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Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging News

Articles report on the issues and trends in anti-counterfeiting and brand protection for packaging. Topics include key anti-counterfeiting and brand protection applications such as RFID, bar coding, holography, nanotechnology, taggants, and other security options. Also includes expert commentary and case studies offering valuable advice on the latest in anti-counterfeiting for healthcare packaging.

Rondo-Pak: Digital watermarking
April 15, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Rondo-Pak: Digital watermarking

Imperceptible digital watermarking for folding cartons expands product information and offers brand protection.
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Jay Leno is scheduled to liven up Pack Expo proceedings Nov. 3 in Chicago.
March 19, 2014 | News

Jay Leno to liven up Pack Expo proceedings

Also, Pharma Expo will be co-located with Pack Expo in “one of the most exciting developments in recent PMMI history.”
Eric Greenberg is Principal Attorney at Eric F. Greenberg P.C., a law firm that concentrates its practice in food and drug law, packaging law, and commercial litigation. He can be reached at or at 312-977-4647.
March 11, 2014 | Column/Opinion

Packaging adds safety, other benefits

The recently passed DQSA law is an important part of the picture, but only part of the story of how packaging’s role in safety is increasing.
Ghost watermark thwarts counterfeiters in cost-effective process; wins FPA honors
March 5, 2014 | Feature Article

Ghost watermark thwarts counterfeiters in cost-effective process; wins FPA honors

Technology employs a repeating watermark embedded in a flexible or semi-rigid package to address counterfeiting and help ensure brand protection.
Dirk Rodgers, who contributed to Healthcare Packaging’s Pharmaceutical Serialization Playbook, is an independent consultant and founder of RxTrace.
March 4, 2014 | Column/Opinion

The future of healthcare supply chain security

We know more about how healthcare supply chain security will work in 2024 than looking forward in any previous 10-year period.
Winning in the Pharmapack Awards' Quality of Life category was Nanopass 34, the World’s thinnest pen needle, which was developed by Japan’s Terumo and is notable because it minimizes discomfort or pain caused by injections.
February 13, 2014 | News

Responsible innovation and the 2014 Pharmapack Awards

Among the themes that echoed at Pharmapack Europe 2014 was that of responsible innovation.
Anti-counterfeiting and nanotech-based benefits, leakage avoidance, and moisture barrier seen boosting pharmaceutical market in coming years
February 3, 2014 | News

Report forecasts pharmaceutical packaging growth

Anti-counterfeiting and nanotech-based benefits, leakage avoidance, and moisture barrier seen boosting markets in coming years
Schreiner MediPharm: SecuMed labeling system
January 22, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Schreiner MediPharm: SecuMed labeling system

Company to premiere advanced authentication and anti-counterfeiting system at Interphex 2014.
Shown in this photo is a fake Lamisil three-pack.
January 14, 2014 | Column/Opinion

Counterfeit med market grows worldwide

DQSA to help address global counterfeit drug market, recently estimated at more than $430 billion annually by the WHO.
January 7, 2014 | Feature Article

Preventing counterfeit e-pedigree data

Although many people may think of serialization and e-pedigree as the industry’s final checkmate in the counterfeit arms race, nothing could be further from the truth.


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