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STOP PRESS: Stora Enso launch the future of Retailing with RFID

STOP PRESS: Stora Enso launch the future of Retailing with RFID

16-05-2019

Leading AIPIA member, Stora Enso has introduced a turnkey solution for automated and unmanned retail. The solution, called New Retail, merges in-store and online shopping by using sustainable RFID tags for wireless authentication and payment...

PepsiCo personalizes hydration via QR and mobile app

PepsiCo personalizes hydration via QR and mobile app

08-05-2019

Built to reflect how people drink water today it says , a new hydration platform from PepsiCo, is a connected ecosystem that responds to the rise in consumption of low-and-no-sugar drinks as well as heightened focus on plastic's effect on the environment. Consumers can access the system on their smartphones via a QR code sticker on their re-usable container...

 Follow your Nose….

Follow your Nose….

08-05-2019

In this newsletter we spend a lot of time talking about tags, labels, inks, coatings and additives, etc. But from time to time a slightly different approach to ‘smart’ packaging comes along which we like to celebrate too...

Nestlė China increases Blockchain use to track & trace products

Nestlė China increases Blockchain use to track & trace products

13-05-2019

Nestlė’s China operation is set to expand the amount of information traceable via Blockchain with a target to increase this inventory between 15 – 18% in the coming year, according to a report in Food Navigator Asia...

Blocking material stops RFID signals leaking

Blocking material stops RFID signals leaking

13-05-2019

Its not often we talk about ways to STOP RFID signals, but, for some retailers, an obstacle in maximizing the effectiveness of their RFID-enabled inventory systems is the ability to isolate waves within specific sales environments. If the waves cannot be blocked, and kept segregated, the technology’s precision and effectiveness will be limited...

NFC enabled caps and closures go global as partnership announced

NFC enabled caps and closures go global as partnership announced

14-05-2019

BERICAP, one of the largest suppliers of plastic caps and closures for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and industrial markets, and AIPIA member Thinfilm Electronics, a major global developer of near field communications (NFC) solutions, have signed a Letter of Intent for an exclusive joint partnership to develop fully integrated digital authentication solutions for closures in over-the-counter pharmaceuticals and industrial applications...

Latest nano-optic structures for brand protection and enhancement

Latest nano-optic structures for brand protection and enhancement

13-05-2019

Nanotech Security Corporation, based in Vancouver, Canada, which researches, creates and produces nano-optic structures and colour-shifting materials used in brand protection and brand enhancement, has released its first products specifically targeting the commercial brand market...

Pallet with active RFID offers immediate track and trace data

Pallet with active RFID offers immediate track and trace data

13-05-2019

“Lightning-GARD pallets are the only pallet in the market with an active RFID that continuously beams information to a Cloud-based dashboard to report a variety of customer-specified critical factors,” according to Jeffery Owen founder and CEO of Lightning Technologies. “Users determine the threshold for temperature, humidity, time in transit, impacts, shelf life and location; the dashboard displays the readings in real-time, highlighting any pallet that deviates from the settings...

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