Protecting the integrity of a brand is a multifaceted discipline which can be complicated by many pressing issues. Not least is tackling counterfeiting and diversion, as well as meeting high standards of traceability. When Systech was approached by a leading e-nicotine delivery system (ENDS) company, we worked in partnership with them to protect their brand and support business growth.
In an interview for the Vantage Solves Series I explained why November 27, 2023 is critical for the pharmaceutical supply chain. By this date members of the ecosystem must implement an electronic, interoperable system to identify and trace prescription drug products in the US to be compliant with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA). Additionally, wholesale distributors will require aggregation data to accept product in the coming year.
Preface: In this blog I’m going to assert that “the data associated with the drug and its supply chain transactions is just as important as the drug itself.” Disclaimer: The drug is certainly the most important part in the patient healthcare equation—data has nothing to do with that. BUT… there is a comprehensive data collection and integration reality that is required to get these drugs through the supply chain and eventually to the patients who need them. Ultimately, regulations like the...
Brazil is a vibrant market packed with opportunities. Markem-Image is meeting the needs of our customers by combining our traditional expertise with investment in new technology writes Julio Leite, Markem-Imaje’s Regional Sales Director for Brazil and Argentina.
Systech technology allows manufacturers to add a digital layer of protection to their products that is impossible to counterfeit. As it is based on an already existing mark, our innovative solution is non-additive, representing substantial cost savings.LUX Global Label is a leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive labels, shrink sleeves and security solutions whose customers include many of the world’s most trusted brands. In 2020, LUX initiated a highly fruitful collaboration with...
When Spanish wire manufacturers Cables RCT identified opportunities for improvement in its complex marking and coding processes, it turned to Markem-Imaje for solutions.
Wellness! It’s the consumer word of our times and the noun that has sold a thousand products: from vitamin supplements to fitness products and snacks. Whilst the shift over the last decade to personal wellness and hypervigilance of what we put in our bodies is well documented, less well known is the growing trend for wellness in pet products.
While counterfeit goods can be found in just about every corner of the globe, in developed markets we used to associate them with street vendors and questionable public fairs or markets.
Right now, one of the most notable consumer trends is the growing appetite for fresher produce with greater supply chain transparency. This is putting pressure on producers and suppliers to identify innovative yet cost-effective ways to package and code directly at the point of harvest.
In March of 2020, we knew so much less than we do now about COVID-19. One thing we did know, however, was that testing would be a critical element in fighting the pandemic. Testing sites were established around the globe, with unprecedented demand. It was completely predictable that the “bad guys” would look to profit by introducing counterfeit tests into the market. And they did. I wrote about it then: https://blog.systechone.com/blog/counterfeit-coronavirus-covid19-tests