(PRWEB) November 11, 2011
The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Corona Division announced the results of a year-long evaluation of label materials marked with Item Unique Identification (IUID). Item Unique Identification policy requires all military assets specified under MIL-STD-130 to be marked with a unique, two-dimensional barcode that will survive the normal life expectancy of the item to which it is affixed.
The study was commissioned to help item managers navigate the large variety of commercially available label materials and provide an unbiased, Government sponsored comparison of durability. A total of eight companies submitted 26 label materials, including printed polyester, laser markable acrylic, Metalphoto