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Fighting counterfeit pharmaceuticals: A primer

Packaging technology, regulation, guidelines and industry combining to address global counterfeiting of pharmaceuticals.
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An authentic blister pack is shown at left, a counterfeit version at right.
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Fighting fakes: a never-ending battle

Internet purchasing and global sourcing add complexity to anti-counterfeiting efforts throughout the supply chain.
JDSU authentication label
Feature Article

A multilayer approach to brand protection

Using combinations of consumer and channel-targeted tools, including packaging, help reduce counterfeiting--and build customer relationships.
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USP guidelines aim to combat counterfeit meds and medical devices

USP to seek public feedback, and input at May 2012 workshop regarding its new guidelines for supply chain integrity and the role of packaging technologies.
Wes Shepherd
Feature Article

Online monitoring assists in identifying counterfeiters

Wes Shepherd, CEO of Channel IQ, discusses monitoring Internet distribution so manufactures, distributors, and retailers can better understand their markets, and track gray market sales and potential counterfeiting.

Counterfeit pharmaceuticals and food threaten innovation

Report forecasts $74.2 billion in global anti-counterfeiting packaging by 2015, focusing on track-and-trace and brand authentication segments in pharmaceutical and food industries.
Holographic foil helps Colgate Palmolive create shelf impact and recognition
Feature Article

Holograms employed in the anti-counterfeiting battle

Ian Lancaster of the International Hologram Manufacturers’ Assn. describes how holograms overcome pharmaceutical counterfeiting problems.
Feature Article

New-generation packaging addresses growing counterfeiting in Germany

With interpack 2011 coming to Düsseldorf in May, Germany looks to packaging technology to thwart counterfeit medications.
Track and trace fights counterfeiting
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Track and trace fights counterfeiting

Pester Automation teamed up with Systech to produce an integrated top load case packer and dual-place palletizer that establishes a secure child/parent relationship.
Feature Article

ARC forecasts anti-counterfeiting/brand protection market to grow 15% annually

Internet fuels growth in counterfeits globally, stimulating demand for anti-counterfeiting and brand protection software and services.


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