AIM Adds Blockchain to Case Study Competition

Pittsburgh, PA, July 12, 2018 --( AIM, the trusted worldwide industry association for the automatic identification industry, providing unbiased information, educational resources and standards for nearly half a century, announced today the addition of a new category -- Blockchain -- to its annual Case Study Competition.

In joining the existing competition categories (AIDC | IOT | RFID), the addition of Blockchain will recognize organizations implementing cutting edge solutions that demonstrate the valuable relationship between Blockchain and AIDC technologies to protect against data tampering and disruptions in home, factory or transportation environments. Together, these innovations provide assurances that data is legitimate and processes that introduce new data is well defined.

"Blockchain represents an area that is growing exponentially when paired with automatic identification technologies," said AIM Chief Operating Officer Mary Lou Bosco. "The AIM Case Study Competition has become synonymous with promoting new and innovative uses of technology on a global basis, so it is not only logical but leading edge to include Blockchain as part of the annual competition. We are excited to recognize Blockchain pioneers, and look forward to seeing how it will change the future landscape within the global marketplace."

Individuals or organizations wishing to submit in the new Blockchain category, should visit 2018 Case Study Competition on the AIM website ( The AIM Case Study Competition is open to members and non-members, alike.

To be eligible for the 2018 competition, submissions must be received by Wednesday, August 22, 2018.

For more information contact AIM Headquarters via email ( or phone (+1.724.742.4470).
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C. K. Troup