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Tips from the Packaging Summit

Advice heard during the mid-May event included from Johnson & Johnson's manager of packaging technologies.
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A colorful brand security trick

Gary Lerner of the Red Oak Group shares a simple idea for brand protection that is as overt and seamless as you could imagine, a trick that helped one client dramatically reduce product diversion.

HF vs. UHF RFID study

Scientific methodology is applied to an item-level RFID 'battle of the frequencies' analysis in the pharmaceutical supply chain.
Supplier News

Using packaging to build consumer trust for Internet drug purchases

A package designer addresses how healthcare companies need to secure their packaging against the growing problem of counterfeit drugs sold over the Internet.
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FDA sends message of unhappiness on RFID

The agency is wondering what to do about slower-than-expected pharmaceutical implementation.
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Survey says validation tops packaging issues

Validation issues, FDA regulations, and personnel skills are key concerns for healthcare professionals responding to an exclusive survey.

Highlights from RFID Smart Labels USA 2006

Event organizer IDTechEx filed this report April 10 on the event, which had reports from Tyson Foods and P&G/Gillette and drew more than 500 attendees.
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Machine builders and buyers talk turkey at Ipack-Ima

A first-of-its-kind forum, held in conjunction with Italy’s packaging show, was aimed at improving relationships between builders and buyers of packaging machinery.

RFID and pharma Q&A

Frost & Sullivan's expert answers questions about RFID for the pharma and healthcare packaging markets.

A first read on RFID World 2006

RFID World 2006 speakers including from Purdue Pharma, Wal-Mart, and the FDA provided advice, details on implementations, and previews of things to come.


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