Coding & Labelling

Avery Dennison has embraced smart packaging technologies including RFID tagging and blockchain, and will speak about them at the upcoming Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) World Congress.

A UK company is using laser systems to enable packaging personalisation at the latest point in the supply chain.

Label substrate supplier UPM Raflatac has partnered with digital press manufacturer Xeikon and serialisation platform Magic Add to enhance its RafMore intelligent label solution.

A Russian company has developed printable RFID paper which can be used to create labels using HP Indigo printers.

Dairy giant FrieslandCampina has implemented what it bills as the industry’s first grass-to-glass traceability service on its infant formula brand Friso.

Two-dimensional barcodes could be the one barcode to rule them all, according to Mark Dingley, CEO of Matthews Australia. We caught up with him on video after his presentation at Print21 + PKN LIVE 2019.

Packaging printers need to use current equipment to better engage consumers, said Paul Haggett in his presentation at Print21 + PKN LIVE. We interviewed him on video just after he spoke.

Leibinger, distributed in Australia by APPMA member Result Group, will showcase its low-maintenance inkjet printers for coding and marking at FachPack 2019 in Nuremberg next month.

A new carbon-based marking, tracing and validation technology that is “virtually impossible” to reverse-engineer has been successfully tested in China.

The CEO of Australia Post, Christine Holgate, says brands need to insert security devices such as microchips and QR codes in packaging for products destined for China, where counterfeiting is rife.

Supermarket giant Woolworths will trial two-dimensional barcodes on fresh meat and poultry products from August.

ASX-listed Dotz Nano Limited has conducted successful in-plant tagging trials that have the potential to revolutionise the cannabis market's tracing ability.

UPM Raflatac has launched new “Pop-Up” labelling solutions for food, beverage, home care and personal care, designed to catch the consumer’s eye on supermarket shelves.

An Australian mango producer has deployed software from a New Zealand specialist to streamline its ripening and distribution operations.

Australian packaging automation and product traceability system integrator Foodmach has teamed up with global supply chain security expert Systech to bring its Unisecure technology to the ANZ market.