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Machine Product Brief

Product tracking

Authentix™ offers Track & Trace, a method of product tracking to be used alone or with RFID tags. The system gives each product unit a unique “license plate” for identification and verification.
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IBM's RFID man in Europe

Thierry Mottaz, IBM’s Integrated Supply Chain quality and customer support manager, server engineering, is leading a team developing an in-house RFID track-and-trace solution in Europe.
Materials Product Brief

Techmark, Inc: Techmark, Inc: Security board

Rock-Tenn has launched its White Label Security Board Series 3000, featuring Appleton TechMark® readable threads that do not interfere with printing or require modification during set-ups.
On-shelf storage of bins at CCI: Item-level RFID from bin contents will be associated with bar code identification of storage lo

Rx distributor turns to internal RFID

In-house UHF RFID at Cesar Castillo marries item identification with storage location to address inventory errors and inefficiencies.

What skills are needed for healthcare packaging success?

Survey respondents identify knowledge of validation and regulatory issues, as well as materials expertise as critical.
ColorCode color wheel (left) and standard GRAI bar codes are included on IFCO's new returnable plastic containers for asset trac

IFCO's asset tracking produces results

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

NJM Packaging : RFID integrated tagger

NJM/CLI offers its RFID Integrated Auto-Colt III system, which applies and verifies RFID tags on bottles and other item level containers using a primary labeler.
Feature Article

Package security--action replaces talk

Drug firms start RFID tagging, and anti-counterfeiting tactics expand as packagers get more aggressive to protect brands.


RFID-enabled reusable plastic containers (RPCs) will be used to shore up the 1귔-mile supply chain between IBM’s Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) operations in Montpellier, France, and Dublin, Ireland.
Schematic shows vial seal components; RFID tag is injection molded to the bottom side of the plastic seal (blue disc-like portio

RFID-enabled vial seal

West Spectra[tm] from West Pharmaceutical Services uses overt, covert, and HF RFID technologies to ensure authenticity for pharma products.


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