Sterling Anthony, CPP

Paper pallets

Paper pallets vie for their own niche.
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Counterfeit drug issue hits the small screen

Dan Rather and Pfizer expose a counterfeit drug dealer; IBM touts its technology in an anti-counterfeiting commercial.
Supplier News

Track and trace concepts explained

During a Smart Bar briefing on Monday, Jack Roe of LSI explained the two basic concepts behind track and trace of products.
Controls Product Brief

Balluff: I/O and RFID connectivity for CC-Link

Balluff’s IP67 CC-Link I/O modules and supporting cordsets provide a full I/O and RFID connectivity solution for CC-Link, and enable the consistent, cost-optimized implementation of requirements using decentralized installation technology. 
Feature Article

Rfid-enabled packaging is a gold mine waiting to be tapped

Conferences, tradeshows, and seminars around the world continue to make the statement that embedding RFID in product packages is a great idea.

Drug pedigree requirements for 2015: Is the pharmaceutical industry ready?

GS1 Healthcare U.S. to host workshops on 2015 readiness, and participants will experience the pharmaceutical supply chain of the future.
Feature Article

Perspectives on RFID in pharmaceuticals

RFID is a tool that can benefit pharmaceutical manufacturers from clinical trials through to the commercial supply chain.
Controls Product Brief

Balluff: RFID readers for IO-link

Balluff’s IO-link based RFID system simplifies network topology and PLC setup by using the IO-link block to treat the RFID data like standard I/O points, and reduces costs by running multiple RFID readers off 1 I/O block using standard, 3-conductor sensor cables.
Machine Product Brief

Tharo Systems, Inc: Multi-user labeling software

Tharo Systems’ EASYLABEL® 5 multi-user software for designing and printing product identification, bar code and RFID labels allows users to purchase 1 hardware key to drive multiple copies of EASYLABEL over a network.

Dole opts for all-plastic pallets with embedded RFID tags

Dole Fresh Fruit, a subsidiary of Dole Food Co., Inc., headquartered in Westlake Village, CA, now is using all-plastic pallets with embedded RFID tags to ship some of its fruit and vegetable products within North America.


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