The idea of an RFID-enabled “smart box” has
been tested by several vendors of corrugated
materials, including Domino Integrated Solutions Group (DISG, www.domino-isg.com)
with its award-winning HIDE-Pack™ smart box.
With more than 300 brands sold all around the world, Procter & Gamble utilizes just about every packaging material available. Tony Burns shares his views on how P&G rises to the sustainable packaging challenge.
A pervasive air of secrecy makes trends in brand protection tough to track. But the following two pharmaceutical-based authentication efforts by DPT Laboratories and Med-Health Pharma shed light on some of the solutions being explored to combat counterfeiters, diverters, and gray marketers who appear to be broadening their horizons. (Alan Green, logistics director for DPT Laboratories, will discuss how the contract developer, manufacturer, and packager is implementing brand-protection strategies at the Brand-Protection Packaging Forum May 5, 2009 in Chicago.)