Brand Protection/Security

From Concept to Creation
March 1, 2015

The road from a packaging concept to a finished product can be a long one, with numerous twists and turns. Before a package can be completed, it goes through an extensive design process prior to being run on a press. And ensuring the desired package is what ends up coming off the press can entail extensive collaboration between designers, production staff and press operators.

New Sunshine Combats Diversion With RFID Solution
November 9, 2012

Diversion has had a detrimental effect on many businesses across the United States, but has been an industry-wide problem for professional tanning and beauty salons for years. New Sunshine, of Indianapolis, has been fighting product diversion for more than 10 years and has combatted this problem by finding a way to “diversion proof” its premier collection of Designer Skin professional indoor tanning products.

Track-And-Trace
February 1, 2011

Track-and-trace technology has developed enormously in the last few years. Even though bar codes have been around for nearly half a century, they play a key role today in supply chain management in many different ways—securing and documenting a variety of information from unique product identifier to production location, batch number, and expiration date. Bar codes are also the natural partners for today's product authentication technologies.

Poised for Growth
February 1, 2010

If you're a package printer, you need to be keeping an eye on brand protection technologies. Slowly but surely, brand owners are realizing how important protecting their brands has become.

TECHNOLOGY'S EDGE
February 1, 2010

Advances in technologies for packaging printing, including RFID, Printed Electronics award winners and brand protection.

Graphic Design 2010
January 1, 2010

Several recent trends identified by Anthem Worldwide, including simplicity, sustainability, globalization, rebirth and showcasing, will continue to impact the design environment well into this decade, says Michael Coleman, managing director.

Printing for the Pharmaceutical Market
January 1, 2010

World pharmaceutical packaging demand is projected to increase 6.3 percent annually to $62.3 billion in 2013. Security, print integrity and shorter runs are among the challenges.

Security Lock Down
January 1, 2010

Products move off the shelves, but not through purchase. Security features on a tag can hel, but it is often necessary to take extra measures.

E-Packaging Innovations
November 1, 2009

Electronic packaging, or e-packaging, is a term turning up more and more frequently in the package-printing and converting industries. Although still in its early days, e-packaging represents a trend that promises to deliver a host of innovations in the months and years ahead. So what's it all about, and how will the trend affect companies engaged in developing and deploying packaging and packaging systems?

Nilpeter Succeeds at LabelExpo Europe
October 1, 2009

SLAGELSE, Denmark—Nilpeter debuted HoloPrint at LabelExpo Europe, in Brussels. The system offers a different approach to producing holograms and can be integrated in-line with any Nilpeter platform press. The cassette-based HoloPrint module prints a 50,000 dpi holographic image in register and in a UV-cured varnish directly onto any web-fed paper or film substrate.