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Serialization and track and trace

Pharmapack workshop on serialization reinforces challenges, draws some distinctions between Europe and the U.S.
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Produce packaging gets QR and human-readable codes in single pass

Produce packaging supplier for the likes of Jolly Green Giant adds capabilities to print human-readable and QR codes in one pass, allowing consumers to learn about the origin of their products.
Printer designed for serialization
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Printer designed for serialization

Twin-print thermal-transfer printer from Fox IV is designed to help pharmaceutical companies implement track-and-trace strategies.
Once produce is packed, variable information on the lot is sent from the ERP system to the printer, where it merges with static label data and is printed for manual application.
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Produce packer easily integrates printers with ERP

Tomato and cucumber packer EuroFresh Farms uses cost-efficient, seamless software solution to link its 30 bar-code printers to a new enterprise resource planning system.
Viewed from the side, the pallet is in the central station of the three-station FireTag system; infeed is to the right and discharge to the left.
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Controls technology leads to breakthrough in PTI-compliant marking

This Florida grower and shipper looked high and low for an automated method of marking palletized cases of produce. Finally, it built its own.
Video: Latest in track and trace pressure sensitive labeling equipment
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Video: Latest in track and trace pressure sensitive labeling equipment

LSI’s Model 1220 Track and Trace Bundle Label System helps manufacturers follow products through the supply chain by carrying forward handling data at each stage of transport. The system protects consumers from contaminated or counterfeit products and lowers costs associated with lost products and product recalls. Booth # N-3921
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Supply chain track and trace—how close are we?

A lack of federal or global guidelines on track and trace and e-pedigree leaves more questions than answers.
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Bottle manufacturer gains anti-counterfeiting evidence

The use of special UV-readable ink helps ensure the authenticity and traceability of a range of bottles produced by rigid plastics packaging manufacturer RPC Containers Llantrisant.
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What do Sam’s Club, Sunkist, and Nestlé have in common?

And what do they share with topics such as track and trace, package design, clean rooms, and medical devices?
Live From Interphex: Carton printing track and trace module
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Live From Interphex: Carton printing track and trace module

The Bosch CPS800 is a carton printing system module, which consists of a print and a camera to automatically print and verify up to 400 cartons per minute. Tracking data is printed onto the product and automatically checked for accuracy by the camera with reads each printed digit. Within milliseconds it compares the human-readable text with the 2D data matrix code and verifies it for accuracy.

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