Machinery & Materials
Logistics & Cold Chain
Saleable Returns Verification Delayed to 2023
Additional three-year delay: FDA guidance says distributors will not be required to verify the product identifier of returned drugs before resale until Nov. 27, 2023.
Oct 23rd, 2020
Serialization Partnership Announced to Fight Against Counterfeit Drugs
Syntegon Packaging Technology, LLC
Sep 21st, 2020
Systech Named Winner in AIPIA Virtual Congress Brand Challenge
Sep 15th, 2020
Markem-Imaje Acquires Solaris Laser
Aug 25th, 2020
2020 Traceability Seminar Will Be Held Virtually
Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA)
Aug 5th, 2020
Celltrion Selects Movilitas for Serialization and Traceability for Supply Chain Integrity and Compliance
Project delivers a combined solution for end-to-end visibility in EU, Korea and U.S. markets.
Aug 4th, 2020
Innovative Therapies Demand Data and Risk Management in Supply Chain
Gene and cell therapies delivered to patients struggling for their lives further complicate an already complicated supply chain. Data and analytics throughout the process are essential to maintaining the integrity needed.
Jul 29th, 2020
Covectra Enhances Drug Supply Chain Security
Automates management of resalable returns & DSCSA product verification compliance to protect consumers from counterfeit, contaminates or stolen drugs.
Jul 6th, 2020
Inmar: Tray and Kit Replenishment
MedEx TraySafe automates drug replenishment/tracking used in trays and kits with imaging and standard 2D barcode labels. An indicator has been added to identify trays that have been used with patients in isolation due to COVID-19.
Jul 1st, 2020
Smartrac: NFC and Blockchain to Guarantee Authenticity of Covid-19 Test Kits
Smartrac and SUKU leverage NFC and blockchain to authenticate COVID-19 test kits and PPE.
Jun 22nd, 2020
Antares Vision Partners with IMA Group
Antares entered into a five-year agreement with IMA whereby it becomes the exclusive supplier of all IMA inspection and tracking technologies.
Jun 18th, 2020
Automatic Identification Systems: Tools for UDI and GUDID Implementation
SCANALYST 3 GUDID barcode compliance tool for patient safety.
Automatic Identification Systems
Jun 17th, 2020
3 EPCIS Data Exchange Issues in Pharma Traceability
Conformance testing services have emerged to cut down on wasted back-and-forth between manufacturers and trading partners to get efficient data exchange up and running.
Jun 16th, 2020
Serialization: Syntegon joins OPEN-SCS Group
Syntegon Technology recently joined the Open Serialization Communication Standard (OPEN-SCS) Group. Joint goals include the fight against pharmaceutical counterfeiting and the establishment of interoperable interfaces for the implementation of adequate serialization solutions.
Syntegon Packaging Technology, LLC
Jun 9th, 2020
GS-1 Virtual Event on Supply Chain
June 16-17 join your peers for industry sessions, innovation and tech discussions as well as network with peers in a virtual setting.
Jun 5th, 2020
Reusable Packaging State of the Industry 2020
With increased interest in sustainability, brands and their supply chain partners are taking a holistic view of greener processes, products, packages and distribution practices. Reusable transport packaging industry expects growth.
Reusable Packaging Association
Jun 3rd, 2020
Successful Commercial Pilot of Real-Time Track-and-Trace Technology for Cold Chain
CSafe Global has completed the first commercial test of its new location and temperature tracking technology, successfully integrating tracking devices into RKN containers.
May 26th, 2020
Research Highlights Two in Five Hospitals Lack Formal Drug Diversion Programs
According to the study on drug diversion in the U.S., almost 9 in 10 healthcare professionals say they have met or know someone who has diverted drugs.
May 18th, 2020
DSCSA and COVID-19
How is the pandemic response impacting the complex and evolving national traceability goals for pharmaceuticals?
May 12th, 2020
Covectra Introduces Controltrack Mobile Health Medication Management System
Product improves patient medication adherence during age of COVID-19.
Apr 29th, 2020
Chad Crouch Appointed to U.S. Department of Commerce North Texas District Export Council
Authentix, a manufacturer of authentication solutions, announced that Chad Crouch, Vice President of Revenue Operations, was appointed by the Department of Commerce to the North Texas District Export Council.
Mar 31st, 2020
Schreiner MediPharm and Kit Check: Automated Medication Management for Hospitals
System provides safe medicine supply chains in hospitals through RFID.
Mar 24th, 2020
Laetus at Interpack: Keeping the Entire Supply Chain in View
Laetus presents a wide range of systems at this year’s interpack for the inspection, serialization and aggregation of products in industries such as food, FMCG, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
Mar 23rd, 2020
Retail Industry, CPGs Support Switch from UPC to Data-Rich Barcode
Retailers and brands support a transition from UPC to 2D barcodes, watermarks, or RFID tags to provide consumers with more detailed product information and transparency and retailers with more supply chain data.
Anne Marie Mohan
Mar 5th, 2020
Covectra: Authentitrack Prime for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
Provides easier, affordable one-stop product serialization system to growing manufacturers for end unit traceability and compliance.
Feb 28th, 2020
CDMO Speeds its Line with Open-Source L4 Serialization System
With the serialization deadline approaching, Sovereign Pharmaceuticals implemented open-source software that allows the company to make their own changes and improve packaging efficiency.
Jan 16th, 2020
Pelican BioThermal: Updated Asset Management Software
Version designed to advance smart management of temperature-controlled shipments and set the foundation for future IoT integration.
Jan 16th, 2020