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.
Packaging equipment supplier Uhlmann announced it approved Domino’s full coding and marking range, which allows for manufacturers to integrate both system solutions into their lines and meet track and trace requirements for upcoming anti-counterfeiting legislation, reports Domino.
Combining serialization, tamper evidence sealing, and process monitoring components into one system, Mettler-Toledo Pharmacontrol Electronic (PCE) unveiled its new XMV-TE system, aimed to help pharmaceutical companies comply with the specifications of the EU Directive 2011/62/EU governing protection against falsification. According to the company, the machine can be integrated into new and existing lines, and it can also be networked with data management systems.
The Steering Committee of the Open Serialization Communication Standard Working Group (Open-SCS) addressed compliance to healthcare counterfeiting regulations recently by announcing the accelerated development of an industrial interoperability standard and associated requirements templates for release by the end of 2015. The scope of work products focuses on healthcare packaging serialization interoperability across the plant’s equipment, systems, and between the supply chain systems.
Adents, a provider of deployable serialization and track-and-trace software solutions for the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries, has opened its first location in the United States in Princeton, NJ. The opening comes just months after Adents, which is headquartered near Paris, debuted its first North American subsidiary in Montreal.
By the end of 2015, the company expects to have approximately 50 North American personnel, according to a company press release.