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Honeywell Expands Scanning And Mobility Portfolio With Acquisition Of Datamax-O’Neil

Posted December 23, 2014

2014-12-23_1015Honeywell has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Datamax-O’Neil, a global manufacturer of fixed and mobile printers used in a variety of retail, warehouse and distribution, and health care applications, for $185 million. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015 subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory review.

The acquisition builds on Honeywell’s existing scanning and rugged mobile thermal printing products, and will extend that to include RFID, receipt, label and other specialty printing applications. This deal follows Honeywell’s 2013 acquisition of Intermec, which essentially doubled the company’s revenue in the highly attractive scanning and mobility segment.

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BarcodesInc Expands North American Presence with OCR Canada Acquisition

Posted December 11, 2014

2014-12-11_0938Barcodes, Inc., North America’s recognized leader in the delivery of Automated Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) solutions, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of OCR Canada. With the merger, Barcodes, Inc. expands its presence into Canada and adds to its North American field sales and integration capabilities.

“OCR is the leader in enterprise mobility, RFID, and barcode solutions in Canada,” said Dan Nettesheim, CEO of Barcodes, Inc. “With OCR, we will build on our combined 62 years of history bringing productivity innovation, technology solutions expertise, and excellent customer service to thousands of companies across North America.”

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Cortec Group Announces the Acquisition of BarcodesInc

Posted November 9, 2012

Cortec Group, a New York based private equity firm which invests in middle-market distribution, healthcare, consumer, and specialty products and service businesses, announced that on November 2, 2012 its affiliate, Cortec Group Fund V, L.P. , acquired BarcodesInc in partnership with management. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Barcodes is a leading distributor of automatic identification capture (“AIDC”) products, selling primarily to small and medium-sized businesses and select Fortune 500 customers. The Company’s AIDC products, which include barcode scanners, mobile computers, label printers, point-of-sale systems, identification cards, RFID equipment, and other related consumable products, allow customers to improve productivity and profitability in their businesses. Barcodes maintains strong relationships with many of the premier manufacturers in the industry, and effectively couples a strong web-site presence with technical sales capabilities to serve its customers.

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