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Press Releases from BlueStar (18 total)

BlueStar to Carry Zebra’s EM 220 Mobile Receipt Printer

Florence, KY—January 7, 2009—BlueStar, the leading global innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products is announcing its addition of Zebra Technologies’ EM 220 Mobile Printer to its line card. Designed for quick, on-demand receipt printing, the Zebra Economy Mobile 220 (EM 220) showcases features that make it easier for field workers and retail line busters to do their jobs. The printer is easy to carry thanks

BlueStar to Carry Zebra’s RFID-Enabled Mobile Thermal Transfer Printers

Florence, KY—December 22, 2008—BlueStar, the leading global innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products is announcing its addition of Zebra Technologies’ P4T and RP4T RFID-enabled Mobile Thermal-Transfer Printers to its line card. Touted as the 'World’s First' RFID-enabled mobile thermal-transfer printers, the P4T and RP4T mobile printers are easy-to-wear portable printers ideal for indoor and outdoor applications in government, manufacturing, transportation & logistics, and mobile

BlueStar Names Robert Urben as CipherLab Business Development Manager

Florence, KY—December 15, 2008—BlueStar, the leading global innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, today announces that Robert Urben has been named to the position of BlueStar Business Development Manager for CipherLab, where he will lead new channel business development for the brand through BlueStar. Urben joins BlueStar after 20+ years experience in project management and business development within the I.T. industry. His client management

BlueStar Announces Customers’ Success With Business Development Giveaways

Florence, KY—November 11, 2008—BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, announces campaign kickoffs for the winners of its RSPA and VARTECH08 FUSION marketing and business-development giveaways. BlueStar has awarded nearly six figures’ worth of FUSION business revitalization services in 2008. During RSPA’s RetailNOW show in July 2008, BlueStar held a One-on-One Executive Reception for its partners where it gave away more than

BlueStar Launches New Global Website

Florence, KY—November 10, 2008—BlueStar, the leading global innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, introduces its newly designed website, bluestarinc.com, that goes live today, November 10, 2008. Designed to extend reach to VARs across the globe, BlueStarinc.com features: • Multi-region and multi-language support • Rich media pre-sales education • Easy site-wide access to BlueStore • Up-to-the-minute RSS news feeds and product updates • Site-wide search engine • Easy-to-use BlueStore product search and e-commerce platform The site

BlueStar Canada Names Ghassan Nassif As Regional Sales Manager

Montreal, QC, Canada—October 27, 2008—BlueStar Canada, the leading innovator in Canada for solutions-based distribution of Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, today announces that Mr. Ghassan Nassif has been named to the position of Regional Sales Manager for the Montreal office, where he will focus on growing BlueStar business in Eastern Canada. A BlueStar employee since 2000, Mr. Nassif holds an MBA degree and previously held the position of Senior

BlueStar to Distribute Motorola in Latin America

Florence, KY—October 20, 2008—BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, is announcing a recent agreement with Motorola to market its entire product line-up throughout Latin America. “BlueStar began its relationship with Motorola in Canada, expanded into U.S. distribution, and now completes the Americas with the addition of Latin America. The addition of Motorola to our BlueStar Latin America product mix makes BlueStar a

BlueStar Europe Holds Vendor Open House

Florence, KY—October 15, 2008—BlueStar Europe, the leading European innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Mobility, and RFID products, held an open house for vendors in these market-based verticals on September 26, 2008. The purpose of the meeting was to present BlueStar to Europe, and introduce the company’s FUSION business-development program to the region. “Our supplier open house was the first of many events planned as BlueStar expands in Europe,”

BlueStar’s VARTECH2008 Conference & Trade Show Is a Tremendous Success

Florence, KY—October 6, 2008—BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, is announcing the tremendous success of its VARTECH2008 Conference & Trade Show in Orlando, FL, September 15-17, 2008. Once again, VARTECH attendance was up significantly. This year’s show boasted more exhibitors of best-of-breed software, hardware, and service solutions for the Point-of-Sale, AIDC, RFID, Mobility, Government, and Security verticals. And with the increase

BlueStar CFO Doug Bivins Receives ‘CFO of the Year’ Award

Florence, KY—September 25, 2008—BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, is proud to announce that Doug Bivins, BlueStar CFO and VP of Finance, has been presented The Cincinnati Business Courier’s Greater Cincinnati Large Private Companies “CFO of the Year” award. "CFO of the Year" winners are decided by a panel of judges for the program that include deans of the business schools at

BlueStar Holds Wal-Mart RFID Compliance Seminar

Florence, KY—June 10, 2008—BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, teamed up recently with epcSolutions, Zebra Technologies, and Motorola to hold an RFID Wal-Mart Compliance Webinar for BlueStar Canadian resellers, system integrators, and suppliers. Forty-two people attended the Webinar, which was followed by an interactive Q&A session. Dan Miller, BlueStar’s RFID Program Manager, led the seminar along with epcSolutions’ CIO Chuck Williams

MMF Cash Drawer Teams with BlueStar for CFF Fundraiser

Florence, KY—June 2, 2008—BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, teamed up recently with MMF Cash Drawer to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s “Great Strides: Taking Steps for a Cure.” MMF Cash Drawer sponsored a fundraising event at BlueStar’s company headquarters in Florence, KY, called the, “Fun Event Under a Tent.” Money was raised from the MMF Cash Drawer

BlueStar to Distribute RFID Products from FEIG Electronics

Florence, KY—May 19, 2008—BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, has reached an agreement to distribute the FEIG Electronics line of RFID products. BlueStar is now selling FEIG’s RFID products through both its United States and Canada offices. FEIG Electronics will be a marquee addition to BlueStar’s RFID line-up. Its products complement BlueStar’s distribution model of providing quality, end-to-end RFID solutions that include

BlueStar Distributes LXE Bluetooth Ring Scanner

Florence, KY—May 12, 2008—BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, is announcing its distribution of the LXE 8650 Bluetooth Ring Scanner, a barcode scanner with hands-free mobility. Weighing only 4.8 oz, the scanner rests on the finger with the Bluetooth module worn comfortably on the back of the hand or wrist. The Bluetooth module pairs with any Bluetooth-enabled hand-held, fixed-station, or vehicle-mount computer

Bill Nix Joins BlueStar as Director of Global Channel Marketing & Sales

Florence, KY—May 1, 2008—BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, RFID, and Mobility products, is proud to announce the recent addition of Bill Nix to the BlueStar team. Nix will hold the title of BlueStar Director of Global Channel Marketing & Sales and will lead BlueStar’s international business development, including bringing more vendors’ products into BlueStar for distribution as well as developing an international marketing and sales

BlueStar Awarded VeriFone Premier Partner Award

Florence, KY—April 2, 2008—BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, RFID, and Mobility products, has been awarded a Premier Partner Award for 2007 by VeriFone for achieving over $1 million in revenue. BlueStar distributes VeriFone cables and connectors. “BlueStar is honored to receive the VeriFone 2007 Premier Partner Award. VeriFone products are an integral component of BlueStar’s debit, credit, and Smart Card solution offerings, allowing our

BlueStar Distributes the LXE MX7CS Hand-Held Computer

Florence, KY—March 25, 2008—BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility and RFID products, is announcing its distribution of the LXE MX7CS hand-held computer for cold storage. The MX7CS adds to LXE’s line of mobile computers for cold storage logistics supporting real-time data communications, bar code scanning, and voice/speech recognition. It addresses the problems that make it impossible to use standard hand-held computers in cold storage environments.

BlueStar Inks Agreement with New West Technologies

Florence, KY—March 10, 2008—BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, has signed a distribution agreement with New West Technologies, a leading integrator of Retail Point-of-Sale software solutions and Microsoft Dynamics Retail products. BlueStar will distribute New West’s Mobile Suite Pro software that extends Microsoft RMS into a fully functioning mobile POS system for Retail operations that need to process transactions on-the-go. Mobile Suite