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Cross Border Cooperation Needed to Fight Illicit Trade11-12-2017
In a white paper ‘Implementing Digital Solutions to Address the Issue of Cross-border Illicit Trade’, the Coalition Against Illicit Trade (CAIT) says the complexity of supply chains means “carefully designed inter-connected systems, a well-planned approach to supply chain security and consumer safety” is required if counterfeiting and smuggling are to be defeated.
Socially Responsible Packaging with a Purpose05-12-2017
Spectra Packaging Solutions has developed a range of products designed at giving brands packaging with a purpose as part of their social responsibility initiatives, it is reported by Packaging News. The UK based manufacturer has introduced Illuminate, a print finish that is aimed at brands seeking an anti-counterfeiting packaging solution.
Locking Cap Design Prevents Drug Pilfering10-12-2017
A new tamper evident and pilfer resistant pharmaceutical pack is not only effective but has a unique combination lock feature to give it a strong visual impact. Launched in August, Secure Medication Systems LLC’s Safe Rx® line of Locking Prescription Vials (LPVs™) recently won a US pharmacy industry's annual award for innovation in its product category. The company is raising capital to support the scaling of its operations.
Printed 3D Nano-structures to Replace 2D Hologram Tags11-12-2017
German researchers have come up with an anti-counterfeit technology based on 3D micro-printed structures that, they say, could be used in place of conventional 2D features like holograms, according to a report appearing in Securing Industry.
Combination of Active and Passive Protects Nutraceuticals05-12-2017
Clariant, a leading specialty chemicals provider, with a Healthcare Packaging business unit, has announced a combination of packaging solutions that protect the potency and extend the shelf life of probiotics in nutraceutical products by inhibiting their exposure to certain elements.
Award Winning Marker Technology for Plastics Packaging05-12-2017
Sustainability is an important issue, particularly for A&IP which is helping to reduce waste. Here is a smart piece of technology which helps plastics packaging be more easily reclaimed. So, while coming at the issue from a slightly different angle it is certainly worthy of a mention.
Photochromics Add Fun to Cheetos Promotion11-12-2017
Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI), based in Colorado Springs, expanded its photochromic ink capability throughout Mexico with a Cheetos-exclusive promotion: "Where is Chester?", in late summer and autumn. The brand hid Chester from its bags, making him visible only by exposing the package to sunlight, so grabbing consumers’ attention, and bringing awareness to the promotion, according to a recent article in PKN, Australia.
Musical Bottle Suits Your Mood!11-12-2017
Together with the biggest Russian manufacturer of microelectronics CCL Kontur has produced innovative promotional labels with integrated NFC-tags for Miller Alcohol Free. The NFC-tag functions as an active recording device that enables the use of consumers’ mobile phones for marketing communication with no need for additional applications.