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FKI Logistex: Rfid-Enabled Palletizer

FKI Logistex® has added new design and interface options for its popular A-780 case palletizer to increase the machine’s capacity and value in low- to mid-speed palletizing applications.
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Weber Packaging Solutions: Corner-Wrap Labeler

Weber Marking Systems has introduced its Model 5200 Corner-Wrap label printer/applicator, combining high-quality label printing with a specially designed label applicator that affixes a single label around the corner of a case.
Machine Case Study
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Pedigree paralysis no more

FDA mandate for secondary wholesalers may help drive RFID into drug distribution chain.
Many of Assemblies Unlimited's packaging projects require hand assembly because of custom packaging requirements that are cost-p
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Dimensions Of Turnkey Service: The'General Contractor'

Assemblies Unlimited positions itself as the ‘point’ for entrepreneurial marketers, using a national network of suppliers to deliver services from design to logistics.
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The looming impact of integration, WiFi, RFID

Technological advances have already driven dramatic improvements in manufacturing.
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Medical label design and production

PRISYM ID Inc.’s Medica software is developed to meet the FDA’s current requirements, in particular, 21 CFR Part 11 rules regarding electronic records and signatures.
Laser coder. A laser coder marks a carton containing a solid-dose pharmaceutical product.
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Laser coders efficiently hit their targets

A trio of laser coders give contract packager Reed-Lane Inc. the flexibility it needs to print on multiple substrates for its pharmaceutical customers.
BOTTLE FILLING. Side-by-side tablet fillers on Line 5 at Apotex helped the Canadian pharmaceutical manufacturer double its outpu
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2010: A packaging odyssey

Pharmaceutical maker Apotex works in concert with systems integrator to assure its packaging operations will meet customer demands at least through the year 2010.
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U.K.-U.S. RFID Rx pilot

RFID analysts IDTechEx (www.idtechex.com), supported by GS1 UK, a provider of the EPCglobal network in the United Kingdom, has published RFID in Action 2006, a special report that covers global RFID implementations.
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Packaging Insights

Updates on RFID applications at Tyson Foods and P&G/Gillette were provided recently by IDTechEx Ltd. (http://www.idtechex.com/products/en/articles/00000463.asp), a company that provides research and analysis on the development and application of RFID.
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Study Forecasts Increased Demand For Pharmaceutical Packaging

New regulations and standards that address patient drug compliance, drug dispensing errors, counterfeiting, and market diversion are among the key factors that will expand sales growth for containers, closures, blister packs, and RFID labels.
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Packaging And Prescription Drug Plans

Understanding the complexities and choices regarding senior drug plans continues to perplex many Americans. But what, if any, impact do these plans have on packaging?
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Green means go buy!

Green signals healthy foods at Sainsbury’s in the U.K.
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Considering packaged product security

How does the need to better protect your product impact your packaging design?
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Ingraining Whole Grains

FDA draft guidance ignites debate on package claims regarding the use of whole-grain claims.

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