Huntsville, Ala. – August 2, 2008 --- Bibliotheca, a leading provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology for the library community, continues its growth in the United States by expanding its operations at a new facility in Huntsville, Ala., and by adding new staff members who bring decades of experience with technology solutions for libraries.
"We are excited to be growing in every direction," said Lamar Jackson, CEO of Bibliotheca USA. "We will experience a year of significant growth in 2008 and 2009 by focusing on customer solutions and innovative services. And our new facilities and new team members will play important roles in this growth."
Bibliotheca’s new U.S. headquarters facility in Huntsville will provide significant opportunities for continued expansion of the company’s operations in all areas. The Huntsville base also offers the company an outstanding employee base, as well as ready access to transportation and shipping facilities, thanks to the city’s standing as a leader in high technology and trade.
Charlie Carroll, a 30+-year veteran of the library technology industry, joins Bibliotheca as a regional account manager. Carroll will serve the northeastern U.S. and help provide powerful RFID solutions to local libraries in the region. A former employee of SirsiDynix and Innovative Interfaces, Carroll holds a master’s degree in library science.
Alan Johnson also joins the team as a regional account manager and will serve the southeastern U.S. With 28 years in the technology field, Johnson has devoted 15 of those years to the specific needs of librarians. He has he worked in the U.S. and around the world, including with customers in the Middle East, Malaysia, Canada and Latin America.
Also joining the company as a new regional account manager is John Nagy, who gained significant RFID experience with public and academic libraries while employed with Checkpoint Systems. Nagy will serve the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S.
Steve Mackey, Bibliotheca’s new Western Regional Account Manager, has had diverse positions in the library branch during the last 15 years. Formerly, he worked as a Senior Sales Consultant for SirsiDynix.
"To be part of Bibliotheca’s team means to work for a technology leader in the global library community."
As a member of the Bibliotheca team since 2002, Rod Whitlow joins the U.S. headquarters as the Midwest Regional Account Manager. Prior to working for Bibliotheca, he had been selling electronic article surveillance (RF/EAS) systems as a Major Account Manager for 15 years.
"As librarians’ interest in RFID continues to grow, so must Bibliotheca," said Jackson. "I have made it my mission to bring onboard industry professionals who respond swiftly and will provide customers with exceptional service and support."
Bibliotheca RFID Library Systems is a total solution provider that offers an integrated RFID system with the capacity to support all library processes. Bibliotheca specializes in developing, producing and marketing software and hardware for automation, inventory taking and control and media security in libraries. More information about Bibliotheca can be found on the internet at www.bibliotheca-rfid.com.