Press Releases

Press Release: JDA and SATO Partner to Deliver the Future of Warehouse

JDA Software Group, Inc. and SATO announced a new alliance representing JDA’s first Japanese hardware partnership as the company expands its presence in Japan.

Press Release: SATO Receives Accolades for Customer-centric Relationship Management

SATO received the 2017 CRM Best Practice Award and 2017 Oboshi Award from CRM Association Japan for its cloud-based IoT printer maintenance solution, SOS (SATO Online Services).

Press Release: SATO, Metalcraft Provide Seamless On-Metal Tag Printing, RFID Encoding

Metalcraft’s Universal Mini Onsite Printable RFID tags can be encoded and printed seamlessly utilizing SATO’s CL4NX™ industrial thermal printer solution.

Press Release: SATO Taps Atsushi Suzuki for Technology & Innovation Leadership

SATO appointed Atsushi Suzuki as CTIO (Chief Technology & Innovation Officer).

Press Release: CYBRA Enables SATO Printer Integration into Manhattan Associates WMOS

CYBRA Corporation has successfully integrated SATO thermal label printers into Manhattan Associates' Warehouse Management for Open Systems (WMOS) solution.

Press Release: SATO and Japan Post Develop C2C Shipping Label Printing Solution

SATO announced that it developed the Yu-Pri Touch shipping label printing system in collaboration with Japan Post.

Press Release: Prakolar SATO Receives Top Recognition for Labels at Sindusfarma Quality Award 2017

Prakolar SATO was awarded in the labels for packaging materials (Materiais de Embalagem, Rótulos) category by Brazil's Pharmaceutical Industry Syndicate, Sindusfarma.

Press Release: SATO Launches Versatile WS4 Compact Desktop Label Printer

SATO launched the WS4 compact desktop label printer line across North America.

Press Release: SATO America Congratulates Specialty Tag and Label, Inc. on 20th Anniversary

SATO recognized Specialty Tag and Label, a SATO Authorized Master Reseller, on its 20th anniversary.

Press Release: SATO Establishes Group Company in Taiwan

SATO Holdings established a 100% owned sales subsidiary SATO Taiwan Co., Ltd.

Press Release: SATO Selected by Business Solutions Magazine VAR Subscribers as one of 2017 Best Channel Vendors

SATO announced today its selection by Business Solutions magazine’s VAR (value-added reseller) subscribers as one of the Best Channel Vendors 2017.

Press Release: SATO Launches New Group Companies in the Philippines

SATO announced it will launch two new group companies in the Philippines.

Press Release: SATO Acquires Inline Digital Printing Leader DataLase

SATO acquired a 100% share of UK-based inline digital printing (IDP) leader, DataLase.

Press Release: Shinichi Takagi Tapped as SATO Investor Relations Chief

SATO appointed Shinichi Takagi as Head of Investor Relations.

Press Release: SATO Appoints Goro Yumiba Executive Head of SATO North America

SATO announced its appointment of Goro Yumiba as Executive Head of North America.

Press Release: SATO Named 'Best of the Best' for Labeling Expertise

SATO Printing received the Best of the Best Award at Label Industry Global Awards 2016.

Press Release: SATO Opens New Labels Plant in Western Poland

SATO launched operations at its modern, new labels plant in Poland.

Press Release: SATO Makes Organizational Changes to Strengthen Indonesia Business

SATO Label Indonesia and moved production to a new, state-of-the-art plant.

Press Release: SATO Receives Japan’s Most Cherished Companies Award

SATO was awarded the sixth annual Japan’s Most Cherished Companies Award from the Management Society for Promotion of Workplace Well-Being.

SATO Global Solutions: SATO Global Solutions Launches Revolutionary Retail IoT Solutions based on the Intel IoT Platform

SATO Global Solutions has collaborated with Intel to develop a data-driven, end-to-end IoT platform that enables retailers to accelerate the commercial benefit of data and IoT with a new level of actionable insight.

SATO Global Solutions: SATO Global Solutions joins new global alliance bringing real time digital insights from the store and across the supply chain

SATO Global Solutions is joining the newly formed Acuitas Digital Alliance, bringing together like-minded technology.

Press Release: SATO Selected as One of the Best Channel Vendors 2016 by Business Solutions Magazine’s VAR Subscribers

SATO was awarded in the Product Reliability and Adequate VAR Margins categories by Business Solutions magazine’s VAR (value-added retailer) subscribers.

Press Release: Yusen Logistics and SATO Corporation Launch Global Logistics IT Solution

Yusen Logistics Co. Ltd. and SATO Corporation have collaborated to launch a global logistics IT solution to integrate purchase order, production and shipment, and transport data to provide significant labor savings to customers.

Press Release: SATO Establishes SpeciaLase to Bring Revolutionary Laser Coding and Marking Technology to Asia

SATO launched a new subsidiary, SpeciaLase Limited for the marketing of a revolutionary CO2 laser coding and marking technology developed by UK-based DataLase.

Press Release: SATO Awarded Good Design Award for Rugged CL4NX/CL6NX Line of Universal Industrial Printers

SATO received the Good Design Award 2015 for its CL4NX/CL6NX global line of universal industrial printers.

Press Release: SATO Launches Game-changing IoT Printing Solution

SATO world’s first Internet of Things (IoT) label printer service compatible with SATO Online Services (SOS), a cloud-based maintenance solution.

Press Release: SATO Appoints Hayato Shindo as Head of Asia

SATO announced the appointment of Hayato Shindo as its new Head of Asia.

Press Release: SATO and Cadi Launching PJM RFID Thermo IC Tag at HIMSS Asia Pacific

SATO and Cadi Scientific will launch a jointly developed PJM RFID Thermo IC Tag at HIMMS Asia Pacific 2015.

Press Release: Launch of SATO Global Solutions Accelerates Auto-ID Industry in North America

Boosts SATO’s growth with integrated Auto-ID solutions in the new era of the Internet of Things and big data.

Press Release: SATO Group Objectives and Strategies for FY2015-17

SATO unveiled its medium-term management plan for the three-year period starting with the fiscal year commencing April 1, 2015.

Press Release: SATO Printer Interface Achieves Certified Integration with SAP® Auto-ID Infrastructure

SATO XML-Enabled 4.0 printer interface has achieved certified integration with SAP® Auto-ID Infrastructure 7.1.

Press Release: SATO Expands NX Series with Next-gen 6-inch Industrial Thermal Printer

SATO announced the new CL6NX™, a 6-inch industrial thermal printer designed for intuitive operation, easy integration and industrial strength durability.

Press Release: SATO Appoints Michael Beedles as Head of North America

SATO appointments Michael Beedles as Head of North America for the SATO Group.

Press Release: SATO America Demonstrates Retail ID Solutions at Retail’s Big Show 2015

SATO Global Solutions and Nexgen Packaging Join SATO at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show 2015

Press Release: SATO Launching IoT-based Global Maintenance Service for Printers

Leveraging Salesforce to stay connected to customers 24x7, ensuring product performance and business success.

Press Release: SATO Launches New Generation of Magellan PJM RFID Reader Series with Intelligent Self-Tuning Technology

SATO launched a new generation of the Magellan PJM1 RFID Desktop Reader Series.

Press Release: Stryker Europe Expands Its Deployment of SATO’s PJM RFID Solutions to Nordic Region

SATO and Altrax Group co-announced today that Medical device manufacturer Stryker Europe has adopted SATO’s PJM RFID solutions in their Swedish distribution center.

Press Release: SATO Group Establishing SATO Global Solutions and SATO International, Accelerating Global Growth Strategy

SATO announced plans to accelerate its global growth strategy through the establishment of two new group companies - SATO Global Solutions and SATO International.

Press Release: SATO Looks to Yasuhiro Tanabe to Strengthen Global Presence

SATO announced today the appointment of Mr. Yasuhiro Tanabe. Mr. Tanabe is tasked with facilitating SATO’s global expansion, and strengthening its presence in overseas markets.

Press Release: SATO Taps Noriyasu Yamada to Lead Product Planning as CPO

SATO announced the appointment of Mr. Noriyasu Yamada to the position of Chief Product Planning Officer (CPO).

Press Release: SATO’s PJM RFID Integrated into Fantasy, world leading Diamond ERP System

SATO and GemBox RFID, a provider of RFID stock-take-view solutions, announced today that SATO’s unique PJM RFID technology has been integrated into world’s largest ERP System for diamonds by Rubinstein Software.

Press Release: SATO Group establishes Global Key Account Business Unit and appoints General Manager

SATO announced the establishment of a new Global Key Account (GKA) business unit in response to growing customer demand for dedicated one-stop services.

Press Release: SATO Opens Representative Office in the Philippines

SATO Asia Pacific announced the official opening of its representative office in Manila, Philippines.

Press Release: SATO launches CL4NX, a truly universal and game-changing thermal printer, celebrating 33 years of innovation as the barcode printing pioneer

SATO, a leader in barcode printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID solutions, announced today their revolutionary, new CL4NX series of industrial thermal barcode printers, capitalizing on their 33 years of innovation and expertise as the pioneer in thermal barcode printing since 1981.

Press Release: SATO Wins Award at World Label Contest for 7th Consecutive Year

SATO Printing Co., Ltd. has been awarded two first prize awards at the 25th World Label Contest.

Press Release: Haruhiko Kitamura Appointed to New Position of Chief Information Officer of SATO Holdings Corporation

SATO announced today the appointment of Mr. Haruhiko Kitamura to the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Press Release: Yōichi Abe Appointed to New Position of Head of President’s Office at SATO Holdings Corporation

SATO announced today the appointment of Mr. Yōichi Abe as Head of the President’s Office at SATO Holdings Corporation.

Press Release: Mr. Higashinaka Appointed to New Position of Chief Human Resource Officer of SATO Holdings Corporation

SATO announced today the appointment of Mr. Kōji Higashinaka to the position of Chief Human Resource Officer (CHO).

Press Release: SATO Announces Strategic Investment in Nexgen Packaging

SATO announced today its strategic investment in Nexgen Packaging, a global provider of apparel brand identification and packaging products.

Press Release: SATO Corporation Celebrates 50 Years of Success in Marking Solutions

SATO celebrates 50 years of success providing handheld labelers to customers worldwide.

Press Release: SATO America Releases Linux and Mac OS X Drivers for Thermal Printers

Linux and OS X users can now integrate thermal printing seamlessly into their computing system for simple and convenient support of SOHO (small office home office) and enterprise based printing needs.

Press Release: SATO America Announces Its New Value Line of Printing Solutions

Known for trusted dependability, quality and exceptional value, the new Value Line of printers is designed and manufactured to fulfill the application demands of emerging and industrial markets for cost effective, reliable products.

Industry Solution: Fighting Return Fraud

It's after Christmas and consumers are lined up at stores to return merchandise- the scratchy sweater from Aunt Helen, the toaster oven that doesn't fit on the counter. But not all returns are legitimate and return fraud costs Retailers billions of dollars every year.

Industry Solution: Pre-ticketing through PrintConnect

The most proficient and cost-effective application of price tags and labels occur at the manufacturing site- the factory or vendor location. 

In the news: Private Labeling — Offering Retailers A Competitive Edge

Private labeling has emerged as an excellent opportunity for retailers to gain market share and increase margins when executed correctly. SATO's strategic business development manager discusses the benefits and pitfalls of private labeling for retailers.

Press Release: SATO’s Linerless Labels (NONSEPA®) Becomes First Label Product to be Awarded ‘Carbon Footprint of Products’ Certification in Japan

SATO has become the first company in Japan to be awarded the ‘Carbon Footprint of Products’ (CFP-PCR) certification by the Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry (JEMAI) for a label product – its NONSEPA® linerless labels series.

SATO In The News: Floor Ready, Packing And Marking: Costs Of Non-Compliance

Many Retailers view compliance as the method to which most cost effectively and quickly get merchandise to the store floor.

SATO In The News: Reduce Item Ticketing Costs - SATO PrintConnect® is Nordstrom Approved!

SATO is an approved Ticket Provider to Nordstrom vendors. We supply Nordstrom and Nordstrom RACK printed tags and labels from our facilities in the United States and Asia.

SATO In The News: Reducing Waste in 2012

The high-volume of holiday purchases brings into focus the amount of paper and packaging materials used year-round to process merchandise throughout the supply chain, ending up in consumers’ homes and trash cans.

SATO In The News: Supplier Open Forum: Tickets

Tickets are a vital part of the shopping experience when a consumer goes to a store. Not only do they provide important information, such as price, size, brand, etc., they also give companies an opportunity to market their products one final time prior to POS.

SATO News: Reduce Item Ticketing Costs - SATO PrintConnect® is Von Maur Approved!

SATO is an approved Ticket Provider to Von Maur vendors. We supply Von Maur printed tags and labels from our facilities in the United States and Asia.

Press Release: SATO Updates CL4e HF RFID Printer Offering

High performance label printing solution using High Frequency RFID inlays

Press Release: SATO Acquires Argox Information Co., Ltd.

SATO announced today its acquisition of Argox Information Co., Ltd., a major manufacturer of barcode printers, barcode scanners, and portable terminals, making Argox a member of the SATO Group of Companies.

SATO In The News: Apparel Magazine – Cover Story

When this lingerie manufacturer began selling directly to consumers, it made sure its e-commerce operation would fit well with its wholesale business - and with its existing warehouse operations.

SATO In The News: Integrated Solutions for Retailers Q&A – Best Practices For Private Labeling

An expert shares strategic considerations for new private labelers and her thoughts on the next big opportunity for private retail brands.