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AIDC 100 Archives – Bill Hakanson Collection

Type of Material: Documents and photographs.
Personal Name: Bill Hakanson
Collection ID: Collection 395
Creator: Bill Hakanson
Extent: 1 cubic ft.
Span Dates: 1987-1990


AIDC 100 Archives – Bill Hakanson Collection
Collection 395

1 cubic ft.
Organization: item level arrangement.
Documents and artifacts.
Processed by F. Jason Torre, January 2006. Updated and revised by Kristen J. Nyitray, March 2014.

Biographical Note
Scope and Content
Series Description
AIDC 100 Archives Resource Center


The AIDC 100 Archives at Stony Brook University identifies, acquires, preserves and makes available to the public, industry members, educators, and students a comprehensive and diverse library of materials that documents the AIDC (automatic identification and data capture) industry.


The Bill Hakanson Collection was donated to the AIDC 100 Archives and Library in the spring of 2005. The collection is open to research without restrictions.

In citing the collection, please credit it as follows: Bill Hakanson Collection, Special Collections, Stony Brook University Libraries.

Biographical Note

Mr. Hakanson, CAE, Executive Director, Supply-Chain Council, has served as executive director of trade associations in the manufacturing, material handling and automatic data collection industries. In 1997, he facilitated the formalization of the Supply-Chain Council from an informal interest group to a not-for-profit trade association. Concurrent with serving as executive director of the Supply-Chain Council, he is CEO of his own association management firm: Hakanson & Company, Inc.

Based in Pittsburgh, PA, the Supply-Chain Council is a not-for-profit trade association with membership open to all companies interested in improving supply-chain efficiencies through the use of the SCOR.

(Excerpted from Logistics Quarterly, SCOR Can Help Analyze Your Supply-Chain Operation, V. 5, I. 1 April 1999. Accessed: February 2, 2006.)

Scope and Content

The Bill Hakanson Collection consists of two series: artifacts and papers.  

Items housed in acidic or metal housings have been removed from these housings for preservation reasons and have been placed in acid free folders and containers. Photographs have been placed in acid free folders and envelopes, and were left within original series. All metal fasteners have been removed and replaced in accordance with accepted archival standards of preservation.

Series Description

Series 1: Artifacts, 1984-1991, 14 items (1 cu. ft.). 14 items used as giveaways and gifts at Scan-Tech meetings.

Series 2: Papers, 1985-1993, 1 linear inch. Writings of Mr. Hakanson and photographs.

Rights and Permissions

Stony Brook University Libraries' consent as the physical owner of the collection does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication.


Series 1: Artifacts

Box 1

SCAN-TECH EUROPE LASER POINTER. Pen shaped laser pointer, undated.
AIM USA CROSS CHROME PLATED PEN. Ball point pen in chrome, undated.
AIM USA PEN. Ball point pen in black plastic, undated.
HARTMANN LEATHER WALLET KEYCHAIN. Speaker’s gift, Scan-tech conference, undated.
AIM USA COACH LEATHER BUSINESS CARD HOLDER. Speaker’s gift, AIM conference, undated.
SHARP EL-470 TRAVEL CLOCK CALCULATOR. Clock and calculator travel set, undated.
SCAN-TECH 1984 FOLIO, READING, “The total automatic ID systems show and systems, December 4-6, Cincinnati.
SCAN-TECH 1984 GLASS EGG PAPERWEIGHT, READING, “The total automatic ID systems show and systems, December 4-6, Cincinnati.
SCAN-TECH 1985 GOLD PLATED STAPLER boxed in black cardboard case. Case reads, “El Casco – Model M -5B,” 1985.
SCAN-TECH EUROPE 1985 NOTEPAD (WITH SILVER PEN). Brown leather notepad with accompanying pen and Velcro space for calculator, etc. Dated: 1985
SCAN-TECH 1988 DUAL PEN SET. Dual, grey coated pens from the Quill Corporation, 1988.
QUICK RESPONSE 1989 NOTEPAD. Brown leather notepad. Pad reads, “Quick Response 1989, March 21-22, 1989, Hyatt Regency Hotel, DFW Airport, Dallas,” 1989.
QUICK RESPONSE 1990 LUGGAGE TAG. Brown leather luggage tag. Tag reads, “Quick Response 1990, March 20-21, 1990, Hyatt Regency Hotel, DFW Airport, Dallas,” 1990.
SCAN-TECH EUROPE 1991 CORK-SCREW, boxed in clear plastic faced, green velvet lined case. Case reads, “Der Schlussel zum guten Tropfen,” 1991

Series 2: Papers

Box 2

Shining Examples of Productivity Gain, March 1987, P & IM Review
Closed vs. Open Systems, April 1987, P & IM Review
Strong Automatic identification Initiative in non-food retailing, August 1987, P & IM Review
Quick Response Programs Impacting Warehousing and Inventory Control, August 1988, P & IM Review
AIM NEWS 1985-1993 (not inclusive)
Scan-tech 1987 (photograph) AIM International Attendees, 1987
Scan-tech 1988 (photograph) AIM International Attendees, 1988
Scan-tech 1989 (photograph) AIM International Attendees, 1989
Scan-tech 1990 (photograph) AIM International Attendees, 1990

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