and pioneer of the EPC standard, specialized in cost efficient high-volume production. Headquartered in Finland, the company has the broadest and most comprehensive in-house know-how and capabilities for RFID tag design and manufacturing. Together with its sister company, Raflatac, UPM Rafsec is part of the Labelstock Business of UPM, a EUR 10 billion Finnish company listed on the NY and Helsinki stock exchanges. UPM is one of the largest paper producers worldwide. Raflatac is a global leader in the manufacturing of paper-based and filmic pressure sensitive labelstock.
For more information, please contact:
Mr Christer Härkönen, Senior Vice President,
UPM Rafsec, Tampere, Finland,
tel. +358 (0)204 168 300
June 22, 2005