2017-06-16 | DSCSA Resource Guide

Finding information about the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) and how to meet the requirements is difficult.  You need to sift through a lot of information and much of what you find will be out-of-date, biased, or wrong.

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2017-04-21 | Our View: Strengthening Supply Chain through Standardization

 Pharmaceutical serialization has been around since 2005, with Systech being the first vendor to deliver a solution. The market has grown, and international standards are still varied and complex. Implementations and data constructs vary from vendor to vendor. These factors provide several challenges to businesses' supply chains.



Efforts are underway to help standardize.

On April 13, 2017, Automation World Senior Editor, Stephanie Neil wrote an article “Strengthening Supply Chain.”  This...

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2017-04-18 | Serialization Total Cost of Ownership: What You May Be Missing When Evaluating Serialization Partners

By Stephen Lisa 

When implementing serialization, drug manufacturers and contract packagers need to be mindful of the complete costs. Serialization should be viewed as an enterprise solution, rather than a series of isolated local plant or packing line decisions. The initial costs include the direct costs of software, hardware, systems integrations and validation. Often underestimated, however, are the impact that serialization has on an existing IT infrastructure and the integration costs...

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2017-03-28 | Data Sharing Required by European Hub; Pharmacies to Verify Before Dispensing

Drug manufacturers who market drugs in Europe will need to begin applying unique identifiers and an anti-tampering device to their packaging by February 9, 2019. Most companies are already aware of these well-publicized requirements of the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) and the E.U. Delegated Regulation (EUDR). Systech offers packaging line management and serialization solutions that will allow you to easily meet these requirements. But you might not be aware of the other big...

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2017-03-17 | The Global Serialization Marathon

By Avi Chaudhuri, PhD, Senior Global Partner

We are currently in the middle of a regulatory marathon—one created to meet the country-by-country guidelines for drug packaging throughout Europe, USA, and several other countries. At Systech, we care about this because the technology platform of choice to accomplish regulatory compliance has been our primary focus for more than twenty years. Systech has been the global leader in serialization-based product traceability ever since the US FDA...

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2017-02-23 | Vision Legacy Drives Serialization Excellence

By Tarek Ismail, Training and Product Engineer

Over the past several years, there has been some debate at Systech about Vision and Serialization regarding which came first. Regardless of the order, we could never have advanced to become a leader in the serialization world without having first been a Machine Vision company. In other words, without good Vision technology, our Serialization capability would be somewhat lacking.

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