Datalogic Receives Industry Award from American Chamber

Datalogic S.p.A., the Italian parent company of the Datalogic Group of Companies, including Datalogic Scanning and Datalogic Mobile, was recently awarded the Industry "American Chamber Transatlantic Award” for 2008. This reward highlights examples of success and excellence that characterize the transatlantic relationship between the U.S. and Italian companies.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Datalogic Receives Industry Award from American Chamber Eugene, Oregon, December 17, 2008 – Datalogic S.p.A., the Italian parent company of the Datalogic Group of Companies, including Datalogic Scanning and Datalogic Mobile, was recently awarded the Industry "American Chamber Transatlantic Award” for 2008. This reward highlights examples of success and excellence that characterize the transatlantic relationship between the U.S. and Italian companies. “Datalogic Scanning, headquartered in Eugene, is proud to be part of the celebrated Datalogic Group.” said Bill Parnell, President and CEO of Datalogic Scanning. “Datalogic continues to show leadership in the international AutoID market, with bar code readers, data collection mobile computers, RFID systems, and photoelectric devices.” This prestigious recognition was conferred upon Romano Volta, Datalogic Chairman and Roberto Tunioli, Datalogic CEO, and is awarded each year by the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy (AmCham) to meritorious businesses and professionals that make their mark in the economic and cultural relations between Italy and America. "It is an honor for Datalogic to receive this award,” confirmed Romano Volta, Chairman of Datalogic. “This is an important recognition that I devote to all the employees of Datalogic who I have the pleasure of knowing individually and who contribute, day-in-day-out, towards the growth of the Group and its stories of success." The prize was awarded to Datalogic in view of the Group's ability to stand out from other manufacturers based upon its skill in offering innovative solutions for various industries such as manufacturing, transport & logistics, and retail. Datalogic’s substantial involvement in global and transnational challenges, with respect to US economic issues and a cultural point-of-view also contributed to the award decision. The award ceremony took place in Milan on November 25th during this year's traditional Gala Dinner of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy (AmCham). Mr. Romano Volta, Chairman of Datalogic, accepted the esteemed award. The event's Guest of Honor was Mr. Ronald P. Spogli, His Excellency the Ambassador of the United States of America in Italy. About Datalogic Scanning Datalogic Scanning is the recognized #1 worldwide leader in high-performance fixed position retail point-of-sale scanners and the #1 provider of handheld scanners in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), with the most complete line of general purpose and ruggedized handheld scanners available today. Headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, Datalogic Scanning, a division of the Datalogic Group, serves multiple industries throughout the retail supply chain and distribution channel as well as manufacturing, government, healthcare, banking and finance sectors with a presence in over 120 countries. For additional information about Datalogic Scanning products, please visit www.scanning.datalogic.com, email scanning@datalogic.com, or call +1-800-695-5700 (toll-free in the USA only) or +1-541-683-5700. About Datalogic Group Datalogic Group is a world-class producer of bar code readers, data collection mobile computers, RFID systems and photoelectric sensors for the industrial automation sector. We offer innovative solutions for many industrial applications, from manufacturing to transportation & logistics and retail. The Group has been listed on the STAR segment of the Italian stock exchange since 2001 as DAL.MI, with headquarters located in Lippo di Calderara di Reno (Bologna). Datalogic has about 2000 employees worldwide in 30 countries, in Europe, Asia, the United States and the Pacific Rim. In 2007, the Datalogic Group achieved revenues of €404 million, an increase of 6% over the previous year. Datalogic and the Datalogic logo are registered trademarks of Datalogic S.p.A. in many countries. CONTACT: Marilyn Junkins marilyn.junkins@datalogic.com +1-541-302-2131 ###