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ID Technology acquires The Glennon Group

Pro Mach's ID Technology div. has acquired The Glennon Group, a provider of labeling, marking, and packaging systems and services throughout the Midwest.
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Advice from Packaging Strategies 2006

Held in February, this latest annual “Summit Meeting of the Packaging Industry” included wisdom on topics ranging from China to RFID. Organized by Packaging Strategies (www.packstrat.com), the conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, included the following recommendations/observations:• John B.
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Domino acquires Enterprise Information Systems Inc.

Domino Printing Sciences, plc, acquired Enterprise Information Systems, Inc., an automatic identification and data capture systems integrator based in Dallas, TX.
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The future of resealable packaging

Robert Hogan is director of international sales and marketing at Zip-Pak, a global leader in zipper technology for packaging. Bryan Muskat is president of Triangle Package Machinery, a leading supplier of zipper-compatible VFFS packaging machinery. Presented here are their views on the whys and wherefores of incorporating resealable packaging features.
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RFID and pharma Q&A

Research analyst Priyanka Gouthaman of research firm Frost & Sullivan led a Webinar in January entitled Unraveling the Promise of RFID within Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Markets.
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Wearable RFID encoding

Development of a portable wireless system for commissioning RFID tags was prompted by a CPG company that wants to supplement Wal-Mart's mandate.
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Time with TI's RFID guy

Tom Shields is RFID program manager with Texas Instruments Educational & Productivity Solutions unit that markets math and science educational technology.
Lantech's RFID-enabled stretch wrapper features integrated antennas and wireless communication.
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Exel uses RFID-enabled stretch wrapper

A first-of-its-kind Lantech stretch wrapper with integrated RFID reader and wireless communication operates at Exel's facility in Harrisburg, PA.
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A first read on RFID World 2006

At the 4th annual RFID World event, held in late February in Grapevine, TX, enthusiasm about RFID’s ongoing potential was tempered with a healthy dose of reality.
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Keys to RFID success

The biggest hurdles in an RFID application seem to be those where the implementing company has the least control.
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The Packaging Summit Conference 2006

Where packaging’s leaders come together™
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Highlights from RFID Smart Labels USA 2006

Event organizer IDTechEx filed this report April 10 on the event, which had reports from Tyson Foods and P&G/Gillette and drew more than 500 attendees.
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Agenda at-a-glance

TUESDAY, MAY 16RECASTING THE ROLE OF PACKAGING INNOVATION8:45 a.m. Packaging’s New Role Raises its Standing in the Value ChainJim Peters, Director of Education, IoPP9:25 a.m.
Illustration by Lola Kamalova
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Winning Ideas

Whether it’s primary or secondary packaging, labeling, fulfillment, or promotional packaging, there are undoubtedly aspects unique to your approach and operation that define your contract packaging operation.
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RFID Tribe's chief speaks

Mark Johnson of the industry group RFID Tribe talks about its past, present, and future, and what's in it for packagers.

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