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Omni-ID rolls out new RFID sensors

Whirlpool Corp.'s factory in Clyde, Ohio, is a massive testament to modern manufacturing. At the largest washing machine plant in the world, the 3,200 workers there churn out 5 million washers a year. To keep that intricate ballet of parts moving, Whirlpool in recent months has slapped hundreds of RFID tags from Rochester's Omni-ID Ltd. onto boxes, bins and racks around the plant. The goal is to track everything to the point where custom parts made at the plant go straight onto a washing machine instead of into inventory

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