Industrial laundries recognized the benefits of using RFID to manage large scale laundry operations many years ago. Commercial laundries process thousands of pieces each hour for multiple customers. It is estimated that there are more than 400 million uniforms and other garments that are rented in North America and Europe. 20% of workers wear rented uniforms and this number is growing by 15% annually. All these uniforms need cleaning. All these cleaned uniforms have to be returned to the right customer. Enter RFID.