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Packaging That Can Power Itself

Packaging That Can Power Itself

08-01-2018

Two researchers are studying how to create smart packaging that converts the bumps and friction that packages encounter in the distribution environment into energy that can power sensors to monitor products in transit.

RFID now Tracks Levi Clothing in Brazil

RFID now Tracks Levi Clothing in Brazil

22-01-2018

The Brazilian subsidiary of Levi's American brand of jeans and other apparel, is now using RFID for tracking and inventory control. The successful deployment, carried out by iTag Tecnologia, is showing positive results following its deployment during the second half of 2017.

Smart Partnership for Smarter Packaging Solutions

Smart Partnership for Smarter Packaging Solutions

22-01-2018

AIPIA members Selinko, the Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider, and Henkel, the global adhesive and coatings specialist, have announced a collaboration agreement to expand and improve smart and interactive packaging solutions especially focussing on FMCG markets.

Just Add Water – The Drink is ON the Cup!

Just Add Water – The Drink is ON the Cup!

22-01-2018

Smart Cups, an innovative drinks manufacturer, has introduced some proprietary technology with a new product line of energy drinks. The pioneer of an exclusive 3D-polycapsule printing delivery system, Smart Cups transforms a virtually empty vessel into a self-stirring energy drink with just the addition of water. The technology has applications across a variety of industries , including food, pharmaceuticals and beyond, says the company.

Smart Packaging Helps Smooth Out the Wrinkles

Smart Packaging Helps Smooth Out the Wrinkles

22-01-2018

Technology and product design firm Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP) teamed up with global beauty brand Avon to use smart packaging to support consumer trials of a revolutionary new anti-ageing product. The companies were able to uncover the truth about how triallists were actually using ANEW Reversalist Infinite Effects Night Treatment Cream during a month-long trial in their own homes. The trial was featured at the recent AIPIA Congress.

RFID Use in Apparel Sector: At the tipping Point?

RFID Use in Apparel Sector: At the tipping Point?

08-01-2018

Mark Roberti, editor of RFID Journal says it's been clear for the past few years that retail apparel will be the first market to adopt radio frequency identification technology on a large scale. Apparel is RF-friendly, and each item comes in a variety of colours and sizes, making it difficult to manage inventory effectively.

Partnership Brings ‘Internet of Packaging’ to SmartLabel

Partnership Brings ‘Internet of Packaging’ to SmartLabel

08-01-2018

A US provider of QR Code mobile technology services, Scanbuy, has teamed up with AIPIA member Kezzler to bring the internet of packaging (IOP) to consumer packaged goods companies and retailers. Kezzler provides business services for product serialisation, tracking and tracing.

New Antimicrobial Material Protects Cooked and Uncooked Foods

New Antimicrobial Material Protects Cooked and Uncooked Foods

22-01-2018

India’s largest flexible packaging company, Uflex has developed new packaging material with anti-microbial properties to improve shelf life of packed, cooked foods. The FDA approved packaging material will help to reduce microbial growth, enabling to keep the pouch active and enhance the shelf life of the cooked food, it claims.