Authentication and social engagement are perhaps two of the strongest business cases for wine and spirits brands to adopt NFC smart labeling technology. Read more

PragmatIC, a provider of low cost flexible electronics, has announced the first products in their ConnectIC family, the PR1101 and PR1102 flexible integrated circuits (FlexICs). Read more

A joint consultation by the Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland, Defra and the Department for Health & Social Care has been launched on improving allergen information. Read more

Softbox, a global innovator and provider of temperature control packaging for the life science and logistics industries, has announced plans to unveil new pallet and parcel shipping systems at the Temperature Controlled Logistics (IQPC). Read more

Gerresheimer will take the wraps off their first snap-on cap with child-resistant (CR) solution at booth B62 at this year's Pharmapack. Read more

Geoffrey Lu, EVP and GM at Selig, discusses the challenge of creating packaging that is secure and tamper-proof, while remaining easy to open for elderly consumers, those who lack strength or suffer from dexterity or mobility impairments. Read more

Ahead of next month's FMD deadline, Spanish pharma giant Cinfa and Valco Melton talk to Packaging Europe about the merits of using hot melt technology to meet tamper evidence requirements Read more

The Russian Federal Law No. 488-FZ, effective on January 1, 2019, regulates implementation of the serialisation code with cryptographic protection. Read more

Total Brand Security (TBS), a global leader in brand protection and security, has delivered a new coating technology which enables smartphone scannable QR codes for FMCG products. Read more

TOMRA Food, part of the Norwegian TOMRA Group, is showcasing innovative sweets sorting systems for gummies and delicate confectionery products at ProSweets 2019 in Cologne, Germany for the first time. Read more

At the recently held CPHI India in Greater Noida, Uflex unveiled a portfolio of its latest products in pharma packaging- Fast Tear Strip Foil, PET based Cold Form Blister, Child Resistant & Senior Friendly Foil and Branding Solutions. Read more

Agr International, Inc. recently announced the introduction of the Combined Coating Measurement System (CCMS) for measuring metallic coatings on both the finish and body regions of glass containers. Read more

Ishida Europe has extended its range of x-ray inspection systems with the launch of two models specifically designed for larger size products and pack formats. Read more

How can we further improve the functionality of pharmaceutical packaging? How can we ensure comprehensive safety? Read more

During the AIPIA Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association) congress held last month in Amsterdam, one message became very clear: Both the AIPIA President and its Chief Executive emphasized that there has been a major change. Read more

At FachPack printing specialist Domino discusses coding for compliance in the life sciences industry in the context of the Falsified Medicines Directive and the broader needs of safety and security across the pharmaceutical / medical supply chain Read more

Libby White caught up with Eef de Ferrante, director of the World Congress on Active & Intelligent Packaging, in anticipation of the event held on 19-20 November 2018 in Amsterdam. Read more

Smaller vegetable, fruit and flower producers still using paper-based systems are struggling to meet the ever-increasing requirements of retailers for quality assurance and traceability, says Derek Thompson, co-founder of Consus Fresh Solutions Read more

At Scanpack in Gothenburg Jon Bagiu introduces FlexLink's automation technologies for the food industry, driven by food safety, shorter lead times and reduced floor space. Read more

EyeC, manufacturer of print inspection systems, launches new solutions for a quick and automated inspection of cigarette and tobacco packs. Read more

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