Intermec Opens New R & D Facility

intermec building

Intermec this week announced the opening of a new 81,000 square foot Research and Development facility in Cedar Rapids, replacing an existing facility, at a cost of $28 million.


The facility itself features an open floor plan, highly collaborative work areas, and more than 12,000 square feet of leading-edge electrical, mechanical, software and RF test labs.


Of the nearly 220 employees at the Cedar Rapids facility, nearly 80% focus on R&D and the design of Intermec’s innovative technologies. Intermec employs more than 2,300 people globally in more than 65 countries.


“As we mark the opening of our new Cedar Rapids Technology Center, we look forward to the continued product innovation and next-generation designs that advance Intermec as an industry leader in delivering ruggedized mobility and data collection solutions,” said Earl Thompson, Intermec Senior Vice President, Mobile Solutions Business Unit. “The new building also represents a terrific opportunity for Intermec to leverage and empower our local industry-leading R&D talent with a state-of-the-art research and test facility.”


“Intermec has a long history here and we appreciate their recommitment to the central business district, which demonstrates their belief in the future of this region,” said Dee Baird, President & CEO of the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance.

 For more information, visit To follow more from Intermec, visit


About Intermec

Intermec Inc. (NYSE:IN) is the workflow performance company. We design the leading data capture and information management solutions at the interface between mobile workers, assets, and customers.


Other articles about Intermec:

 Honeywell To Acquire Intermec

(The BarCode News)

Honeywell announced expansion plans this week with the target being Intermec.  With increasing consolidation seen in the barcode, payment processing and point of sale spaces this acquisition comes ...

Intermec Mobile Computer Solves Shipping Challenge

(Mobile Barcode News)

... a more flexible and inexpensive alternative to traditional home delivery services, as it allows customers to pick up their items at locations closer to their home or work. A long-standing Intermec customer, ...

New Desktop Barcode Printer for Healthcare Labels and Wristbands from Intermec

(The BarCode News)

PC23d wristband and label printer boosts Intermec’s healthcare offerings to help customers improve productivity and patient care EVERETT, Wash., February 22, 2012 – Intermec, Inc. (NYSE: IN) today ...

Intermec Benefits from Rising 2D Scanner Trend

(The BarCode News)

We recently caught up with Cedric Mollon, of the Intermec Data Capture division in France. Mr. Mollon spoke with us about the on-going rise in imaging scanner adoption.  Intermec, a company ...

Intermec RFID Tightens Tortilla Tracking for Mission Foods

(RFID News)

EVERETT, Wash., Apr 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Intermec Inc. (NYSE:IN) today announced that Mission Foods, one of the nation's largest tortilla manufacturers, has deployed Intermec RFID technology to ...