The key to anti-counterfeiting is to prevent false goods from entering the legitimate supply chain. The good news is that you can protect your brand. Starting with your raw materials suppliers, through manufacturing, packaging and onto distribution intermediaries, you can track and trace goods safely right to the customer.What’s the key to fortifying the legitimate supply chain to protect it from unauthorized goods entering your normal channels of trade? I believe it's a combination of these three strategies.
A new partnership has formed between S-One Labels & Packaging and VerifyMe Inc., a technology solutions company that markets a broad patent portfolio and proprietary products that provide identifiers and serialization for authenticating, tracking and tracing functions for labels, packaging, and products.
The Product Inspection Group of Mettler Toledo, manufacturer of product inspection systems for the food and pharmaceutical industries, has moved into a new facility in Pasco County, Fla. The Group will house four business units in the 270,000 square feet space.
When the pace of sales overwhelms the pace of production, the immediate response is often to increase packaging line speed, usually by buying the latest machinery. But before investing in high-speed tablet counters, desiccant inserters, cappers and neck banders, consider how a faster machine may affect the other steps in the packaging line. Here are some tips before deciding to invest in the latest automated machinery.
The Open Serialization Communication Standard (OPEN-SCS) Group, a collection of healthcare sector companies dedicated to standardizing packaging line serialization and aggregation data exchanges, presented its latest findings at the Food & Drug Administration’s December Public Meeting on enhanced drug distribution security, per the DSCSA.
Beginning this holiday season, consumers can now get to know the exact family farmer who raised their Honeysuckle White brand holiday turkey, through a first-to-market blockchain solution. Consumers in select markets can simply text or enter an on-package code at HoneysuckleWhite.com to access the farm's location by state and county, view the family farm story, see photos from the farm and read a message from the farmer.
Antares Vision, a provider of serialization-based track and trace solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, held an open house celebrating the 10th anniversary of its North American operation to an audience of more than 100 guests representing pharma companies of all sizes.
Supply Chain Wizard, a leading full-service global consulting firm specializing in serialization and traceability, along with supply chain strategy and operational transformation programs, will host a three-day Serialization Training & Certification Program December 6-8 at the Mövenpick Hotel City Centre in Amsterdam.
Antares Vision celebrates its 10-year anniversary October 18 with a series of presentations, live equipment demonstrations and networking opportunities. The day-long event took place at Antares Vision’s Moorestown, NJ U.S. headquarters, which features a dedicated showroom and demonstration space.
The September issue of Packaging Strategies is the PACK EXPO Show issue, and offers articles on IIoT, pneumatic systems on a stretch wrapper, sanitary machine design, gender neutral branding, dairy food trends and more!