As companies move to maximize production, protect intellectual property, and navigate complex domestic and international regulatory hurdles, many are turning to radio frequency identification.
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Solutions developed by companies specializing in product identification and tracking are becoming key tools in the post-COVID-19 world.
4e Antenna's Finnish production site will be able to produce a billion paper antennas for RFID tag companies, using a laser-cutting method and pure aluminum, thus eliminating chemical etching processes and waste, while the antenna makes tags recyclable.
Marcel Sacco, the general director of Hershey Brasil, outlines his company's vision regarding smart packaging trends.
Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain has boosted inventory visibility and efficiency for orthopedic loaner sets, ensuring implants are securely delivered to hospitals when needed and driving down costs for healthcare providers.
Smart labels and packaging are safely supporting healthcare products for patients and professionals, thereby saving lives.
If technologies for identification, tracking, authentication and improving the customer experience are necessary, other innovations are mandatory—such as eliminating viruses, for example.
Merchants are increasingly using physical cards for payments, as well as a growing number of smartphones equipped with either special chip readers or encoded images.
The Near Field Communication-enabled packaging that PearlCBD employs for its goods helps consumers confirm the authenticity of a lotion or capsule, as well as view its certification data, and learn about what cannabidiols are and how they are used.