SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AIM has recognized several professionals during its Awards Gala at its annual Summit on September 10, 2012 in Chicago. Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News Editor Daphne Allen was among the winners, having been recognized by AIM with the 2012 Bert Moore Excellence in Journalism Award. AIM represents providers and users of Automatic Identification and Mobility hardware, software, and solutions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121026/LA00781) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/LA16070LOGO) AIM also recognized other winners that night, including the following professionals:
Percival Award – George Wright, Sr., president, PIPS
Dilling Award – Arvin Danielson, CTO, Intermec Technologies
Williams Award – Kevin Berisso, PhD, professor, Ohio University
Gilligan Award – Stu Crouse, retired, Tobyhana Army Depot
The journalism award was originally established in 2006 by AIM's Educational and Public Policy committee as the Excellence in Journalism Award to recognize a journalist or a media representative in the automatic identification industry whose work exemplifies the qualities of honest, educational, and unbiased reporting of the automatic identification and mobility industry. The award was renamed in 2012 to honor the late Bert Moore, AIM's director of communications and media relations, who was a past recipient of the honor. Moore most recently served as editor of RFID Connections and AIM Connections and had been named a member of the AIDC 100, which recognizes individuals who made significant contributions to the AIDC industry. He formerly was chairman of the AIM International technical committee, secretary for the ANSI MH10.8 shipping container standards group and executive director of the Federation for Automatic Coding Technologies (FACT). "I am honored to accept this award from AIM and to receive the very same recognition Bert himself received for his valuable contributions to the AIDC industry," says Allen.