AIM & Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) Announce Liaison

Pittsburgh, PA, November 07, 2019 –(– AIM, the trusted worldwide industry association for the automatic identification industry, providing unbiased information, educational resources and standards for nearly half a century, has announced a partnership with the Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to work together to advance their shared interests.

Under the agreement, AIM and the IIC will work together to align efforts to maximize interoperability, portability, security and privacy for the industrial internet. Joint activities between AIM and the IIC will include:

– Identifying and sharing best practices
– Collaboration on standards and specifications
– Positioning AIM and IIC speakers at industry events
– Collaboration on testbeds

“Automatic identification and data capture technologies are key IIoT enabling technologies for healthcare, food and beverage, automotive and other markets,” said Wael William Diab, Chair of the IIC Liaison Working Group and Secretary of the IIC Steering Committee. “By collaborating, our organizations can accelerate the digital transformation through adoption of IIoT across industries.”

Mary Lou Bosco, Chief Operating Officer of AIM, Inc., echoed Diab’s sentiment, “We are truly excited at the prospect of working with the Industrial Internet Consortium. This collaboration with IIC will support the efforts of both organizations in many vertical markets and provide value to our members and the industry, alike, on a global basis.”

For more information, contact AIM Headquarters via email ( or phone (+1.724.742.4470).