ROGERS, MN – Jan. 21, 2019 – AbeTech Inc., an emerging national integrator of bar code and RFID solutions, has expanded its leadership team by hiring Chris Heim (former CEO of Rimage Corporation) to be its new President. Mr. Heim joins the AbeTech team January 21, 2019.
“Our business is growing steadily and we have ambitious plans for our future,” said Steve Schmidt, AbeTech’s Founder and CEO. “Over the past 27 years we have built an amazing team and an incredible culture at AbeTech. As we expand our business serving Fortune 1000 clients, we will continue to stay grounded in our core values. I’ve known Chris for several years and he has the servant-leadership mindset, successful technology background and strategic vision we need to guide the future of our business.”
Founded in 1992, AbeTech is a premium systems integrator of supply chain automation and inventory management systems. AbeTech increases productivity by helping its clients standardize, consolidate and optimize their data collection infrastructure. Core offerings include industrial wireless networking, software systems, bar code, RFID, enterprise mobile computing, application development, automated labeling, automation systems, supplies and services.
“I am honored and humbled to join the AbeTech family,” said Chris Heim. “I have tremendous respect for Steve, the AbeTech team and the value system in which they operate. This industry is ready for incredible growth as bar code/RFID is coupled with emerging technologies such as IoT (Internet of Things), wearable devices, mobility, robotics and machine learning. AbeTech is poised with the expertise, infrastructure and innovative mindset to bring these technologies together into world-class solutions for our clients.”
Mr. Schmidt will continue as Founder and CEO with a focus on innovation. As its president, Heim will be responsible for the company’s financial performance, strategic direction and business operations. Prior to joining AbeTech, Chris Heim was CEO of Rimage Corporation and has 23 years of career experience as a CEO, head of business-development and technology leader.
AbeTech is a premium systems integrator of supply chain automation and inventory management systems. We increase productivity by helping you standardize, consolidate and optimize your data collection infrastructure. Core offerings include industrial wireless networking, software systems, bar code, RFID, enterprise mobile computing, automated labeling, automation systems, supplies and services. Serving over 25% of the Fortune 500 and over 25 years in business, you can rest knowing AbeTech is a low risk partner. Our clients rely on our experience as a competitive advantage in designing, deploying and supporting solutions that effectively align with their goals and enhance their business processes increasing profitability. For more information, visit www.abetech.com. Follow AbeTech on LinkedIn and Facebook.
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