Label Academy has hosted its third virtual master class covering brand protection and anti-counterfeiting

The two-part online event boasted a high-profile panel of eleven expert speakers from across the brand protection segment and label and package printing industry. 

Part one took place on Tuesday, March 23, with part two a week later on Tuesday, March 30. The chair for part one was James...

SML RFID has launched a family of six tags, built on Impinj M700 series chips, set to reduce the size and cost for retailers while increasing performance

The product range includes the GB3, GB4, GB5, Maze, GB25, and GB18 models. These are full upgrade for all SML current major inlays. There are also additional tags that utilize the Impinj M700 series for closed-loop customizable inlays.

‘The introduction of the Impinj M700-based tag family...

Schreiner MediPharm develops NFC-Label for Ypsomed’s UnoPen injector

Diabetes patients depending on lifelong insulin treatment must administer the vital medication to themselves using insulin pumps, syringes or pens. Ypsomed offers UnoPen, a disposable pen with variable dose setting, for this and other multidose therapies. Schreiner MediPharm’s NFC-Label serves...

Global Graphics Software joins OPC Foundation

Global Graphics Software is a developer of components used in digital printing systems which are increasingly part of connected processes in smart factories where printing is part of the manufacturing process. OPC UA is the interoperability standard for the secure and reliable exchange of data...

SML RFID has launched GB3U9, an ARC-certified inlay designed to support retailers with a broad spectrum of inventory management and customer experience use cases

The GB3U9 is equipped with the latest RFID chip from NXP, UCode9, enabling great read sensitivity, resulting in high-quality and rapid inventory counting in dense RFID tag populations.

The GB3 inlay offers a unique option for the retail apparel, footwear, cosmetics, and electronic...

Finnish Nordic Label has been using Xeikon’s Track and Trace smart label technology to expand its product portfolio and attract new business

Nordic Label is one of the leading label manufacturers in Finland, with a turnover of above EUR 20 million and a team of nearly 100 printing industry professionals. Since investing in digital printing machines five years ago, the over 100-year-old company also became one of the leaders in...

PragmatIC has been awarded a GBP 1.3 million contract from the UK Government Sustainable Innovation Fund for a recycling scheme based on its ultra-low-cost NFC technology

Worldwide, more than one million plastic bottles are made per minute. Less than 10 percent of those are collected and turned into new bottles; the rest are landfilled, incinerated, or littered, polluting the environment. 

Deposit return schemes are already well proven to increase...

Michael Brice, vice president, sales and business development at INX International Ink, and Keith Goldstein, chief operating officer at VerifyMe, preview their upcoming presentation on covert ink technology at the Label Academy virtual master class on brand protection

Why did you decide to present at the Label Academy virtual master class on brand protection?

Mike Brice (MB): We see it as a unique opportunity to expose the print community to a viable solution to brand protection.

Keith Goldstein (KG): ...

Beverage labels become greener and smarter

The global non-alcoholic beverage industry remains one of the fastest growing of all label segments, expected to grow from USD 378.38bn in 2020 to USD 410bn in 2021 at 8.4 percent CAGR. The Business Research Company estimates it will continue to grow by at least 7 percent CAGR to reach a value...

Max Winograd, vice president for connected products...

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