UID is a Department of Defense mandate that requires a globally Unique Item Identifier to track items throughout their life cycle. The basic concept is simple – a globally unique identifier – it becomes a bit more difficult when looking at how to make the identifier globally unique.
Make it easy – call TPI. Not only do we provide superior UID tags and UID labels, but our UID specialists are up-to-date on the most recent DoD Guide and MIL-STD-130 specs and can customize a solution for you that guarantees verification to the required print quality standards.
UID Tags and UID Labels
UID Metal Bar Code
Rigid anodized aluminum for added durability plus photo imaging for bar code clarity.
UID Foil Bar Code Label
Flexible anodized aluminum for versatility plus photo imaging for bar code clarity.
UID Polyester Bar Code Label
Subsurface printed polyester for added protection plus digital printing for bar code clarity.
UID Teflon Coated UID Nameplate
Nameplate surface resists CARC paint and CARC approved adhesive bonds to application surface.
UID Ceramic on Steel Nameplate
For extreme caustics and high temperature applications.
UID Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Unique Item Identifier (UII)?
The data elements used to make up a Unique Item Identifier include enterprise identification and serialization of each item that the enterprise produces. Enterprise identification may identify the manufacturer, supplier, depot, program management office or a third party and is assigned by a registered issuing agency (i.e., DUNS Number, UCC, CAGE Number). The data elements of the enterprise identifier and their corresponding unique serial number eliminate any possibility of duplicate numbers and provide permanent identification for the lifecycle of the item.
How does UID affect me?
All DoD contractors, suppliers and DoD agencies are now required to have a unique item identifier on all qualifying items including end item deliverables, legacy items and newly requisitioned government property in possession of contractors. To view the DoD UID Guide, CLICK HERE.
What is the purpose of UID?
The primary objectives for Unique Item Identification include:
- Integration of item data across the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Federal and industry asset management systems
- Improved item management and accountability
- Improved asset visibility and lifecycle management
How do I achieve UID compliance?
Simple — call Tim at TPI — 888 488 4244. Tim has thoroughly studied both the DoD Guide and MIL-STD-130 specs and can customize a solution for you using a 2D DataMatrix bar code that guarantees verification to the required print quality standards.
Bottom Line: TPI delivers quality, reliable and cost effective UID Labels and Tags.