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- RFID tags improve tracking, quality on Ford line in Mexico. Johnson, Dick // Control Engineering;Nov2002, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p16
Discusses the radio frequency identification (RFID) projects employed by the Ford Motor Co.'s facility in Cuautitlan, Mexico to monitor inventory and tracking in the plant. Use of tags in the RFID technology; Incorporation of techniques of a Mexico-based company CAPTA; Installation of antennae...
- Users parlay RFID system success into new business ventures. Burnell, John // Frontline Solutions;May2000, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p1
Reports on Ford Motor Co. and Air Liquide's role in marketing radio frequency identification (RIFD) technology. Partnership formed by the companies with RFID vendors; Importance of the moves to the commercialization of the technology; Applications in internal operations.
- Automakers go wireless to find cars in plants. Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News;9/8/2003, Vol. 78 Issue 6056, p26
The use of wireless systems to locate parts and vehicles in vast assembly plants is expected to grow rapidly now that technology standards have been established. Ford Motor Co. uses a system from WhereNet Corp., of Santa Clara, California, to locate vehicles in shipping yards and inside plants....
- Ford, GM to get a lift. // Frontline Solutions;Jan2000, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p50
Reports that Ford and General Motors are equipping their forkflift trucks with radio frequency identification tags for vehicle tracking from I.D. Systems.
- DeWalt collaborates with Ford Motor Co. to offer tool tracking system. // Roads & Bridges;Mar2008, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p18
The article reports that DeWalt has collaborated with Ford Motor Co. to create Tool Link, a radio-frequency identification (RFID) asset tracking system for professional contractors. The technology, according to the article, allows tracking detailed inventory of tools and equipment stored in a...
- Ford mulls tire ID tags. Begin, Sherri // Tire Business;12/3/2001, Vol. 19 Issue 18, p21
Reports the use of radio frequency tire tracking tags on Ford Motor Co. vehicles in the United States. Maker of the radio frequency tags and technology; Release of the interim labeling portion of the standard by the Automotive Industry Action Group; Legislation on the minimum raceability of tires.
- Ford IT leaders co-ordinate global RFID effort. Hadfield, Will // Computer Weekly;2/7/2006, p56
The article presents information on a meeting of information technology managers from Ford Motor Co.'s U.S. and European manufacturing businesses, which was held in February 2006. They met to co-ordinate their radio frequency identification systems (RFID) projects. The meeting was set up to...
- New techs to affect businesses. Dietderich, Andrew // Crain's Detroit Business;11/8/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 45, p13
This article presents information on several technologies expected to be more widely used next year in the U.S. Though criticized by some analysts as being oversold, radio frequency identification (RFID) systems is a technology that touches virtually every industry, and falling prices and...
- Work Solutions Aimed at Commercial Customers. Pope, Byron // Ward's Auto World;Mar2008, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p40
The article reports on the launch by Ford Motor Co. of their new Ford Work Solutions, a collection of new technologies and smart features, designed for 2009 F-150, F-Series Super Duty pickup and E-Series vans in the fall of 2008. It consists of an in-dash computer with Internet access, a...