NEWS – General Scanning Printer Technologies Joins JADAK

June 24, 2015 - News

General Scanning XE-50 - 50mm Thermal Printer and Chart RecorderSYRACUSE, N.Y., June 24, 2015 – General Scanning Printer Technologies has become part of JADAK, a manufacturer of machine vision, radio-frequency identification (RFID) and bar code products for health care and life science industries. With the addition of General Scanning Printer Technologies, JADAK now develops and sells real-time chart recorder and thermal printer technology for time-based data logging. Both companies are owned by GSI Group and work extensively with medical device original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

“General Scanning Chart Recorders are known all over the world as the industry standard for elite chart recording solutions, with sharp data output and resolutions up to 800 dots per inch,” said David Miller, President of JADAK. “By joining forces with General Scanning, JADAK is able to bring additional value to our medical customers, many of whom also have a need for chart recorders. It gives them a ‘one-stop shop’ for their data collection, chart recorder and thermal printer needs. Furthermore, this move demonstrates our deep commitment to helping reduce medical errors, increase patient safety and improve the efficiency of health care across a broad spectrum of applications and procedures.”

“JADAK is a leader for best-in-class data collection platforms and a wide-range of customer support solutions,” said Scott Oppenheim, Director of Product Management, Printer Technologies, JADAK. “In addition to offering elite chart recorder and thermal printer platforms, we’re excited that General Scanning Printer Technologies customers will now have access to JADAK’s data collection experience and expertise, world-class engineering resources and larger service team.”

The combination of these two solutions-oriented companies will also benefit customers who need to collect and document data in other industries, such as industrial automation, lottery and gaming, kiosk and customer engagement, law enforcement, telemetry and environmental sciences.

Facilities will remain at JADAK’s headquarters in Syracuse and at the General Scanning facilities in Bedford, Massachusetts.


Scan. Inspect. Track. Solve. These are the words that drive the products that JADAK manufactures and the solutions that we implement for our customers. From machine vision to RFID to bar code scanning to chart recorders and thermal printers, JADAK helps customers solve unique inspection, tracking, scanning and documenting challenges. Since its inception in 2000, JADAK has focused on the health care market, and a majority of its business comes from medical device manufacturers. As JADAK continues to grow, it has also branched out into additional markets and has products and solutions in the security, gaming, enterprise tablet (scanning accessories) and customer engagement (kiosk) industries. JADAK has headquarters and manufacturing in Syracuse, New York, with other sales and technical locations in the U.S., Europe and China. Visit for more information.

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