Global Packaging Company Invests in NFC and RFID Solutions

By Claire Swedberg

Amcor is working with U.K. flexible IC company PragmatIC, which offers both Near Field Communication and RFID tags that could be built directly into the packaging of consumable products.

Amcor is working with flexible integrated circuit maker  PragmatIC to develop applications and solutions for Near Field Communication (NFC), as well as high-frequency (HF) and ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID-enabled packaging. The global packaging company, which recently invested $5 million in PragmatIC, is now planning possible deployments that could include building flexible NFC tags into such products as blister packs, rigid plastic beverage conta...

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