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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.

Graphic Security Systems: Customizable security
April 7, 2015 | Product Brief

Graphic Security Systems: Customizable security

BrandMark™ customizable security system uses an encoded icon that can be authenticated using a smartphone app.
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March 18, 2015 | News

Is drug counterfeiting the perfect crime?

With low legal risks and low barrier to entry, counterfeiters are becoming more sophisticated.
Sproxil Inc.: Product verification technology
February 20, 2015 | Product Brief

Sproxil Inc.: Product verification technology

With Mobile Product Authentication, smartphone users can verify products and avoid counterfeits.
Counterfeiting info graphic sourced from Pharmapack website.
February 12, 2015 | News

LIVE FROM PHARMAPACK: Global pharma community accepts GS1 standards for identifying and capturing serialized codes

Non-profit group now turns attention to standards for sharing the data.
A view of the main concourse area during PACK EXPO International Nov. 4 in Chicago.
November 4, 2014 | News

Assessing options in anti-counterfeiting

Spectroscopy can help distinguish counterfeits by testing a packaging or pharmaceutical product with an instrument that graphs responses to light and generates a match or no-match message.
Schreiner ProSecure: Security seals
October 28, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Schreiner ProSecure: Security seals

Quality seals protect Leica Geosystems’ original accessories against counterfeiting.
September 25, 2014 | News

Pharmaceutical packaging innovation advances quality, speed, and efficiency

Latest technologies and educational opportunities showcased at Pharma EXPO.
Jim Butschli, Healthcare Packaging Editor
September 24, 2014 | Column/Opinion

One trillion dollars!

See you in Chicago for Pharma Expo’s debut.
GS1 US has published a guideline that details how to implement GS1 Standards to support the 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), and enhance patient safety and security in the pharmaceutical supply chain. (This photo is for illustration purposes only.)
September 17, 2014 | News

Guideline delineates how to implement GS1 standards

Document provides intelligence to support pharmaceutical lot-level management and future item-level traceability requirements
Anti-counterfeiting packaging market worth $128.6 billion by 2019
August 28, 2014 | News

Anti-counterfeiting packaging market worth $128.6 billion by 2019

Authentication technologies to grow the highest within this market due to increasing awareness of counterfeit products.


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