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Rx distributor turns to internal RFID (sidebar)

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Materials Product Brief

Ampacet Corporation : Molecular tracers for packaging

Ampacet offers its AmpaTrace™ molecular tracers that add distinct signatures to the company’s masterbatches. Tracers allow flexible and rigid plastic packaging to be evaluated at any point in the supply chain to help resolve security, counterfeiting, quality, liability, and other issues.
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Creo Security, Authentication and ID Sys: Creo Security, Authentication and ID Sys: Security label stocks

Creo and Acucote have announced an agreement to produce security label printing stocks. The self-adhesive label stocks will combine Creo Traceless™ taggants into Acucote label materials, which will be sold to label converters for the manufacture of product labels for the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, apparel, food and beverage, and other industries.
Materials Product Brief

Biological inks prevent counterfeit

Applied DNA Sciences uses plant or botanical DNA technology and embeds it into inks, threads, labels, papers, textiles, liquids, microchips, even holograms, to guard against counterfeiting and fraud.
Ralf Saykiewicz, vice president/solution architect, Technology Solutions Co.

Adding value to both RFID and packaging

Why not concentrate on more sophisticated and advanced applications of RFID that bring added value?
Materials Product Brief

New Jersey Packaging: Labels with RFID tags

New Jersey Packaging now offers a full range of preprinted and die-cut p-s cGMP-compliant labels incorporating RFID tags.
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Excitement builds for Pack Expo Las Vegas 2005

New pavilions have been added, and exhibition space is up 9%. Plus, making its debut is a brand new web-enabled service to enhance the attendee experience.
IFCO's new returnable plastic containers receive 'color wheel' and bar code labels for asset tracking, though the color wheels c
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IFCO's asset tracking produces results

A digital-based color wheel track-and-trace technology for IFCO’s RPCs brings ‘tremendous’ benefits.

New RFID consortium misses the mark

The recent announcement of the formation of a new intellectual property (IP) licensing consortium sounds like the same group that lost out in seeking free/open intellectual property is trying another approach.

Research and Markets...

...Through their Web site, offers “Smart Tagging and Smart Packaging in Healthcare.” The paid study covers RFID and Smart Packaging used to reveal overheating or the presence of specific bacteria and viruses, single use assurance, anti-counterfeiting, electronic drug delivery…


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