September 2021

Code Names Expert Channel Marketing Manager to Expand EMEA Partner Growth

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- September 15, 2021 – Code Corporation, a global leader in barcode scanning and data capture technologies, today announced Hilde De Bisschop has joined the company as a Senior Channel Marketing Manager. “Hilde is a highly talented industry veteran with an extensive track record in building and growing successful channel programs,” said Kent Hansen, CEO of Code Corporation. “We look forward to working with her to leverage the foundation of our successful North American channel program and expand with a new EMEA program that specifically meets and respects the regional market behaviors to support the business needs of regional partners.”

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August 2021

Code Launches Disinfectant-Ready CR7010 Battery Backup Case to Increase Utility of Mobile Device Scanning

Code Corp. has released the Code Reader™ 7010 (CR7010) battery backup case. This case is designed for the mobile workforce. It not only doubles the battery life of an iPhone, but also allows for full clinical sanitization protocols without fear of destroying the smartphone with harsh cleaning chemicals.

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July 2021

Code Corporation Launches CodeQR, Secure Smartphone QR Code Reader

Code Corporation announced it has released CodeQR, a safe and secure smartphone QR code reader app that is free for download on the App Store or Google Play. CodeQR is a free app to scan QR and UPC barcodes. The app stands apart from other barcode scanning apps by safeguarding data privacy and security. This is accomplished by not capturing, monitoring or transmitting any confidential information, unlike other similar apps on the market.

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June 2021

Brady Corporation Acquires Code Corp.

Brady Corporation (NYSE: BRC) (“Brady”) today completed the acquisition of The Code Corporation for approximately $173 million. Brady will fund the transaction with cash on hand and borrowings on its existing revolving line of credit. Code specializes in high-performance barcode readers and scanning software that provides data capture and powers track-and-trace applications. Founded more than 20 years ago, the bulk of Salt Lake City-based Code’s sales are in U.S. healthcare. The Company is expanding its barcode reader portfolio with devices for industrial track-and-trace applications. Brady is a leader in high-performance niche application industrial printers and materials; acquiring Code will optimally position Brady as a full-service provider of industrial track-and-trace applications.

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Code Corporation Expands Into Australian Healthcare Market, Signs HPA as New Channel Partner

Code Corporation announced it is expanding into the Australian market by signing Hospital Products Australia (HPA) as a new channel distribution partner. HPA is a trusted name among healthcare organizations in the Australia-New Zealand market. “Australia is rapidly forging a new path toward digitalization, electronic health records and health information,” said Rene Van Mourik, Vice President of Sales EMEA & APAC for Code Corporation. “Code hardware and software solutions serve as the bridge between the patients and their electronic information. We have a proven track record of reliability in medical facilities around the globe and we are eager to partner with HPA to bring our world-class solutions to the Australian market.”

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Code Corporation Adds Justin McKelvy to Lead Data and Infrastructure Team

Code Corporation announced it has hired Justin McKelvy as Sr. Manager of Data & Infrastructure. He will be a key player in the company’s drive toward data transformation and big data while also heading up the IT department. “Code Corporation has been a leader in data acquisition technology for 20 years,” said Kent Hansen, CEO of Code Corporation. “We are extending our expertise into new platforms and processes to enhance how our customers use and benefit from data to optimize their efforts. Justin will be a key player in forging the pathways to enable our big data ambitions, and we welcome him to the team.

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May 2021

Code Corporation Wins Best of State Award in Production and Manufacturing Category

Code Corporation announced it has been awarded the prestigious Best of State award in the category of Production & Manufacturing for Rubber/Plastic Products. Best of State is Utah’s gold standard of awards that recognizes outstanding individuals and businesses who achieve excellence in their field. Code received this award for its disinfectant-ready CodeShield® Plastic. Code developed CodeShield to serve as molecularly dense and extremely durable plastic housing for its barcode scanners. CodeShield is designed to easily withstand the harsh chemicals and multiple cleaning and disinfecting sessions required in a healthcare environment.

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Code Corporation Adds Blake Christensen as New VP of Finance

Code Corporation announced it has hired industry veteran Blake Christensen as its new vice president of finance. “We are pleased to welcome Blake as a significant member of our leadership team,” said Kent Hansen, CEO of Code Corporation. “His successful track record and extensive experience...

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Code Corporation Promotes Joe Croce to Vice President of Sales, North America

Code Corporation announced it has promoted Joe Croce to the position of Vice President of Sales for North America. “Code has recently marked record-breaking growth and accelerated market expansion,” said Kent Hansen, CEO of Code Corporation. “Much of this progress can be attributed to the business savvy,...

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April 2021

Code Corporation Launches CR5200 Barcode Scanner for Point of Sale and ID Scanning

April 27, 2021--Code Corporation, a global leader in barcode scanning and data capture technologies, today announced the launch of the Code Reader 5200 (CR5200), a high-speed, omnidirectional reader for 1D and 2D barcode symbologies. The CR5200 delivers a number of advancements over its predecessors and replaces the now End of Life (EOL) CR5020 and CR5025.“The new CR5200...

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Code Corporation Adds Two to Management Team, Lorraine Dieterle and Jana Buchanan

April 5, 2021--Code Corporation, a global leader in barcode scanning and data capture technologies, today announced it has added two new leaders to its roster of experts, Lorraine Dieterle as Director of Software Sales and Jana Buchanan as Senior Product Manager of Hardware.“As a result of our growth, Code Corporation is able to draw in unique talent...

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March 2021

Code Corporation Partners With Dryrain, MEDITECH and ACS MediHealth for Mobile Medical Barcode Scanning

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 17, 2021--Code Corporation, a global leader in barcode scanning and data capture technologies, today announced a collaboration among four companies — Code, Dryrain Technologies, MEDITECH and ACS MediHealth. The healthcare tech firms partnered on an app that increases efficiency, accuracy and speed in healthcare with mobile barcode scanning. The app helps address issues caused by inaccurate...

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Code Corporation Signs U.K. and Ireland Distribution Agreement With Ingram Micro

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 16, 2021--Code Corporation, a global leader in barcode scanning and data capture technologies, today announced it has partnered with Ingram Micro to distribute Code’s products and services throughout the U.K. and Ireland.Ingram Micro will distribute Code’s entire line of barcode scanning hardware technology solutions.“Entering into this partnership with Ingram Micro is a critical growth point for...

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Code Corporation Promotes Jessica Johnson to Director of Manufacturing

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 3, 2021--Code Corporation, a global leader in barcode scanning and data capture technologies, today announced it has promoted Jessica Johnson to the position of Director of Manufacturing.“As an expert in manufacturing and process improvement, Jessica has a proven track record in driving international supply chains and managing manufacturing partners that enable Code Corporation to experience profitable...

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February 2021

Code Corporation Announces CortexScan for iOS

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Code Corporation, a global leader in barcode scanning and data capture technologies, today announced it has released an iOS version of the CortexScan app for use with the iPhone® and iPad®. CortexScan is a barcode reading application, which is powered by Code’s industry-leading CortexDecoder technology.“The iOS version of the CortexScan app demonstrates the speed, accuracy, and flexibility...

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Code Corporation Expands European Sales Leadership Team

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--February 24, 2021--Code Corporation, a global leader in barcode scanning and data capture technologies, today announced it has expanded its management team based in the Netherlands. Industry veteran, Thomas Rissmann has been promoted to Software Sales Director, EMEA and Jessica Foo has joined the company as Software Sales Manager, EMEA.“Code Corporation has experienced tremendous growth and is...

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Code Corporation Enables Epic Rover Mobile Barcode Reading Capabilities for Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Code Corporation, a global leader in barcode scanning and data capture technologies, has collaborated with Epic, developer of the leading electronic health record system (EHR), to offer mobile scanning capabilities through Code’s CortexDecoder software. To support health systems mass COVID-19 vaccination effort, Code is offering a free six-month demo license to users of the Rover mobile app,...

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Code Corporation Launches New Developers Portal

Code Corporation has launched an all-new Developers Portal with a more user-centric design that streamlines workflows. The purpose of the portal is to quickly connect customers to Code’s CortexDecoder software development kits (SDKs), software packages and associated documents, such as licenses.

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Code Receives FIPS Certification

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--February 3, 2021--In December 2020, Code Corporation submitted the CR2700 family of barcode readers to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the purpose of achieving Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) certification. We are pleased to announce that the CR2700 barcode scanners have received FIPS certification. This NIST designation indicates that Code’s CR2700 products reach...

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January 2021

The Salt Lake Tribune Names Code Corporation a Winner of the Utah Top Workplaces 2020 Award

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--January 12, 2021 -- Code Corporation has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Salt Lake Tribune.“We are very grateful to the Salt Lake Tribune for recognizing Code Corporation as one of the top workplaces in Utah,” said Kent Hansen, CEO of Code Corporation. “This honor is a tremendous validation of the work-ethic, creativity and...

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Code Corporation Names Dave Frick VP of Operations

SALT LAKE CITY--January 06, 2021--Code Corporation named industry veteran Dave Frick its VP of Operations. Frick joins the company with more than 37 years of global business, international supply chain and medical device manufacturing experience.“We were impressed by Dave’s stellar track record; his background and unique skillset have prepared him to take our operations to the next level,” said...

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December 2020

Code to Receive FIPS Certification

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE) December 16, 2020 --Code Corporation has submitted the CR2700 family of barcode readers to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the purpose of achieving Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 certification. This validation and its official listing in the NIST database under wolfSSL are expected to be completed early 2021.“Government medical organizations will...

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November 2020

Code Announces New Dark-Gray CR2700 Model

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Code Corporation today released a new, dark gray, disinfectant-ready version of its flagship barcode scanner, the CR2700. This change is more than stylistic. The Dark Gray CR2700 is now made using the Level 2 CodeShield® plastic, which provides improved resistance to harsh cleaners and accordingly opens the unit to a broader audience than the original.

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October 2020

September 2020

Code Announces End of Life for the CR2600

Code Announces End of Life for the CR2600September 01, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight TimeSALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Code Corporation, a leader in the barcode scanning arena, today announced that their popular CR2600 healthcare scanner is being retired from their product line.“With the introduction last year of the CR2700, we have moved our healthcare scanning line to the next level and...

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June 2019

April 2020

April 2019

Code Again Ranks in Top 20 for Patents Issued in Utah

Code was honored at the 2019 Utah Genius Awards for the number of patents issued during the 2018 calendar year. It is the third straight year Code has been recognized for key contributions...

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December 2019

Code Moves to New Digs

Code moves U.S. headquarters to Murray, UT (Salt Lake City metropolitan area). Company information other than address remains the same. The new office is...

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February 2019

Code releases powered protection for iPhone 7 & 8

Code releases the CR7000 series healthcare mobile battery at the HIMSS show in Orlando. The durable protector for iPhone 7 and 8 completely shields valuable electronics while...

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Medical Device Manufacturers—We Hear You

Code will feature new CR1100 compact barcode reader next week at HIMSS show. The CR1100 packs years of healthcare barcode reading experience and the latest image-processing tech into a tiny package...

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March 2018

January 2020

Code Names Bruce Scharf as Vice President of Product

As Vice President of Product, Scharf will be responsible for setting strategy, scaling product teams and developing the roadmap for future products, markets and technologies.“Bruce’s experience in innovating, building teams and product design in a rapidly evolving...

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November 2019

October 2019

Code Corporation Selects Kent Hansen to Fill CEO position

Before joining Code, Kent was President and partner of CA Engineering, spearheading growth and the company's strategic direction. Under his leadership, the company grew profitable revenue by over 700 percent...

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July 2019

New Appointment of Interim President & CEO for Code

Code's Board of Directors appoints Barclay McFadden III as interim CEO and Dennis Kaill as interim President. Mr. McFadden will also continue as Chairman of the Code Board of Directors. Mr. McFadden has been Code's Chairman since 2001. Before joining Code, Mr. McFadden served as the Chairman and CEO of Stow Mills, Chesterfield...

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May 2019

December 2018

November 2018

Mars Tohken Solutions Co. Ltd. Makes Investment in Code

Code announces expansion of technology partnership with Mars Tohken. Mars Tohken will invest in Code, and the agreement includes a plan to leverage each company’s expertise to expand market reach and invest in new technologies...

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Brady Corporation Acquires Code Corp.

Brady Corporation (NYSE: BRC) (“Brady”) today completed the acquisition of The Code Corporation for approximately $173 million. Brady will fund the tr...

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Code Receives FIPS Certification

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--February 3, 2021--In December 2020, Code Corporation submitted the CR2700 family of barcode readers to the National I...

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Code to Receive FIPS Certification

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE) December 16, 2020 --Code Corporation has submitted the CR2700 family of barcode readers to the National Institute of S...

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Code Moves to New Digs

Code moves U.S. headquarters to Murray, UT (Salt Lake City metropolitan area). Company information other than address remains the same. The new office...