Traceability, authentication, serialization

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Cognex Corporation: Cognex Corporation: Cognex Corporation: Label print/verification system

The LPVS label print/verification system from Nutec integrates the Wolke m600 printing system—equipped with Hewlett-Packard’s digital thermal ink-jet printing technology—to print reduced-space symbology (RSS) and 2D datamatrix bar codes onto a label transport system.
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RFID expands on drugs

The Food and Drug Administration and several major drug companies are turning to radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology to improve the safety and security of drugs.
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Purdue Pharma uses RFID on OxyContin

In mid-November, Stamford, CT-based Purdue Pharma LP announced a pilot program to apply radio-frequency identification (RFID) labels (right) to 100-ct bottles of its OxyContin tablets shipped to Wal-Mart and wholesaler H. D. Smith, two of its largest customers.
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Anticounterfeiting: Many happy returns

Combatting counterfeiting isn’t easy, and it’s not inexpensive. The tangible capital outlays to go to battle may include costs for packaging equipment, equipment integration, and ongoing materials expenses.
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RFID: The promise and the struggle

Hype about radio-frequency identification clashes with reality at Baltimore EPC Global conference.
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Sun Chemical forms security solutions business unit

Sun Chemical has formed Sun Chemical Security, a new global business unit that will provide a range of products used to print packages, documents, and currency that incorporate security measures.
Purdue Pharma plans to donate 100 hand-held RFID readers to law-enforcement offices that target drug thefts.
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Purdue Pharma uses RFID on OxyContin

In mid-November, Stamford, CT-based Purdue Pharma LP announced a pilot program to apply radio-frequency identification (RFID) labels to 100-ct bottles of its OxyContin tablets shipped to Wal-Mart and wholesaler H. D. Smith, two of its largest customers.
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Label print/verification system

PACK EXPO : The LPVS label print/verification system from Nutec integrates the Wolke m600 printing system--equipped with Hewlett-Packard's digital thermal ink-jet printing technology--to print reduced-space symbology (RSS) and 2D datamatrix bar codes on a label transport system.
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Smarter packaging

RFID and security technology, especially authenticating methods, headlined a recent Smart Packaging conference outside Chicago.
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FDA's seven anti-counterfeiting recommendations

The battle against counterfeit drugs rages on throughout the pharmaceutical distribution chain.

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