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Exact Packaging, Inc: Exact Packaging, Inc: Bar labeler

Exact Packaging, Inc. introduced an automatic system for labeling pre-made coffee bags prior to filling the bags.
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Marchesini Group: Linear labeler

Marchesini Group offers the BL600 linear labeler from Neri, designed for high-speed application of self-adhesive labels onto ampoules, vials, or other round containers. With maximum accessibility and special attention to ergonomics, BL600 is able to process as many as 600 items/min.
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Anti-counterfeiting strategies begin to take shape

From the automotive aftermarket to personal-care products to pharmaceuticals, new brand authentication and anti-counterfeiting initiatives are swimming into view.
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Cephalon's RFID pilot

Cephalon Inc. is in Phase 3 of an RFID pilot program that will involve live testing at its manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City, UT. Based out of Frazer, PA, Cephalon is a mid-sized biopharmaceutical company with $1.8 billion in sales last year. Its products include Actiq, Provigil, as well as Fentora, which is the product that is the focus of the current RFID pilot. Cephalon started its RFID pilot program in 2004.
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Irradiation again, labeling this time

My fear right now is for those of you who might not finish reading this column, but who work with irritating colleagues.
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Back in the U.S.A.

Drug reimportation legislation seems likely to pass in Congress. It may jumpstart track-and-trace packaging technology.
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CCL invests in Mexico labeling and tube extrusion facility

"We see Latin America as an increasingly important geographic growth region for our customers in the consumer products business," says spokesperson.
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Green means go buy!

In the U.K., Sainsbury's super markets has pioneered a traffic light labeling scheme where healthy foods receive green labels and unhealthy foods are tagged with red labels.
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Thailand consumer groups

demand better labeling for genetically modified foods.
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Labelers to gather in São Paulo

Label Summit Latin America, taking place May 15-17 in São Paulo, Brazil, will bring local and regional label printers together.
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Call for FDA-certified health labeling on food

Nutrition researchers are asking the FDA to regulate the numerous labels that claim health benefits on food packaging.
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Food and beverage markets expanding in Mexico

Lifestyle changes in Mexico mean profitability for processed foods.
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In Dubai, nearly 200 companies exhibit at Gulf Pack

Billed as the largest Middle East packaging industry trade fair ever, Gulf Pack opened April 2 at the Dubai Airport Expo.
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Global Packaging Minute's Labeling Bloopers edition

In a blog from Japan, the following labels were listed under a headline, "Dumb and funny warning labels." We don't know if these were cases of bad translation from another language or just really funny. Enjoy!
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New regulations for South Africa's bottled water industry

For the first time, South Africa's Department of Health is publishing regulations related to the processing and labeling of bottled water.

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