Datalogic is a world-class producer of bar code readers, data collection mobile computers, RFID systems and photoelectric sensors for the industrial automation sector.

Datalogic is an industrial Group structured into three autonomous companies, aligned by specific products and markets: Datalogic Scanning, Datalogic Mobile and Datalogic Automation.

The Business Development Unit (which includes the company Informatics, USA) works together with the other three companies. It deals with the development of new business platforms within the Group and the evaluation of new merger and acquisition opportunities.
Datalogic is a world-class producer of bar code readers, data collection mobile computers, RFID systems and photoelectric sensors for the industrial automation sector. We offer innovative solutions for many industrial applications, from manufacturing to transportation & logistics and retail.

Datalogic was founded in 1972 by Romano Volta. It had its origin in the optical sensor business, serving the Automation Industry, but towards the end of the 70’s it moved into the field of bar code technology and very soon became the European leader in industrial applications.
- Corporate Headquarters in Bologna, Italy
- Listed on the Star segment (Star: DAL.MI) of the Italian Stock Exchange since 2001
- About 2,000 staff members across Europe, the United States, Asia and Oceania
- Research and Development investments for over 25 million Euro in 2009
- 8 Research and Development centers
- A large portfolio of 885 patents
- Direct presence in 30 countries around the world that sell to over 100 countries
- Over 1,000 partners worldwide


1st RFID post office application in the world


1st industrial high speed bar code reader designed for sorting applications in the Material Handling sector with electronic auto-focus and no moving parts (DS8100)


1st 360° scanner/scale (Magellan®)


1st airport application in Europe (Milano-Linate Airport, LS4100)


1st industrial bar code reader in Europe (M10)


1st grocery store scanner in the world