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CF format RFID reader with 300 ft range

Identec Solutions has introduced the I-CARD CF, the world's first RFID reader-writer available in Compact Flash format
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FOX IV Technologies: Variable Height Pallet Labeling

This customer is the largest producer of glass containers in the world. They wanted to print and automatically apply a 4inX 7in label with a patterned adhesive to the top and side of variable depth and variable height pallets.
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Kimberly-Clark makes Gen 2 label selection

RSI ID is selected by Kimberly-Clark Corp. as a provider of Gen 2 RFID labels.
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RFID and pharma Q&A

Frost & Sullivan's expert answers questions about RFID for the pharma and healthcare packaging markets.
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A first read on RFID World 2006

RFID World 2006 speakers including from Purdue Pharma, Wal-Mart, and the FDA provided advice, details on implementations, and previews of things to come.
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Companies partner on RFID equipped pharma packages

Stora Enso and Orion Pharma introduce a series of pharmaceutical packages equipped with RFID tags.
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RFID tags take the heat

Almost all of E&PS’s shipments to Wal-Mart are full loads. However, for its less-than-pallet-load “partial shipments”—orders of 100 or so calculators—E&PS bundles two to three cases together via shrink wrap as a unit load to ship to a DC or direct to a particular store.
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FDA 'lean' claim

FDA is, ahem, ‘leaning’ toward new lean claim for foods that could be used on packages of frozen snack foods.
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Nestlé adds nutritional label to confections in UK and Ireland

With interest in healthy eating on the rise in Europe, Nestlé is beginning to phase in nutritional labeling on its confectionery products in England and Ireland.
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Milestone for pediatric drug labeling

There are now 100 pediatric drugs that contain additional labeling information on safety, efficacy, dosing, and unique risks for children.
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RFID for now and tomorrow

Matt Ream of Zebra Technologies talks about RFID implementation and offers predictions as to where this technology is headed.
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Raflatac and UPM Rafsec merge to form UPM Raflatac

Raflatac and UPM Rafsec, members of UPM Labelstock Business, have merged toform a new business entity, UPM Raflatac.
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NJM Packaging : Print and apply labeler

NJM/CLI introduces the Print and Apply Model 400 with Multi Panel Applicator. New labeler can apply a range of label configurations to cases and cartons, increasing production flexibility and speeding changeover.
RFID for healthcare markets is forecast by Frost & Sullivan to reach $2.3 billion by 2011.
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Unraveling RFID for pharma

Frost & Sullivan's RFID expert assesses RFID in the healthcare and pharma markets.
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B&H Labeling Systems: Roll-fed labeler

The new Marathon XL labeler from B&H Labeling Systems is equipped with SMARTdrive, the first all-electronic drive train, company says. A servomotor-driven feedscrew and container stabilization feature allows the machine to handle containers from 8 oz to 3 L at speeds to 650/min.

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