Zebra Technologies Supports STEM Education Through FIRST® Sponsorship

Zebra named Presenting Co-Sponsor of SBPLI Long Island Regionals 

HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, is paving the way for future science and technology leaders and innovators by supporting FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). As part of Zebra’s commitment to helping organizations “capture their edge,” the company is also focused on giving back to the local communities in which it operates. 

Founded in 1989, FIRST is a leading science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) organization that provides accessible, innovative programs to young people globally to build education and entrepreneurial skills. Zebra’s Holtsville N.Y. location has sponsored many of FIRST’s robot-building teams and has employees who have mentored FIRST participants for more than 20 years. Some of Zebra’s employees are also FIRST alumni.

Zebra will amplify its support this year as the presenting co-sponsor of the SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competitions. School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) is an organization founded in 1984 to foster relationships between businesses and the community organizations on Long Island. Zebra will also supply Dart™, one of its location solutions being used today by enterprise customers to track people, assets and data. The Dart solution supplied by Zebra will provide actionable, real-time data on robot movements to optimize competition gameplay and enhance the spectator experience by providing access to data from each team’s robots following each match. 


March 26-27 & 29-30, 2019


SBPLI Long Island Regionals, presented by FIRST Long Island and Zebra Technologies
David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University
245 Hofstra Northern Blvd, Hempstead, NY 11549


Melissa Wagner, Zebra Technologies


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