News | May 9, 2013

SATO Corporation Celebrates 50 Years Of Success In Marking Solutions

Source: SATO America

CHARLOTTE, NC – SATO Corporation, a pioneer in Marking Solutions and a leader in barcode printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID solutions, celebrates 50 years of success providing handheld labelers to customers worldwide.

In 1962, SATO introduced one of the first handheld labelers and established operations as an international supplier of labeling machinery. To date, SATO remains at the creative forefront for marking solutions and its product line for handheld labeling solutions has evolved over the past 50 years to satisfy the changing demands of the marketplace.

The SATO product line offers a variety of one, two and three line Handheld Labeling Systems  ideal for low- and high-volume users. They allow for the marking of thousands of items quickly and reliably. Used for most merchandising and coding applications, they are available in a variety of choices that will suit every customer need. Complete A-Z character sets are available affording users the ability to print customized messages, price options and international characters. Additional stock print bands allow for tool customization to meet special requirements of SATO customers.

Engineered for durability and impact resistance, SATO Handheld Labeling Systems provide years of dependable service for:

  • Retail, distribution and quality assurance applications
  • Myriad combinations of pricing and promotional communications
  • Inventory and product identification
  • Enhanced comparative shopping

“Year after year, SATO presents the right solution for the right application to customers around the world,” said Gary Krause, Marketing Director of SATO America. “Our dedication as a worldwide leader in marking solutions for 50 years is an amazing feat by any standard. SATO is and will continue to be a trusted and respected name in the industries we serve.”

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About SATO Corporation

SATO is a pioneer and leading global provider of integrated Automatic Identification and Data Collection solutions that leverage barcode and RFID technologies. SATO manufactures innovative, 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, labor and resource savings.

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 through a world-class network of partners.  For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, it reported revenues of JPY 80,536 million (US$ 1.0187 billion). More information about SATO can be found at

* Conversion is based on an average exchange rate of 1 US Dollar = 79.06 Japanese Yen.

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Source: SATO America