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Labeler with track-and-trace ability

Weber’s Packaging Execution System (PES) allows users to record and manage internal track-and-trace data in conjunction with the operation of the Model 5300 Series’ label printer-applicators.
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Rutgers 'enrolls' in RFID


Ringnes taps RFID

Norway’s largest brewery uses RFID to reduce bottlenecks for tracking large shipping containers and finds several unexpected benefits.
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Conair: DIY RFID

It’s challenging enough for a consumer packaged goods company to commit to RFID at the bare-bones tag-and-ship level.

Happy Birthday, UPC bar code

GS1 celebrates the 35th anniversary of the Universal Product Code bar code on June 3.
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RFID Technology Simplifies Asset Management

Faced with intense emphasis on profitability, companies are recognizing the critical need for real-time, effective asset management solutions to help them run leaner and smarter.
At the Packaging Automation Forum, Edson's Rob Hattin describes the global network that automation supplier Schneider Electric g

Forum identifies packagers' automation challenges -- and new solutions

Kraft, Lance, Nestle, Pfizer, robot packaging OEM Edson, and others shared practical tips for making packaging operations more efficient at this year’s Packaging Automation Forum
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Liquids, metals, and RFID

It’s been long known due to the physics involved that the use of RFID around liquids or metal products or packages results in poor read performance.

Smart Box is smart packaging idea. . .

The HIDE-Pack Smart Box embeds an RFID within the box structure, providing companies with increased efficiency in the supply chain, reduced inventory costs, increased order accuracy, reduced loss due to theft and piracy, and simplified product recall, according to its maker, Krupack Packaging.

JAGs, STAR, and Walmart

More bits from EPC Connection, including a CPG panel discussion.


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