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Airbus Issues RFID Guidelines to Its Supplier Base

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus indicates it has distributed RFID  requirements as part of its technical specifications for suppliers worldwide for the A350 extra-wide body (XWB) aircraft currently under development. In addition, the company says it has embarked on number of new RFID projects, and has expanded one it has already deployed.

Carlo K. Nizam, head of value chain visibility and auto-ID at Airbus, says, "We have requested a combination of RFID and contact memory button part marking for a selection of parts on the A350."

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Aircraft manufacturer Airbus indicates it has distributed RFID  requirements as part of its technical specifications for suppliers worldwide for the A350 extra-wide body (XWB) aircraft currently under development. In addition, the company says it has embarked on number of new RFID projects, and has expanded one it has already deployed.

Carlo K. Nizam, head of value chain visibility and auto-ID at Airbus, says, "We have requested a combination of RFID and contact memory button part marking for a selection of parts on the A350."

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