WORLD'S FIRST INFORMATION SOURCE ON
ACTIVE & INTELLIGENT PACKAGING
AIPIA'S MISSION IS TO DECIMATE SUPPLY CHAIN COSTS, REDUCE WASTE AND INCREASE ITS MEMBERS' PROFITABILITY BY THE IMPLEMENTATION OF HIGH TECH SOLUTIONS IN PACKAGING
Cool and hot inks reduce product tampering and counterfeiting13-11-2018
The BlindSpotz™ technology of Chromatic Technologies Inc (CTI) is helping stop product tampering by inventing the first dual-indicator to detect product tampering from heat and freezing, according to the company. The use of extreme temperatures (especially sub-zero temperatures) to circumvent traditional security measures on packaging has increased substantially among criminals in recent years, with no effective deterrent until now, it claims.
E paper and UHF inlay combine for battery-less tag in Japanese stores06-11-2018
AIPIA member E Ink Holdings, a leading innovator of electronic ink technology, has worked with Fujitsu Semiconductor to jointly develop a reference design board for battery-less ePaper tags. The solution adopts E Ink's low voltage ePaper module and Fujitsu’s UHF FRAM RFID LSI.
Next step in Intelligent Payment & Packaging: Scan, Engage and Pay06-11-2018
Steve Howells, senior director – product marketing at Smartrac will explain how intelligent packaging can now be used to enable NFC based devices to become a means of payment
New sustainable RFID tag technology13-11-2018
Continuing the environmental theme, ECO™ by Stora Enso is designed for intelligent packaging functionalities in supply chain, retail and e-commerce applications. The technology enables paper-based RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology tags, providing a plastic-free and recyclable solution for packaging authentication. The company will present during the AIPIA Congress on it range of paper-based smart technologies.
And now – the Internet of Beauty!13-11-2018
Albéa, on of the world's top cosmetic packaging wholesalers and manufacturers of packaging and beauty solutions has launched the Internet of Beauty (IoB), an innovative connected packaging project developed by a cross-functional team of marketing, design, IT and packaging engineering experts. In addition, The Internet of Beauty was built in partnership with key players from the beauty industry as it opens news opportunities for brands to interact with consumers, says the company.
Blockchain for pharmaceutical contract packing projects06-11-2018
Global contract packaging organisation, Tjoapack, has partnered with UK-based technology company, Veratrak, to establish the use of blockchain across the pharmaceutical industry.
Get ready for the INVISIBLE RFID tag!13-11-2018
AsahiKasei will make their second appearance at the AIPIA Congress this year having created quite a stir with their ground breaking printing technology ideas for printed electronics last time. This year promises to be just as exciting with the introduction of a sub-micron rol lto roll (R2R) technique to acheive an ‘ínvisible’ RFID tag.
Taking recycling and waste seriously: A&IP a ‘positive development’13-11-2018
In some quarters Active & Intelligent Packaging (A&IP) is seen as an additional challenge when looking at packaging recyclability. While the current focus is very much on Single Use Plastics, there are some who believe adding an additional component, such as an RFID/NFC tag, to any pack can create recycling difficulties.