The Printer Distribution Company to deliver Impinj RAIN RFID Readers in South Africa and SADC States
The Printer Distribution Company (PDC) has added Impinj RAIN RFID products to its portfolio, allowing its extensive partner network in South African Development Community States to leverage the Impinj platform. PDC customers will benefit from access to Impinj readers, gateways, software, and accessories, which provide unmatched performance and reliability.
The Impinj platform enables Internet connectivity for billions of everyday items using RAIN RFID, a wireless IoT technology ideally suited to identifying, locating, and authenticating items such as apparel, pallets and cases, airline luggage, and equipment. Easy to deploy and use, the Impinj platform delivers performance unequaled by mix-and-match approaches built from other vendors’ products.
Using the Impinj platform’s best-in-market products and capabilities, partners build IoT solutions that deliver digital transformation for customers in global markets including retail, supply chain and logistics, aviation, manufacturing, and more. These solutions allow touch-free automation, real-time visibility, and virtualizing systems or workflows.
“We are excited about this new partnership. PDC joins an exclusive, worldwide network of distributors who have partnered with Impinj to expand their offerings. PDC‘s expertise and reach in Southern Africa will help us serve new solution partners with our industry-leading RAIN RFID products,” said Impinj Chief Revenue Officer Jeff Dossett.
Frikkie Koegelenberg, PDC CEO, said, “Impinj products will allow PDC to address new markets and provide additional value to our partner community. We are thrilled to be appointed as Impinj’s Southern Africa distributor and look forward to enabling our partners to develop new IoT solutions including inventory management, shipment verification, and asset tracking.”
PDC is currently organizing training and enablement workshops to help partners acclimatize with the Impinj platform.
About The Printer Distribution Company (PDC)
Founded in 1999, PDC is a leading provider of industrial, back and front office enterprise printing solutions for customers throughout Africa. PDC distributes a leading range of products, which are mission-critical needs of the office/industrial marketplace and distribution supply chain. With head office in Centurion, Pretoria, and branches in Durban and Cape Town, PDC provides market coverage across Africa, with a product breadth that meets a diverse set of customer requirements.
Impinj (NASDAQ: PI) helps businesses and people analyze, optimize, and innovate by wirelessly connecting billions of everyday things—such as apparel, automobile parts, luggage, and shipments—to the Internet. The Impinj platform uses RAIN RFID to deliver timely data about these everyday things to business and consumer applications, enabling a boundless Internet of Things.
For more information, contact:
Phone: +27 10 492 7081
Vice President, Strategic Communications
Phone: +1 206 834 1110