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Leading Berry Producer Digitalizes Billions of Products for Supply Chain Oversight and Consumer Connection

January 18, 2023

Antares Vision Group, an Italian multinational and a leading provider of track and trace and quality control systems that ensures the transparency of products and supply chains through integrated data management, has successfully piloted a Supply Chain Transparency solution for a prominent berry company. The project entails the digitalization of over 1.5 billion products, empowering…


Mission Critical: Aggregation Done Right

November 10, 2022

The Deadline is Approaching for Aggregation of Packed Prescription Pharma Products By Chris Siegele, Sales & Marketing Specialist for Omega Design Corporation Tick, tock. The countdown to November 2023 continues – and so far – the data isn’t encouraging. With aggregation compliance deadlines per the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Drug Supply Chain and Security…


Mettler-Toledo Launches New Combination Checkweighing and Serialization System for Pharma and Cosmetics Producers

October 18, 2022

Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has launched a new Track & Trace and Checkweighing combination solution aimed at small and mid-market manufacturers in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries. The Mettler-Toledo CT33 system gives operators a deep level of integration between Mark & Verify, serialization and precision weighing capabilities, helping them to achieve compliance, better brand protection, quality control and…


Shaping Traceability in Food and Beverage Packaging

September 7, 2022

Trends, Challenges and Strategies to Gain Real-time Data By Laura Studwell, Industry Marketing Manager, Food, Commodities & Packaging at Omron In the food and beverage packaging industry, authenticity is essential. Since both public health and consumer satisfaction heavily depend on product integrity, the food and beverage packaging industry is highly regulated. One of the main…


Antares Vision Group Selected to Speak on Supply Chain Traceability and Smart Hospital Systems at GS1 Connect 2022

May 31, 2022

Antares Vision Group (AV Group) has been chosen to provide thought leadership presentations at the GS1 Connect Conference, June 7-9 in  in San Diego. AV Group members will present “Supply Chain Traceability: Can Your Business Survive Without It” and “Smarter and Safer Hospitals: When Innovative Technologies Meet Patient Safety.” In “Supply Chain Traceability: Can Your…


Mettler-Toledo’s Latest ProdX Software Ushers in Industry 4.0 Capabilities

March 1, 2021

Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection is giving food manufacturers critical assistance as they gear up for the food industry’s fast-approaching digital transformation, with the release of a new, significantly updated version of its ProdX product inspection management software. Based on Industry 4.0 principles of secure machine-to-machine communication, and in preparation for connectivity to the latest data-protective Blockchain…


Covectra Introduces Next Generation StellaGuard – Smart Label and Mobile Authentication Solution to Combat Counterfeiting of Products

February 22, 2021

Covectra, a leader in track and trace solutions, announced the next generation of StellaGuard, a smart label and mobile authentication solution that will enable brand managers and consumers for the first time to easily and more accurately identify, authenticate, and track genuine products and combat counterfeiting. The new version of StellaGuard reportedly includes significant enhancements, including the unique…


Squid Ink’s Copilot Max Now With UV Printing Capabilities

October 8, 2020

Squid Ink Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of coding and marking systems for product identification and traceability, introduced the CoPilot Max printing system now with UV curing capability for non-porous applications. With up to 2.8 inches of print height per printhead and the ability to run up to 2 printheads from one controller, the CoPilot Max…


Track-and-Trace: Augmented Reality Coming to Product Labels Near You

October 5, 2020

By Gary Paulin and Mark Lusky, Contributing Writers A new world of product protection, authentication and communication is emerging. Along with manufacturers themselves, consumers will be the big winners as they confirm product authenticity, actively engage and interact with brands, get entertained, and learn along the way. And it all happens on and via the…


Pack Platform

Languiru Turns to Sig’s Integrated Connected Pack Platfrom

February 5, 2020

With the support of SIG’s Connected Pack solutions, Brazilian dairy producer Languiru Cooperative has reportedly become one of the leading market players in the southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul during a time of increasing competition and growing consumer demands. And to reaffirm its ongoing partnership with SIG, Languiru has commissioned another filling line…


Covectra Offers Packaging Serialization to Provide Track & Trace and Combat Counterfeiting and Diversion Across Multiple Industries

August 28, 2019

Covectra plans to showcase its holistic, integrated serialization system at this year’s PackExpo in Las Vegas.



Antares Vision Introduces TrackMyWay

July 30, 2019

Antares Vision has introduced TrackMyWay, a next-generation track & trace platform providing dialogue between various stakeholders throughout a product’s supply chain journey and lifecycle.


CM33 CombiChecker: METTLER TOLEDO’s

April 22, 2019

The METTLER TOLEDO CM33 CombiChecker system performs two key inspection functions in one simple integrated solution.


Xyntek Delivers a Validated Collaborative Robot and Serialization Solution for Compliance with DSCSA

December 10, 2018

NEWTOWN, PA | Xyntek Incorporated delivers turnkey collaborative robot case packing solution to customers in time to meet the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) deadline. The validated serialization and aggregation solution integrates state-of-the-art technologies in packaging line automation, real-time controls and material handling, machine vision and collaborative robotics to address the regulatory and business requirements…


INTERPHEX Recap, Antares Vision Showcases its Matrix Station Top-View Aggregation Unit Paired with Omega Design Corp.’s Intelli-Pac Case Packer

June 21, 2018

Antares Vision, the world’s leading provider of serialization-based track and trace solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, and manufacturer of precision inspection machines for 100% production line verification of pharma products, showcased its Matrix Station Top-view aggregation unit alongside Omega Design’s Intelli-Pac case packer at INTERPHEX NYC Booth #2571. Working together, the machines represent an ideal…


Purchasing New X-Ray Equipment

April 16, 2018

An Interview with Christy Draus, Marketing Manager, Eagle Product Inspection, Inc. By: Elisabeth Cuneo, Editor Read insights and expert tips regarding choosing the best x-ray equipment for your packaging line. And learn why x-ray technology is critical to food safety. Packaging Technology Today: What should packagers look for when choosing an x-ray machine? Draus: X-ray…


Antares Vision to Debut Enhanced LYO-CHECK Machine for Lyophilized Products

March 27, 2018

Antares Vision (antaresvision.us) which, in addition to its standing as the world’s leading provider of serialization-based pharmaceutical track and trace solutions, also provides premium inspection equipment – will premiere an enhanced LYO-CHECK inspection machine for lyophilized (freeze-dried) products at INTERPHEX NYC Booth #2571, April 17-19. Also on display will be the company’s enterprise-level ATS Four…


Apace Fast Tracks Serialization with New High-Speed Bottling Line from NJM

March 13, 2018

Apace Packaging focuses all aspects of its contract packing business on fulfilling customers’ every need. Serving the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries, Apace maintain the strictest standards for quality while offering competitively priced products. Seeking best-in-class technology, Apace turned to NJM (NJMPackaging.com) and installed a new solid-dose bottling line with track-and-trace capabilities in 2017. NJM provided…


OPEN-SCS Group Presents Findings on Enhanced Drug Distribution Security

February 6, 2018

The Open Serialization Communication Standard (OPEN-SCS; opcfoundation.org) Group, a collection of healthcare sector companies dedicated to standardizing packaging line serialization and aggregation data exchanges, presented its latest findings at the Food & Drug Administration’s December 5-6 Public Meeting on enhanced drug distribution security, per the DSCSA. The group was invited to share its accomplishments in…


Antares Vision to Open Software Development Center in Ireland

January 22, 2018

Antares Vision (antaresvision.us), a leading provider of serialization-based track and trace solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, and manufacturer of precision inspection machines for 100% production line verification of pharma products, will establish a Software Development Center in western Ireland’s Galway Technology Centre. The facility, which will create more than 50 jobs in computer vision and…