We are proud to announce the winners of StayLinked's 2020 Partner of the Year awards. "2020 was a challenging year, not only for us, our partners, and our customers, but for everyone across the globe," said Dan Hogan, President of StayLinked. "This year, perhaps more than most, we honor the sacrifices of all of our partners, and we congratulate all of our partners of the year on their incredible performance in the face of adversity, and together we look forward to confronting the ongoing demands that emerged from the past year."

We are honored to recognize partners in the following categories:

Global Partner of the Year and North American Partner of the Year - SMG3, Schaumburg, Illinois
Strategic Mobility Group (SMG3) is an innovative technology provider that designs and integrates mobile solutions for enterprises. SMG3 consults companies on how to operate more efficiently through the use of mobile hardware, software, professional services, and support. SMG3's focus is to keep businesses up-to-date on the latest technology and provide them with innovative solutions that will maximize efficiency both inside the four walls and out. Helping businesses improve operational efficiencies and ROI is why many of the Fortune 500 companies choose SMG3 to manage their enterprise mobility needs.

Latin American Partner of the Year – American Scan, Colombia
American Scan is a Colombian company with headquarters in Medellín. American Scan are an authorized center for specialized services and integration solutions for the barcode industry: devices for reading, thermal printing, data capture, mobility, and POS systems.

European Partner of the Year – Norlan, Germany
Norlan focuses on system integration of Auto-ID applications for warehouse and transportation logistics. The rapid identification, recording, tracking and transmission of data in company processes with the help of mobile systems is becoming increasingly important. The multitude of hardware components, the different norms, and standards, as well as short technology cycles makes it difficult for customers to select the right solution due to their complexity. The implementation of customer-specific requirements and optimization goals are the primary focus for the employees of Norlan.

SmartTEK Partner of the Year – PIINK TEKNOLOGY, France
PIINK TEKNOLOGY is a digital innovation company developing mobile software applications focused on computer vision ( AR Augmented Reality, ML machine learning, OCR, barcode recognition) and AI Artificial Intelligence. Created in 2017 and develops innovative and intuitive mobile solutions. It is thanks to the talent of their employees, their openness, and their business approach that they are both explorers of today and creators of the world of tomorrow!

Distributor of the Year – ScanSource
ScanSource is a worldwide leader in offering the industry's best AIDC, point-of-sale, communications, physical security, and emerging technology solutions. We are committed to providing the value-added services and support that enable our customers to be successful. Their goal is to be a trusted partner to their employees, customers, suppliers, communities, and shareholders.

WMS of the Year – Manhattan Associates
Manhattan Associates is a technology leader in supply chain and omnichannel commerce. We unite information across the enterprise, converging front-end sales with back-end supply chain execution. Our software, platform technology and unmatched experience help drive both top-line growth and bottom-line profitability for our customers. Manhattan Associates designs, builds, and delivers leading-edge cloud and on-premises solutions so that across the store, through your network, or from your fulfillment center, you are ready to reap the rewards of the omnichannel marketplace. 

StayLinked Certified Engineer of the Year – Valentin Olmedo, Honeywell
As a premier StayLinked hardware partner, Honeywell has been instrumental to StayLinked’s growth around the globe. A large part of this success has been the expectation and the ability of Honeywell engineers to leverage their expert technical knowledge and decades of nurturing relationships to provide industry-best outcomes for customers. One engineer in particular, Valentin Olmedo, has repeatedly gone above and beyond these expectations. Valentin worked tightly with the StayLinked team to implement features that addressed his customer’s requirements. We are delighted to announce that his efforts have earned him the 2020 StayLinked Certified Engineer of the Year award.

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