Category: Asset Tracking


By Lowry Solutions | February 19, 2015

While barcode labeling has proven to be a reliable way to track items across the supply chain, there are places where traditional labels simply can’t go. Exposure to extreme temperatures, chemicals, liquids, and other harsh […]

By Lowry Solutions | February 16, 2015

Adopting lean manufacturing principles has helped companies drive waste out of their operations and improve supply chain efficiency, but in many cases these lean initiatives overlook a critical area: packaging. If packaging is not included […]

By Lowry Solutions | February 13, 2015

RFID performance is critical for the success of retail RFID deployments. That performance can be affected by a number of variables, including the items being tagged, the use case, the environment, and the scanning approach. […]

By Lowry Solutions | January 28, 2015

There are two general classes of barcodes: one-dimensional (1D or linear) and two-dimensional (2D). They are used in different types of applications, and in some cases are scanned using different types of technology. The difference […]

By Lowry Solutions | January 20, 2015

Last year, the FDA’s unique device identifier (UDI) initiative passed an important milestone. As of last September, all Class III medical device manufacturers licensed under the Public Health Service (PHS) Act were required to have a […]

By Jeff Polly | December 12, 2014

Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology has become much more common across a number of industries, but there are a variety of different types of RFID technology, tags, and readers — each uniquely suited to different […]

By Lowry Solutions | November 26, 2014

Label printing and application doesn’t have to be a hassle for your business or for your employees. Manual label printing, peeling, and sticking has very few benefits. Incorrect placement or poor placement on irregular shaped […]

By Lowry Solutions | November 25, 2014

Managing and locating important assets is a key challenge for almost any business. Time spent searching for critical equipment can lead to expensive delays or down time, missed deadlines and customer commitments, and wasted labor. […]

By Lowry Solutions | November 18, 2014

Having the right equipment in the right place when you need it can mean the difference between meeting an important customer deadline and dealing with expensive downtime. But managing equipment requires more than just maintaining […]

By Lowry Solutions | November 6, 2014

The paperless office was one of the many promises of the computer age, but we’re not there yet. Paper files are still a fact of life in most businesses, and managing those files efficiently is […]