SATO is a pioneer and leading global provider of integrated Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) solutions that leverage barcode and RFID technologies. SATO manufactures innovative and reliable auto-identification systems and offers complete solutions to businesses by integrating hardware, software, media supplies and maintenance services. Customers rely on SATO for accuracy, savings on labour and resources and also in their green efforts.
Founded in 1940, SATO is publicly listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange in Japan. It has sales and support offices in over 20 countries and is represented globally (over 90 countries) through a global network of partners. For the fiscal year ended 31 March 2011, it reported revenues of JPY 78,368 million (US$ 914 million). More information about SATO can be found at www.sato.co.jp/english.

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For more information on SATO’s global presence, please visit www.satoworldwide.com.