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Traceability, authentication, serialization

BOTTLE TRACKER. As bottles travel up to the BottleTracker by conveyor, an outsert machine applies a topsert on top of the bottles. This is a folded leaflet applied to the top of each bottle that contains information related to the product.
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Apace sets the pace in pharmaceutical serialization implementation

Contract packager sees investment in serialization on its bottling and blister thermoform/fill/seal lines as an opportunity to gain business and a competitive edge.
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Counterfeit Report says Alibaba U.S. IPO ‘has some shady baggage’
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Counterfeit Report says Alibaba U.S. IPO ‘has some shady baggage’

Report asks if U.S. investors will fund the global proliferation of counterfeit goods?
Dirk Rodgers, who contributed to Healthcare Packaging’s Pharmaceutical Serialization Playbook, is an independent consultant and founder of RxTrace.
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Congress should have mandated randomization

Congress should have mandated randomization of drug serial numbers, but they did not, so it is up to each manufacturer to recognize the importance it would bring to the protection of their brands and of the supply chain.
Frankfurt to host global roundtable on open architecture for track and trace: Defining global track-and-trace standards for the pharmaceutical industry is a key goal of the Sept. 24, 2014 event in Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt to host global roundtable on open architecture for track and trace

Defining global track-and-trace standards for the pharmaceutical industry is a key goal of the Sept. 24, 2014 event in Frankfurt.
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Clinical trial logistics spend to rise

Independent market research study shows that the complexity of new drugs entering clinical development will increase their use of dedicated supply chain providers with temperature control capabilities, on-time delivery, and real-time shipment traceability.
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MG America: Integrated coding & verification unit for bottle serialization

MG America’s compact ACE-BT300 Coding & Verification Unit for bottle serialization provides track & trace capabilities at unit-level, can handle round, square, and rectangular bottles from 22-120mm in diameter at a rate of 300/min., and can be smoothly incorporated into existing bottling lines.
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When it comes to serialization, start now

A seminar held during interpack by Optel and Domino emphasizes the urgency of developing a serialization strategy now, and addresses the challenges of implementation.
Serialization solution
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Serialization solution

Developed by OCS, the most compact aggregation and serialization solution in the world measures just 1.8 m in length. TE label application is part of the package.
Serialization system
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Serialization system

Just 1.95 m in length, this Mettler Toledo serialization system for the pharmaceutical industry prints unique carton codes, verifies codes, does TE labeling, and checkweighs at up to 400 pieces/min.
Parenteral Drug Assn. President Richard Johnson
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Healthcare Packaging goes to Washington: Part I of a four-part series

An update on the Parenteral Drug Assn. from President Richard M. Johnson in Bethesda, MD.

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