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The RFID lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Directory of RFID test centers

A directory of more than 25 RFID Test Labs and Centers throughout the United States.
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NJM Packaging : RFID case labeling

The new High Speed RFID Integrated Model 400 System from NJM/CLI reliably encodes, verifies,
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Wal-Mart links RFID, sustainability

According to the retailer, RFID can help reduce greenhouse gases.
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Weber Packaging Solutions: Dual-Label Pallet Printer-Applicator

Labels adjacent sides of pallet loads
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Kellogg's to be up front about nutrition

Kellogg adjusts its marketing to children including plans to add front-of-pack nutrition labeling.
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Tharo Systems, Inc: Tamp Label Printer/Applicator

Tharo Systems, Inc. offers its Tharo PA1200s Specialty Tamp Label Printer/Applicator.
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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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