Press Release-The Best NEW UHF Tag for Asset Tracking– SlimFlex Laundry Tag

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 The Best NEW UHF Tag for Asset Tracking– SlimFlex Laundry Tag 

February 15th, 2013 – Toronto, Canada

RFID Canada, technology provider is introducing a new HF RFID Tag – the SlimFlex™ Laundry Tag.

The new SlimFlex™ Laundry Tag, a highly durable UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) tag designed to be used in industrial laundry applications to withstand repeated washing and drying cycles in professional cleaning equipment. Being a small, flexible white strip, the tag can be easily embedded in clothing or linen and remain hidden to the user at everyday operations.

The tags’ unique thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) housings tolerate repeated bending or torsion, while maintaining excellent performance characteristics and safeguarding embedded electronics, even under harsh conditions.

The SlimFlex™ RFID tag is waterproof, provides high resistance to aggressive liquids and delivers reliable performance and reading stability across fluctuating temperatures. Custom color options are available, and tags may be embossed or laser-engraved with a logo or message for branding or enhanced visual identification.

Apart from laundry use case highly robust design makes it also ideal for many other industrial non-metal applications.

The tag comes with a 256 bit EPC number and 512 bit additional user memory the tag is ready to suit even complex applications. The SlimFlex Laundry tag offers anti-collision functionality, fast data rate communication and a large read range compared to its size. Additionally the tag is compliant with EPCglobal-certified UHF Gen 2, ISO 18000-6C, readers and modules and covers worldwide UHF frequency ranges in a single tag – ideal for international operations

The features of the SlimFlex™ Laundry Tag are:


  • Flexible but robust housing
  • Very high thermal, chemical and mechanical resistance
  • Compliant to UHF standards EPC Class 1 Gen 2 and ISO 18000-6C
  • Fast anti-collision allows reading of multiple tags at once
  • Worldwide frequency coverage
  • Optical encoding and laser engraving possible

The SlimFlex™ is manufactured by HID Global. For more information go to:


About RFID Canada

RFID Canada is Canada’s largest supplier of RFID and NFC Inlays, Labels and Tags and Low Frequency (LF), High Frequency (HF) and Ultra High Frequency (UHF) RFID and NFC Readers.

With 25 plus years of industry knowledge and understanding the development of specialized solutions for companies across diverse markets and applications. RFID Canada has successfully implemented applications in Animal Identification, Document Tracking, Traceability, Asset Tracking, Work-in-Process, Stock Replenishment, Personal Identification, and Sporting Events in a wide range of industries including Agriculture, Manufacturing, Transportation, Supply Chain and Distribution, Retail, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Libraries, Government and many others.


For more information, contact:


Christine Parris

RFID Canada

RFID/NFC Business Development

(905) 513-8919 X30



About HID Global

HID Global is the trusted source for secure identity solutions for millions of customers around the world. Recognized for robust quality, innovative designs and industry leadership, HID Global is the supplier of choice for OEMs, system integrators and application developers serving multiple markets. These markets include physical and logical access control, including strong authentication and credential management; card printing and personalization; visitor management systems; highly secure government and citizen ID; and identification RFID technologies used in animal ID and industry and logistics applications. The company’s primary brands include ActivIdentity(R), EasyLobby(R), FARGO(R), LaserCard(R) and HID(R). Headquartered in Irvine, California, HID Global has over 2,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global(R) is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit .

(R) HID, HID logo and SlimFlex are trademarks or registered trademarks of HID Global in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks, service marks, and product or service names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.




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