Alert: Packaging World now enhanced for the iPad and iPhone. Watch a quick video preview

Traceability, authentication, serialization

News
|

China: The Yin and the Yang

A number of conversations have kept the subject of China and packaging on my mind. First was a fresh flood of e-mails consisting of Chinese characters that regularly crashed the old Macintosh—the new Macintosh, too.
E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
42 Best Package Designs
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!
News
|

Traceable Solutions for Medical Packaging

The demand for safety and integrity in the area of medical packaging has taken on new and significant implications in the past two or three years. Always an area of concern, medical packaging has addressed issues like child safety, correct dosage, patient traceability, tampering and diversion of pharmaceuticals.
[CustomContent/LeadGenCampaign/SupplierSubmitted]
News
|

Traceable Solutions for Medical Packaging (sidebar)

Counterfeiting…A Growing Concern
[CustomContent/LeadGenCampaign/SupplierSubmitted]
News
|

RFID tags becoming easier to read

On the other hand, return on investment for packagers will remain invisible for near term. Now Wal-Mart softens stance on deadlines.
Feature Article
|

How to sharpen packaging's defense against tampering and counterfeiting

Packagers have honed the protection packages offer against tampering and counterfeiting in three decades since the Tylenol crisis.
RFID tags like these are wending their way into packaging. Pallets and cases will get them first, but eventually even primary pa
Feature Article
|

RFID and packaging security: not 'if,' but 'when'

The potential to track and trace helps establish a package's 'pedigree' and uncover tampering.
FDA's Counterfeit Drug Task Force is more focused on RX drugs than OTC products
Feature Article
|

Anticounterfeiting: the urgency grows

Prescription drugs come first, but efforts could encompass OTC, too.
News
|

Bacardi focuses on consumers

Maintaining a consumer focus when developing new products and packaging is critical to the success of Bacardi, said Yousef Zaatar, vice president, product manufacturing development, for Bacardi Bottling Corp., Jacksonville, FL.
News
|

Preventing counterfeit drugs

The Food and Drug Administration’s Counterfeit Drug Task Force released a report describing a framework designed to prevent counterfeit drugs for the pharmaceutical supply chain.
Feature Article
|

PMMI's Yuska talks at Total

Chuck Yuska, chairman of the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute, addressed assembled journalists recently at the Total Processing and Packaging Show in Birmingham, England.

Pages

Subscribe to Traceability, authentication, serialization

Newsletters

Don't miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
GENERAL INTEREST
PACKAGE DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT
Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.