ARC Program

The purpose of the ARC program is to ensure that RFID tags are able to meet or exceed the levels of performance and quality necessary to provide benefit to the End user in a consistent and cost effective manner.

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  1. End users

    ARC helps create tag performance requirements of your RFID Use Cases.

  2. Suppliers

    ARC provides information and lists to Suppliers of approved RFID tags and tagging practices.

  3. Inlay Manufacturers

    ARC provides a single, open benchmark testing facility where tags are tested to published testing standards

ARC Testing

ARC is a test system and database that stores comprehensive performance data of in-development and market available RFID tags.

ARC has been working with end users to translate RFID use cases into specific levels of performance in the ARC test environment (ARC Chamber).

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Research Papers

Reference #: Date: October 8, 2018

Project Zipper: EPC-Enabled Item-level RFID Supply Chain Brand/Retailer Exchange Study

Reference #: Date: July 25, 2016

2016 State of RFID Adoption Among U.S. Apparel Retailers

Reference #: Date: March 13, 2015

Annual Audit Report

Reference #: Date: November 1, 2014

Key Considerations for RFID Pilots and Deployments