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DPT, Med-Health Pharma shed light on authentication solution

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.)
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FDA official analyzes current and future food safety efforts

The problem with thinking about how to protect the nation’s food supply is that when you get into it a little bit, it’s pretty frightening.

For cubing, future looks DIM

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Gillette's perspective on packaging sustainability

Mike Marcinkowski, senior engineer of Gillette, a Boston-based P&G business unit, talks about the role packaging materials and machinery play in the company’s sustainability efforts.

Sterling Anthony On Pack Expo Intl. 2008

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Authentication--are brands under siege?

A pervasive air of secrecy makes trends in brand protection tough to track. But three authentication efforts shed light on some of the solutions being explored.
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Cost pressures cloud healthcare packaging's future

Mounting financial pressures top a list of issues driving the pharmaceutical, biologic, and medical device sectors. In an exclusive interview, Freedonia senior healthcare consultant Bill Martineau discusses where packaging fits into these issues.
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Kiwifruit and RFID

A combination of technologies proved fruitful for kiwifruit packer EastPack in New Zealand.
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Label-Aire: Wipe-on label applicator

Label-Aire’s 3139-15 Wipe-On Label Applicator provides advanced dual-panel/multi-panel labeling technology.


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