RFID tags that can be sterilized

Product safety and sterilization standards are in the forefront of every manufacturing company’s mind. Pharmaceutical companies must adhere to stringent sterilization and safety standards. What if… What if you could attach or embed a tag or label to every single asset you had that would track everything about the item from creation until you were…

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Simplifying Barcodes

Simplifying Barcodes by Connecting Inventory Logic with Custom Order Specs — Custom (or Make-to Order) manufacturers, sometimes called “Jobbers”, typically produce a wide variety of products with different dimensions, colors, sizes and other features.  We can connect the commonalities in these variations with “license-plate” tracking barcodes to an item or a container, such as a…

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Accurate Barcode Labeling

The Problem: An increasingly important part of making products is to ensure that the product packaging and shipping containers have the correct barcode labels to meet customer requirements — which requires an accurate barcode labeling process. Failure to do so can result in your customer rejecting the shipment or imposing financial penalties. It used to be…

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Track WIP With Tools and Equipment

Three Simple Ways to Use Barcode Scanning to Track WIP with tools and equipment you already have. “I used to have 6 products running in my plant for weeks on end. Now, at any one time, I have 400 different products running through 25 different work centers in my shop with an average delivery time of a…

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Barcodes vs. RFID

Which is the Best Solution for Work-in-Progress (WIP) tracking? One of the questions that I am frequently asked is, “Barcodes vs. RFID: Should I use Barcodes or RFID to track my work in process?” The Merits of Manual (barcode) and Automatic (RFID) Tracking In this white paper we explore the relative merits of bar code and…

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Small Batch Pharmaceutical Drug Manufacturers

Low Cost Compliance with DSCSA Serialization Requirements for Small Batch Pharmaceutical Drug Manufacturers When we think about pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging, I think we have this perception that the “big pharmaceutical companies” have deep resources, tremendous infrastructure and have all the resources in the world to comply with FDA regulations, new GS1 standards and DSCSA…

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labeling thousands of pipettes and ampoules

At PaladinID, we create barcode labels for specific applications.  As we’re seeing BioTech and Bio Med industries expand with barcode verification and authentication, we wanted to share this Case Study by Microscan where they face the challenges of labeling thousands of pipettes and ampoules.   In the laboratory environment, handling multiple pipettes and amoules, there…

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eliminate errors in food package labeling

At PaladinID, we create labels for specific applications that may eliminate errors in food package labeling.  As we’re seeing the Food & Beverage industry expand with barcode verification and authentication, we wanted to share this Case Study by Microscan. Error-Proofing Food Packaging Processes —A BARCODE CASE STUDY Often, as food manufacturers look to develop quick…

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Optical Character Recognition for Barcodes

Barcode Reading goes to a new level in Pharmaceutical Packaging Microscan’s partner, Industrielle Sensorsysteme Wichmann (ISW) GmbH has been decoding Data Matrix symbols, reading text with Optical Character Recognition (OCR), or performing product inspection with machine vision with high-performance, turnkey automation solutions for over 20 years. We wanted to feature this Microscan Vision Select Partner,…

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