Microscan, a global leader in technology for precision data acquisition and control solutions, announces that its C-mount design QX Hawk barcode imager has won a 2012 Ringier Technology Innovation Award in the Packaging Industry category. Microscan’s Weijiang Song accepted the award during a ceremony in Shanghai. This event was co-organized by Ringier Trade Media and its magazine International Packaging News for China, together with ProPak China 2012.
No national requirement for pharmaceutical track and trace has materialized to supersede California’s 2015 law, and Unique Device Identification has just been proposed in draft form.
With U.S. mandates slowly emerging, pharmaceutical and medical device companies should consider business needs as they prepare for unique product coding, GS1 representatives urge. The identification standards organization promotes its systems for standardizing product identification throughout the supply chain.
A national system for pharmaceutical track and trace did not materialize during congressional agreement on "The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act of 2012." The bill reauthorizes the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), and legislators had been debating additional language that would have put a national drug track-and-trace system into motion.
By David Vaczek, Senior Editor
With buy in from all pharma supply chain sectors, the RxTEC Act provides a model for automated lot-level tracking.
With the RxTEC Act, pharmaceutical supply chain members are proposing a phased-in approach to track-and-trace with a federal law imposing uniform requirements on all states.
rfXcel Corporation, the leading provider of production-proven ePedigree and Track and Trace Systems, today announced the rfXcel Traceability Portal, the first of its kind. The system is available immediately and has recently been deployed at over one thousand clinics nationwide.
Delta Air Lines has inked an exclusive marketing agreement with OnAsset Intelligence, a provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless asset tracking solutions, enabling Delta Cargo customers to view GPS location information on deltacargo.com, Delta reported.
Users will be able to track and trace cargo in transit across the Delta and Delta Connection fleet, which operates more than 5000 daily flights to more than 340 destinations, 61 countries and six continents. Cargo status can be viewed on a customized Web page.