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Traceability, authentication, serialization

Machine Product Brief
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MGS: Small footprint case packer

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Booth #4517! The MatriX case packer from MGS Machine is designed to virtually eliminate track and trace failures, helping manufacturers comply with the January 2015 serialization requirement that all manufacturers serialize 50% of their packages.
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Logopak: Bar code labeler with ISO verification

Logopak’s ISO Verifier bar code labeler with integrated on-line ISO verification automatically verifies bar code legibility, for every label printed, to ISO standards, instead of taking samples from a run.
Figure 1. Manufacturer A is probably acting as a contract manufacturer/packager on behalf of the NDA holder, manufacturer B.
Column/Opinion
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Working with CMOs under California e-pedigree

For different products, manufacturers may fill the role of an exclusive distributor, a contract manufacturing organization, or a repackager. Each of these would be treated differently under the California law with respect to pedigree origination and updating.
In early July, Packaging Coordinators, Inc. changed signage at its Rockford, IL, facility to PCI, from the former AndersonBrecon.
Feature Article
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PCI invests in packaging's future

Drug delivery developments and pending serialization justify this contract packager's capital equipment, facility, and personnel investments.
Five packs of Cook Medical products.
Feature Article
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Cook Medical meeting global identification challenges

A nearly five-year effort helps Cook and its worldwide customers identify, track, and trace some 16,000 medical device products.
Brand protection technologies, such as this color-changing sealant, are best employed within a multilayered, comprehensive deterrence strategy.
Feature Article
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Implementing brand protection strategies - top considerations

While getting started on a brand protection path may seem daunting, the benefits of having such a strategy are immeasurable. Here are some tips to get you started.
This Uhlmann blister-packaging machine is one of the new machines in operation at PCI's Rockford, IL, facility.
Feature Article
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PCI invests in facilities, packaging equipment

Drug delivery developments and pending serialization requirements justify this contract packager’s capital equipment, facility, and personnel investments.
Dirk Rodgers
Column/Opinion
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Will generic pharmaceutical manufacturers serialize their drugs in time?

Consider what impact it might have on your business if your company is not ready.
Serialization can help a company better collect, track, and trace products and information through the pharmaceutical supply chain.
Column/Opinion
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Boosting security in the pharmaceutical supply chain with serialization

Serialization benefits extend beyond compliance to patient safety, to brand reputation, and to a better understanding of your supply chain process.
The X-4S pressure-sensitive labeling head is designed to meet serialization demands and allow quick changeover.
Machine Product Brief
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Weiler Labeling Systems: X-4S pressure-sensitive labeling head meets serialization demands

High-speed labeling head is servo motor-driven and includes closed-loop push-pull system for tool-less disassembly.

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