Ampacet offers its AmpaTrace™ molecular tracers that add distinct signatures to the company’s masterbatches. Tracers allow flexible and rigid plastic packaging to be evaluated at any point in the supply chain to help resolve security, counterfeiting, quality, liability, and other issues.
Creo and Acucote have announced an agreement to produce security label printing stocks. The self-adhesive label stocks will combine Creo Traceless™ taggants into Acucote label materials, which will be sold to label converters for the manufacture of product labels for the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, apparel, food and beverage, and other industries.
According to Purchasing.com, "The marketplace wars persist over health risks--real or perceived--from plastic packaging made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins. Microsoft just stopped using PVC clamshell packs to protect new copies of its software products.