Moisture, temperature or chemical resistance takes priority in industrial labeling

Most applications for industrial labeling require long-term legibility in often challenging physical environments. They can carry a range of messages including warnings about dangers or compatibility, and the label carrying that messaging needs to last as long as the object to which it is...

Ribes Tech has developed a photovoltaic system printed on flexible films, turning mechanical buttons in contactless

The system, called Daphne, is based on photovoltaic materials printed on flexible films, turning any mechanical button into contactless operation. It uses special inks and a traditional rotary printer to produce thin films adaptable to any shape. These can be integrated with electronic boards...

Eltronis Group has launched engage, new cloud-based software that provides brands with a tool to link products to the internet through consumers’ smartphones

Designed to deliver trust and transparency to brands worldwide, engage is designed to meet the growing demand for a simple technology that allows consumers and brands to interact and communicate and protect goods. By adding engage to products, brands can promote the item's provenance and build...

inotec has acquired identytag and Winckel to expand and further develop its product offering

The acquisition will enable inotec to offer a broader labeling portfolio, increase production capacity, and develop additional product offerings for its European and worldwide markets. 

Selected for its expertise within the industry, identytag is one of the leading suppliers of RFID...

The Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) has appointed Stéphane Piqué of Accenture as the new chair of its advisory board

Based in Switzerland, Piqué has spent the last five years leading Accenture’s Industry X practice in Switzerland and overall Industry X sales in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. He is also leading the global smart packaging activities for Accenture. Piqué is also a guest lecturer in digital...

Consumer packaging must be beautiful and smart, writes Jay Sperry, platform evangelist at Digimarc Corporation

Packaging can be smarter and ‘digitally connected’ when combined with distributed computer systems and the web. This change will revolutionize productivity and quality while delivering new capability in a variety of product packaging applications. This capability has led to the fourth Industrial...

Avery Dennison has partnered with Schreiner MediPharm and PragmatIC to leverage NFC technology by extending smart packaging to the unit-level for everyday pharma products

The NFC technology can offer several important functionalities such as tamper evidence, secure authentication, end-to-end traceability, and easy re-ordering. In the case of pharmaceutical products, it can also connect the patient to easy-to-read instructions, video/audio guides, helplines,...

Schreiner MediPharm joins DoseID

Comprised of leading healthcare sector players, DoseID was established for the purpose of introducing an industry-wide standard. RFID technology has been gaining traction in the healthcare sector, but standardized tools for tracking medications, devices and consumables are lacking.

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RFID a new opportunity to leverage a sustainable approach, reduce waste and environmental impact

As well as Reynolds itself, many of its customers were also facing increased waste disposal costs and were looking for a more sustainable approach, suggesting a change from cardboard to so-called totes: returnable and reusable plastic crates. Although more sustainable, they cost around ten times...

Avery Dennison has launched a new initiative to bring together technology and business leaders to establish transparency within the supply chain

The film features a series of interviews with pioneers in the space. It confirms the findings of Avery Dennison’s recent market reports, analyzing key sectors, including apparel, food, beauty, and logistics that are establishing best practice in transparency. Key findings include the fact that...

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