LONG BEACH, Calif.DENSO ADC, the Americas sales arm of DENSO Wave Incorporated, inventor of the QR Code®, announced that it has launched a new Facebook page at www.facebook.com/DensoADC, where it is inviting customers to sign in and share their experiences with the QR Code, barcodes and barcode scanners, and tell how these technologies have helped them in their businesses.

“Businesses and individuals are constantly finding unique new ways to use the QR Code,” said John Doran, senior manager, Commercial and Industrial Systems, DENSO Sales California, Inc. “Our new Facebook page is a great space to share QR Code ideas, success stories and marketing strategies, and learn from others’ experiences.”

The QR Code is a two-dimensional (2-D) barcode that can hold many times more information than one-dimensional (1-D) barcodes, and in a smaller space. In addition to being used in such diverse industries as manufacturing, warehousing and logistics, retailing, healthcare, life sciences, transportation and office automation, the QR Code is increasingly appearing in mobile marketing and advertising campaigns. Examples of these marketing applications include business cards, retail product displays, billboards and clothing.

DENSO ADC is the Americas sales arm of DENSO Wave Incorporated, a pioneer of CCD technology and inventor of the QR Code. DENSO Wave is among the world’s largest manufacturers of mobile data-capture systems. DENSO ADC manages sales of its barcode-scanner products throughout North and South America. For more information, visit www.denso-adc.com.

DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electric, electronics and information and safety. Its customers include all the world’s major carmakers. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 35 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs approximately 120,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011, totaled US$37.7 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9.3 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges.

In North America, DENSO employs 13,000 people with consolidated sales totaling US$6.4 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011.

QR Code® is a registered trademark of DENSO Wave Incorporated.

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