PRESS RELEASE: Mars Tohken Solutions Co. Ltd. Makes Investment in Code

Salt Lake City, UT – November 16 2018 – The Code Corporation, a healthcare industry innovator and leader in image-based barcode scanning technology, announces an expansion of its technology partnership with Mars Tohken Solutions Co., Ltd., headquartered in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan (6419.T).  The agreement includes an investment in Code by Mars Tohken and a plan to leverage each company’s resources and expertise to expand market reach and invest in new technologies.

“This partnership has strengthened Code’s position in the marketplace and provides a solid foundation for continued growth of our products and services globally,” said George Powell, President and CEO of Code.  “Mars Tohken’s commitment to Code’s innovative technology and intellectual property shows our leadership in providing advanced barcode scanning solutions to the AIDC market.”

“Our combined relationship with Code reinforces Mars Tohken’s investment in solutions that will enhance our product offerings,” commented Hisashi Kodaira, Managing Director, ADC Business Unit at Mars Tohken Solutions Co., Ltd. “With access to Code’s advanced technology, Mars Tohken has strengthened our position as a leader in the machine vision and barcode scanning markets.”

 About Code
Code is a technology leader in image-based barcode reading solutions. Code designs and manufactures a complete line of image-based barcode reading hardware and software solutions to enhance productivity and exceed customers’ expectations for superior barcode reading performance, ergonomic design, equipment durability, and seamless integration with their operations. Servicing a diverse range of industries and environments, Code’s products are used in critical applications in healthcare, public safety, manufacturing, transportation, retail, and a range of other diverse industries.

Code’s worldwide headquarters are located in Salt Lake City, USA, with regional headquarters in China, Singapore, and the Netherlands. For more information, visit codecorp.com.

About Mars Tohken Solutions Co., Ltd.

Mars Tohken has been serving the Automatic Identification (AID) industry for more than 40 years, starting with laser scanners for one dimensional barcodes and is one of the pioneers of image-based barcode readers for logistic customers.   Mars Tohken maintains an experienced engineering team, developing AID devices such as barcode readers, RFID readers/writers, X-ray inspection devices, and direct/indirect sales networks throughout Japan. Mars Tohken’s worldwide headquarters are located in Tokyo, Japan, with regional headquarters in China and Thailand.  For more information, visit www.mars-tohken.co.jp.