JADAK acquires SkyeTek RFID for asset management, inventory tracking

Dec. 19, 2015
Company acquires provider of UHF RFID Solutions for asset management, inventory tracking and patient safety.

JADAK LLC ─ supplier of HF RFID, optical data collection and machine vision technologies to OEMs in medical, security, gaming and kiosk industries ─ announced it has acquired the assets of SkyeTek, a Denver, Co.,-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 embedded and standalone UHF RFID modules are complementary to JADAK’s existing line of RFID solutions.

“The combination of SkyeTek with JADAK truly brings our RFID offering to new levels and enhances our value proposition with OEM customers in a variety of industries," said Jeffrey Pine, vice president of business development at JADAK.

"This is a particularly exciting development for our medical customers as they search for new strategies to improve patient safety, asset tracking and anti-counterfeiting within the hospital environment and throughout their supply chain.”

David Miller, president of JADAK, said: “RFID growth has accelerated within the industrial, retail and healthcare markets in recent years. In healthcare for example, we’re seeing more and more OEMs integrate RFID to improve their customers’ workflow and reduce errors, thereby giving hospital staff more time to focus on the patients."