TraceLink Inc. announced an SAP Migration Kit for all pharmaceutical manufacturers that must replace legacy Auto-ID Infrastructure (AII) and Object Event Repository (OER) systems from SAP to achieve regulatory compliance in multiple countries.
Pharmaceutical contract packager PCI announced it will share its “FlexLine” Serialization technology at Pharma Expo in Las Vegas Sept. 28-30. It is being held in conjunction with the PMMI Pack Expo Las Vegas. PCI will be located at booth 810.
Healthcare legislation, such as the U.S. Drug Quality and Security Act and the European Union Falsified Medicines Directive, has created the necessity for global traceability solutions to better trace manufactured product, help stamp out counterfeit pharmaceuticals, and protect global consumer health. In response, Wolke by Videojet has developed a new printing technology specifically for track and trace applications, supporting the packaging line OEMs and integrators that supply turnkey hardware and software for these mandated serialization projects.
Adents, a provider of versatile and deployable serialization and track-and-trace software solutions for the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries, has hired James M. Cummings as vice president of its Americas division.
A 30-year veteran of B2B systems sales, Cummings will be overseeing Adents’ operations in the Americas. His new role comes in addition to his previous responsibilities of setting up and managing a partner network to support the company’s entry into North and South America, according to the company.
Real time system automation and compliance company Xyntek, Inc., announced the release of two mobile solutions for serialization planning and packaging line support: the SA and PLS applications.
Xyntek SA is a complete cloud and mobile app for global serialization assessment needs. According to the company, it executes initial assessments, gathers, and maintains up-to-date critical inventory information and data about packaging lines and distributes the information into a centralized repository for serialization project planning.
Within the pharmaceutical industry, as well as most other markets, counterfeiting has become everyone’s problem, as stated earlier this year by Pfizer’s director of global security at Pharmapack North America.
Serialization and track-and-trace software provider Adents will introduce its Pharma Suite serialization software to the United States market at Pack Expo Las Vegas Sept. 28-30 at booth S-7652. Known in Europe, the company recently opened a U.S. office in Princeton, NJ, as it continues to make inroads into the North American pharmaceutical sector.
Three pharmaceutical industry veterans with 80 years-combined experience were added to the growing life sciences roster at TraceLink Inc.
The three – Elizabeth Waldorf, Michael Ventura, and Marcel Zutter – have deep expertise in global serialization, product traceability, and supply chain transformation, and they are the latest to join a growing TraceLink team of 153 employees, which has increased by more than 80 percent since Jan. 1.
SSI Schaefer announced it has developed an automated solution, the SSI Order Verifier, to verify and document orders prior to shipping. The move is in response to the Drug Supply Chain Security Act and the new FDA regulations mandating distribution of pharmaceutical products require high-speed camera-based scanning, integrated with automated labeling to track and trace shipments.