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Traceability, authentication, serialization

Machine Case Study

Produce packaging gets QR and human-readable codes in single pass

Produce packaging supplier for the likes of Jolly Green Giant adds capabilities to print human-readable and QR codes in one pass, allowing consumers to learn about the origin of their products.
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SciClone Schreiner

Schreiner MediPharm wins award for anti-counterfeiting label

Labels developed with and for SciClone Pharmaceuticals, a US-based, China-focused specialty pharmaceutical company.
Printer designed for serialization
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Printer designed for serialization

Twin-print thermal-transfer printer from Fox IV is designed to help pharmaceutical companies implement track-and-trace strategies.
CartonTracker roll-in unit with precision inspection for serialization
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CartonTracker roll-in unit with precision inspection for serialization

PACK EXPO 2012: The Optel Vision CartonTracker™ features a carton handling at speeds to 250 products/min, as well as print and verification stations.
Once produce is packed, variable information on the lot is sent from the ERP system to the printer, where it merges with static label data and is printed for manual application.
Machine Case Study

Produce packer easily integrates printers with ERP

Tomato and cucumber packer EuroFresh Farms uses cost-efficient, seamless software solution to link its 30 bar-code printers to a new enterprise resource planning system.
Feature Article

Advice for getting started with pharma serialization

The first thing manufacturers should do is: Hurry! But there's more...
Viewed from the side, the pallet is in the central station of the three-station FireTag system; infeed is to the right and discharge to the left.
OEM Application Note

Controls technology leads to breakthrough in PTI-compliant marking

This Florida grower and shipper looked high and low for an automated method of marking palletized cases of produce. Finally, it built its own.
Feature Article

Cutting through cold chain confusion

Global harmonization efforts involve complexities such as meeting country-specific regulatory needs and optimizing shipping logistics and packaging—all while focusing on the patient.
Video: Latest in track and trace pressure sensitive labeling equipment
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Video: Latest in track and trace pressure sensitive labeling equipment

LSI’s Model 1220 Track and Trace Bundle Label System helps manufacturers follow products through the supply chain by carrying forward handling data at each stage of transport. The system protects consumers from contaminated or counterfeit products and lowers costs associated with lost products and product recalls. Booth # N-3921
Rapid deployment: The high-speed line was sourced from a global Big Pharma brand in August, redesigned and placed in September and powered-up on October 10.
Supplier News

Anatomy of a high-speed pharma line installation

The only thing faster than Praxis’ new high-speed tablet line is the company’s expansion into vertically integrated pharma packaging


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