TSC and Datalogic Announce a Global Strategic Alliance Agreement

Taipei, Taiwan – December 13, 2017 – TSC Auto ID Technology (TWSE: 3611.TWO), a global leader in the AIDC barcode printer industry is pleased to announce a global strategic alliance agreement with Datalogic, a global leader in the automatic data capture and process automation markets.

The alliance aims to leverage sales & marketing efforts of both manufacturers in regions throughout the world, in order to guarantee a complete & high-quality offering, able to cover all the market needs. Solutions such as "read after print", which combines the Datalogic Matrix 120™ stationary industrial scanner with the TSC MH240 premium industrial printer, audits each label after printing to ensure high print quality and barcode readability.

The parties to the agreement, manufacture complementary products and share many common customers and channel partners. The terms of this strategic alliance are to cooperate in marketing the two companies' products to present its customers with a total Auto Identification & Product Marking solution. 

The MH240 Series is TSC's mainstream industrial barcode label printer, featuring a premium print head technology, faster processor, and all the memory customers will need to print high-quality labels delivered at the fastest speeds.

Matrix 120™ is the Datalogic smallest ultra-compact industrial 2D imager that fits into any integration space. The newest member of the best-in-class Matrix family of high-performance industrial 2D images, leads the market for ease of use and has the highest industrial grade in its class; multiple models of the Matrix 120 imager allow it to cover an extensive range of applications in OEM and Manufacturing industries.

According to Sam Wang, TSC Auto ID CEO, "Customers & channel partners all over the world benefit from TSC´s innovative and reliable on-demand printing solutions. We look forward to working closely with Datalogic on a global level and providing customers valuable solutions with complementary and compatible products from Datalogic and TSC."

"Thanks to the agreement with TSC, our Customers can take advantage of complete solutions, be certain of the quality of the supply and with the guarantee of the best performance certified solution by both manufacturers", states Francesco Montanari, Chief Marketing Officer of Datalogic. "Datalogic confirms its disposition to become a global supplier of solutions that meet the actual needs of end customers & channel partners, establishing partnerships with the leading companies worldwide."

Datalogic is a global leader in the automatic data capture and process automation markets specialized in the designing and production of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors for detection, measurement and safety, RFID vision and laser marking systems. Datalogic solutions help to increase the efficiency and quality of processes in the Retail, Manufacturing, Transportation & Logistics, and Healthcare industries, along the entire value chain.

The world's leading players in the four reference industries use Datalogic products, certain of the attention to the customer and of the quality of the products that the Group has been offering for 45 years.

Today Datalogic Group, headquartered in Bologna (Italy), employs approximately 2,700 staff worldwide, distributed in 30 countries, with manufacturing and repair facilities in the USA, Brazil, Italy, Slovakia, Hungary and Vietnam.  In 2016 Datalogic had a turnover of 576.5 million euros and invested over 50 million Euros in Research & Development, with an asset of more than 1,200 patents in multiple jurisdictions.

Datalogic S.p.A. is listed in the STAR segment of the Italian Stock Exchange since 2001 as DAL.MI. More information about Datalogic at www.datalogic.com.

Datalogic and the Datalogic logo are registered trademarks of Datalogic S.p.A. in many countries, including the U.S.A. and the E.U.


About TSC:
TSC Auto ID Technology Co. Ltd. (TSC) is a global provider of quality Auto-ID solutions for transportation and logistics, manufacturing and healthcare, industry and retail, offering a diversified line of innovative and reliable products with excellent quality. TSC has over 25 years of experience dedicated to barcode and label printers, with more than 4 million installed in over 90 countries. That puts the company, headquartered in Taiwan and producing in two own factories, into the top 5 manufacturers of thermal label printers in the world. TSC is traded on the Taiwanese stock exchange.