Company overview

RAF Technology provides the most advanced optical character recognition products for extracting data from different fonts & print styles as well as intelligent character recognition for handwriting. Our software supports a wide variety of vision applications and is primarily deployed in fulfillment, transportation and distribution.

Founded in 1989, acquired in 2023, RAF Technology was acquired by

Volaris Group

. We are the global leader in pattern recognition offering data capture and verification software products that enable postal, courier, and transportation companies to read, identify and track items without a barcode or RFID. Our software is used for the sortation and delivery of letters and parcels by national posts and parcel delivery companies in over 30 countries.

We are headquartered in Redmond, Washington and service numerous enterprises and businesses throughout the world including The United States Postal Service, UPS, FedEx, DHL, Australia Post, Croatia Post, Brazil Post, EasyPost Belgium, Oman Post, BlueCrest, NPI, EII, among many others.

Mail pieces processed per hour
44 million
Using our solutions internationally
30 countries
Letters, flats, and parcels categorized
1.98 trillion

Founded company

With unmatched expertise from NASA JPL and a relentless drive for excellence, Dave Ross and Jim Fruchterman seek to create cutting-edge solutions in the ever-evolving world of computer vision.

Argosy Post 1.0

Our flagship software is a game-changer in the world of postal management. Over 20 years later it continues to streamline operations and transform the way businesses handle their mailing processes.

Acquired by Volaris Group

RAF Technology was acquired by Volaris Group which would support us with additional resources and global reach.

Argosy Mobile

Set to revolutionize the mobile world as we expand Argosy's capabilities to a new platform. Argosy Mobile opens up boundless possibilities for users to seamlessly access and utilize our innovative solution wherever and whenever they need it.

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About the team

We’re a dynamic group of individuals who are passionate about what we do and dedicated to delivering the best results for our clients.

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Dave Reeves

General Manager

Dave is a proven corporate executive with over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He has a remarkable track record, having served as an executive or advisor in transactions totaling over $500 million, showcasing his exceptional leadership skills in successfully growing and leading technology businesses.

Prior to being appointed CEO, Dave joined RAF as the Chief Financial Officer in November 2004. He previously served as the CFO of Mindplay LLC (acquired by Bally Gaming) and as CFO for Wavtrace where he successfully negotiated a strategic partnering transaction between Wavtrace and Harris Corporation.

Dave possesses a diverse skill set encompassing leadership, financial management, accounting, and administration. His expertise includes capital raising, system implementation, and financial reporting, showcasing a well-rounded background that contributes to his ability to excel in various areas of business management.

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William Brandt

Vice President of Business Development

Accountable for cultivating key business relationships and maintaining strategic alliances with RAF's partners in both the commercial and government sectors, Bill ensures the success and growth of the organization.

He empowers partners with technology solutions that distinguish their products and services from the competition, driving innovation and excellence in their offerings.

Bill was previously a 10-year veteran at the United States Postal Service - initially recruited to a two-year multi-functional engineering and management development program, he held numerous positions in the field and at headquarters in operations, finance and marketing.

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Emily Gibson

Director of Marketing

For more than 25 years, Emily has been leading marketing services for companies in the technology industry. She manages end-to-end marketing for RAF Technology as an organization and clear communications with partners and customers. Her work helps RAF Technology build caring relationships, ensure that RAF’s innovative solutions meet customer needs, and keep RAF’s recognition solutions at the forefront of the parcel automation and materials handling.

Prior to RAF Technology, Emily worked at Microsoft and as a marketing director for several technology organizations.

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Christopher Traina

Director of Engineering

With a rich history spanning two decades, Chris has honed expertise in designing and implementing pattern recognition systems. He previously managed the Technical Services department and was responsible for overseeing RAF’s technical support, professional services, and training activities.

Chris also directed RAF’s Project Management team, including implementing and improving software development and release processes.

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18211 NE 68th Street
Suite E120
Redmond, WA 98052

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