RFID: Emerging Policy Issues

In a previous article we outlined some of the issues surrounding the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) and electronic product code (EPC) technology for the converting industry. As we indicated, the primary concern surrounding the use of this technology involves privacy and security when personal information becomes associated with RFID tags. Privacy and security were the major focus of a workshop on RFID sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last summer.

A King of Shrink Contender

Decades ago, Elvis firmly established Memphis, TN, as home to where records and kings are made. David Seuss, VP of sales for fourth-generation-owned Color Craft Label Co. (a dynasty in its own right) also in Memphis, has his own hopes and dreams. No more-pleasing music to the ear could be heard than for Color Craft some day to be crowned king of shrink-sleeve labels.

Foil Stamping: Let it Shine

It’s shelf appeal and security that are driving foil stamping. And it looks like there’s no end in sight.

New Anti-Counterfeiting Technology

Document Security Systems introduces AuthentiGuard, a new line of anti-copy and authentication technologies that are geared to combat the escalating costs attributed to counterfeiting of valuable documents and other items of intrinsic value, such as commercial checks, gift certificates, titles of ownership, birth certificates, ID cards, dollar-off coupons, and ticketing, as well as package and label products.

Glossary of RFID-Related Terms

A glossary of terms related to RFID technology.

Waste Trimmed Away!

As a 30-year veteran of the printing and converting industry, Mike Felitti proudly describes Labels & Systems, his four-year-old narrow web label company, as a "lean, mean printin’ machine." And he’s got the numbers to prove it.

Narrow Web New Products

Narrow web new products from: Arpeco, Cargill Dow, Printco, FLEXcon, Bunting Magnetics, AirTrim, and Global Vision North America.

RFID: Beyond the Mandate

Today’s challenge for the converting executive is to build a business case and strategy around meeting customer requirements for automatic identification of inventory and allied assets using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. This challenge is unique because some suppliers are being required to supply RFID-enabled pallets and cases while others are not.

Rotary Screen Printings Contribution to RFID

RFID production certainly has come a long way in the last few years—but a number of technological jumps are necessary before RFID tags can be used at product level.

Rotary Screen Printing's Contribution to RFID, Part 2

RFID production certainly has come a long way in the last few years - but a number of technological jumps are necessary before RFID tags can be used at product level. For progress to be made, it is paramount for all in the value chain to work together and show how they can contribute.

Narrow Web What's New

Narrow web new products from: Axion CodeMaster, Computer Productivity Services, Omet, Tailored Solutions, and Comco.

Profit for Printers

Full-day seminars sponsored by ANI Printing Inks covered trends in the narrow web market.

Mission: Accomplished

Multilabel takes this confident stance with an impressive portfolio of prime labels from which to choose. Opening its doors in Argentina in 1992, the converter has expanded to provide pressure-sensitive and in-mold labels to a host of markets including food, promotional, and security.

Narrow Web Reporter

Narrow web news from: Gidue, Stratus Packaging, Nilpeter, Texas Barcode Systems, Avery Dennison Retail Information Services, Lamart Corp., NorthStar Print Group, Latran, and Jetrion.

Coating & Laminating Special Report, Part 3

Dr. William Llewellyn looks at the potentially dynamic marketplace in Asia.

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