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3 Key Rules to Know for UID Compliance

The United States Department of Defense (DoD) requires a particular marking system for all equipment and parts. This unique identification code is required for tracking products and is known throughout the military industry as UID marking. Military 130 (MIL-STD-130) sets guidelines for individuals and companies for UID marking. Additionally, MIL-STD-130N Change 1 defines UID as …

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What is MIL-STD-129? Barcode Requirements, Best Practices, and More

MIL-STD-129 is an important military marking standard that outlines labeling requirements for shipments and containers, as well as to individual units. Here’s what you need to know, including best practices for compliance. A Definition of MIL-STD-129 A standard for maintaining uniformity in military marking for shipment transported by ships and for storage, MIL-STD-129 is approved …

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Item Traceability Has Evolved

This article originally appeared in Pan European Networks Government, Issue 22, in July 2017; pp. 152-153.  Camcode Global discusses the growing need for improved international identification standards for imported/exported goods. Image courtesty Rob Leibrandt In today’s high-stake, just-in-time world it is no longer ‘good enough’ to make business decisions using part, stock or even serial numbers. …

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What is MIL-STD-130? Learn About Specifications, Markings and Requirements for Military Standard 130

A Definition of MIL-STD-130 Military Standard 130 (MIL-STD-130) contains a detailed set of requirements and specifications for identification marking of U.S. military property. The standard practice involved in MIL-STD-130 has undergone some revisions, including MIL-STD-130N, which was released in December 2007 and MIL-STD-130N w/ Change 1, which was released in November 2012. MIL-STD-130 is just one of …

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U.S. DoD Supports a Continuing Requirement for IUID

Recently, we updated you on the DoD’s reaffirmation of its commitment to Item Unique Identification (IUID) when it republished Department of Defense Instructions (DODI) 8320.04, “Item Unique Identification Standards for Tangible Personal Property”. That naturally leads to the question: “How is an acquisition program supposed to implement IUID?” The answer is pretty simple. This is …

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U.S. DoD Reaffirms Its Commitment to Item Unique Identification

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) recently updated its instructions regarding Item Unique Identification (IUID) standards for tangible personal property. With this publication, the DoD renews its efforts to identify and manage millions of its critical assets. While there were no major changes, there were some significant revisions that Camcode wanted to highlight. Here are …

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50 Informative Quotes on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)

The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) is a controversial subject garnering much attention internationally in recent months. The first agreement to control arms sales, the Arms Trade Treaty enters into force on December 24, 2014 in an effort to control the illicit trade of weapons that are likely to be used illegally, to cause harm, create …

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New Changes for Submitting Data to the DoD IUID Registry

The U.S. DoD Office of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy recently made adjustments to its procedures for registering items into the IUID Registry. Beginning November 3, 2014, the IUID Registry is migrating to iRAPT (Invoicing, Receipt, Acceptance and Property Transfer), formerly known as WAWF (the Wide Area Workflow). So what does that mean for you? …

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Effective Arms Tracking is a Global Concern

With small arms and light weapons quickly becoming prevalent in conflicts such as civil wars, terrorism, organized crime and gang warfare, the issue of controlling the illicit trade of these weapons affects the global population with both political and human rights implications.  In the effort to combat and manage the illicit trade of these weapons, …

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Camcode is your Source for Full-Service Customized UID Services

You’ve come to trust Camcode to offer more permanent and durable label solutions for UID applications than anyone. Our UID label materials are the most widely specified in the defense industry, and are continually trusted to provide permanent and durable unique identification that lasts a lifetime.  Today, Camcode is the most experienced full-service UID provider …

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