Press Releases

  • PDC to Sponsor 13th Annual Victory for Victims CATS 5K-10K Walk/Run

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    PDC is proud to announce it will sponsor the 13th Annual Victory for Victims CATS 5K-10K Walk/Run on Sunday April 19, 2015 at Lake Balboa Park in Encino, CA. The event is an annual fundraiser for Northridge Hospital’s Center for Assault Treatment Services (CATS) immediate response program, serving victims of sexual abuse and assault.

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  • PDC to Launch Several New Wristband Styles at 2015 Nightclub & Bar Trade Show

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    PDC, (Booth #660) the global leader of innovative identification solutions, announced today it will unveil its expanded product line of pre-designed wristbands and its new, rewearable style wristband, at the 2015 Nightclub & Bar show, from March 30 to April 1, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Nightclub & Bar is the most comprehensive annual event to showcase new nightlife product innovations.

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  • Specially Designed Wristbands Control Access, Combat Counterfeiting and Heighten Security

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    PDC, the global leader of innovative identification solutions, announced today it will unveil this season’s new patron ID product lines including an expanded selection of its Expressions wristbands, rewearable stretch and woven wristbands, and thermal wristbands.

    More than 30 new styles & color options have been added to PDC’s pre-designed Expressions wristband line, which provide a custom look to enhance security, without paying a custom price. Expressions wristbands are available in lightweight & economical Tyvek®, featuring adhesive closures and tamper cuts that shred when pulled apart, and extra durable stretch-resistant plastic with single-use locking snaps to prevent transfer once applied.

    PDC’s new, rewearable stretch wristband line provides maximum branding capabilities with custom full-color printing on both sides of the band. Stretch wristbands are constructed from soft, polyester and nylon materials to comfortably adjust to any wrist size, and can be customized with QR codes to integrate with popular social media networks. These ultra-soft, rewearable wristbands are ideal for season pass programs, fundraising campaigns, or for giveaway as promotional/branding items.

    “Stretch wristbands are the hottest trend in promotional wristbands. Edge-to-edge full-color printing and the ability to print a QR code on the wristband surface gives venues & brands complete creative control,” said Edwin Baljeu, sales & marketing manager for PDC. “When a patron scans a QR code with their smartphone to share their experience on Facebook or Twitter, that information is directly shared with their entire list of social circles, greatly expanding a brand’s reach and potential prospect pool.”

    Additional product PDC line extensions include several new styles and colors of thermal & Tyvek® wristbands for crowd control applications including the new ScanBand® Tabless® thermal wristband to promote litter-free environments. The ID company’s popular woven wristband line is now available with reusable spring closures and extra durable metal closures for multi-day music festivals and events.

    About PDC

    With more than 55 years of experience, PDC connects people, products, and technology through innovative ID systems that deliver superior customer experiences worldwide. PDC is the global leader and pacesetter in the development of wristbands, lanyards and RFID solutions. The company serves the leisure & entertainment, law enforcement, and animal identification industries. A pioneer of innovative technologies, PDC introduced the first bar code wristband system, first thermal printer wristband, first Smart Band® RFID wristband system, and the award-winning PDC Smart® Kiosk, among many other innovations.

    Since its launch in 2000, PDC’s Smart Band® RFID wristband system has been used by leading amusement parks, water parks, resorts, and music festivals to deliver unique and convenient applications that help redefine the guest experience, while reaping bottom line benefits to the companies who use them. Applications include: cashless point-of-sale; cashless arcade and vending; social media integration; keyless hotel and locker access; electronic access control; photo management systems; and customer loyalty programs. Additional PDC RFID Solutions include PDC Smart® Cards, Key Fobs, Lanyards, Labels, and Parking Passes.

    On Dec. 28, 2012, PDC was acquired by Brady Corporation, (NYSE:BRC) a world leader in identification solutions for people, products and places.

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  • Squamish Valley Music Festival Goes Cashless with PDC RFID Technology

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    Attendees at this year’s Squamish Valley Music Festival, in BC Canada, were equipped with tech-savvy PDC Smart Band® RFID wristbands instead of paper tickets.

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  • PDC to Unveil Two New RFID Wristband Styles at the 2014 World Waterpark Association Symposium and Trade Show

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    Valencia, CA (Oct. 15, 2014) PDC, the global leader of innovative identification solutions, will demonstrate its RFID solutions, including two new product lines, at the 2014 World Waterpark Association Symposium and Trade Show in booth #500, from October 28 to 29, at the Paris Hotel Convention Center, in Las Vegas. PDC’s RFID solutions help waterpark operators boost revenue and improve the guest experience through cashless purchasing, electronic access control, keyless locker entry, and social media integration.

    PDC will showcase two new lines of RFID wristbands including rewearable, PDC Smart® Stretch wristbands, which are made of ultra-comfortable polyester material that stretches to comfortable fit varying wrist sizes.  PDC Smart® Stretch Wristbands are waterproof, removable, and reusable, making it ideal for multi-day use or season pass credentials.  The band can be customized with full-color, dye-sublimation printing inside and outside the band, transforming every guest’s wrist into a mini billboard of free advertising.    

    Also debuting at WWA is the PDC Smart® SureImage® Wristband.  Each wristband contains an RFID tag laminated between tear-resistant polypropylene material with a tamper-evident adhesive closure, making them ideal for single-use applications.  Custom full-color printing and variable data printing capabilities provide an extra layer of security, ensuring these wristbands are counterfeit-proof. 

    “When guests wear RFID wristbands instead of hassling with a wallet, they are able to make instant purchases with just a quick flick of the wrist, greatly boosting impulse spending,” said Robin Barber, Vice President of Leisure & Entertainment for PDC. “The nation’s leading waterparks have chosen and continue to benefit from PDC as their RFID wristband supplier including Great Wolf Resorts, Water World, Schlitterbahn, and Cedar Fair’s Wild Water Kingdom.”

    PDC will also demonstrate its self-service, PDC Smart® Wristband Kiosk that prints and dispenses RFID wristbands. The PDC Smart® Wristband Kiosk enables patrons to purchase admissions, load funds onto their RFID wristbands, rent lockers or tubes, and more. The kiosk helps reduce labor costs by eliminating the need for additional staff, and speeds up transactions to reduce lines and wait times.

    In support of the waterpark industry, PDC is a gold sponsor of the WWA Symposium and Trade Show, and is the official wristband sponsor for the WWA Annual Reunion Part at the Paris Hotel.

    About PDC

    With more than 55 years of experience, PDC connects people, products, and technology through innovative ID systems that deliver superior customer experiences worldwide. PDC is the global leader and pacesetter in the development of wristbands, lanyards and RFID solutions. The company serves the leisure & entertainment, law enforcement, and animal identification industries. A pioneer of innovative technologies, PDC introduced the first bar code wristband system, first thermal printer wristband, first Smart Band® RFID wristband system, and the award-winning PDC Smart® Kiosk, among many other innovations.

    Since its launch in 2000, PDC’s Smart Band® RFID wristband system has been used by leading amusement parks, water parks, resorts, and music festivals to deliver unique and convenient applications that help redefine the guest experience, while reaping bottom line benefits to the companies who use them. Applications include: cashless point-of-sale; cashless arcade and vending; social media integration; keyless hotel and locker access; electronic access control; photo management systems; and customer loyalty programs.

    On Dec. 28, 2012, PDC was acquired by Brady Corporation, (NYSE:BRC) a world leader in identification solutions for people, products and places.

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