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Wasp Barcode Technologies Named 2011 Communitas Award Recipient

(PLANO, TEXAS - March 14, 2011) – Wasp Barcode Technologies, a leading provider of small business productivity solutions, today announced the company has been awarded a Communitas Award for active company sponsorship and participation with Guide Dogs for the Blind. The Communitas Awards recognizes exceptional businesses, organizations and individuals for excellence in community service and corporate social responsibility. 

Wasp Barcode Technologies was honored for the company’s community partnership with Guide Dogs for the Blind, an international non-profit organization that breeds, raises, and trains guide dogs for the visually impaired free of charge. Wasp Barcode Technologies supports Guide Dogs for the Blind by welcoming employee volunteers to bring the guide dogs-in-training into the office every day as well as donating funds to the organization.

“As a company, Wasp believes it is our duty to support and maintain company involvement with remarkable organizations like Guide Dogs for the Blind,” said Brian Sutter, director of marketing, Wasp Barcode Technologies. “This is an incredible honor for our company and employees and highlights the importance of corporate responsibility.”

Morgan Watkins, CEO of Guide Dogs for the Blind, commented, “This is a perfect example of the kind of partnerships that benefit everyone. This award of recognition is right on target.”

The Communitas Awards are an international effort to recognize exceptional businesses, organizations and individuals that are unselfishly giving of themselves and their resources, and those that are changing how they do business to benefit their communities. Nominees are evaluated on the extent and effectiveness of their efforts.

The Communitas Awards is an outgrowth of the pro bono recognition program of the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). Founded in 1995, AMCP fosters and supports the efforts of its members who contribute their unique marketing and communication talents to public service and charitable organizations.

"By recognizing individuals, organizations and companies like Wasp Barcode Technologies for their volunteerism and socially responsible business practices, we are hoping to not only bring attention to great programs, but are working with community-minded leaders to make the spirit of communitas an essential element of every business," said Ed Dalheim, executive director of AMCP.

For a full list of all Communitas winners, please visit www.communitasawards.com.

About Wasp Barcode Technologies
Wasp Barcode Technologies provides data capture and tracking solutions designed specifically for small businesses. Solutions include: inventory control, asset tracking, time & attendance, and point of sale (POS); as well as the supporting mobile computers, barcode scanners, and barcode printers utilized to automate operations. Wasp products help small businesses achieve efficiency through cost-effective solutions designed to increase productivity. Learn more at www.waspbarcode.com or call 866-547-WASP.