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The long-awaited July 2019 revision to DotCode—the barcode symbology adopted for track-and-trace by key manufacturers in the tobacco industry because of its ability to be applied at speeds of more than 1,000 codes per minute—m


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The pharmaceutical industry is knee-deep in transitioning to new product identification requirements for its commercial drugs, with a majority of companies still laboring to achieve compliance with Phase 2 of the 2013 Drug Sup


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An introduction to the GS1 barcode and explanation of why and how it is used.


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Supply Chain Services is an award winning provider of barcode data collection solutions.

AML

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Our goal is to provide sensible solutions for mission critical activities, to improve efficiency and productivity, and to make barcode data collection applications worry-free.


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In 2015 Videojet has made a strong push toward meeting serialization needs, from compliance marking to value-added coding.


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A pilot program employing GS1 Data Matrix codes yields “positive results.”

Bar codes are being used to transform the vaccine supply chain in Tanzania.


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An incorrect bar code on a drug's primary container has lead to a recall.


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Over the years, PMP News has been tracking the need for product coding at item levels.

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Bar codes have made a difference in healthcare, but they have materialized slowly on unit-of-use packages.

 


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Scanner and verifier manufacturers, pharmaceutical labelers who print, and users who scan GS1 DataBar Limited on unit-dose packaging are affected.

By George Wright IV, Product identification & Processing Systems, In


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Changes introduced to meet evolving GS1 and supply chain requirements simplify and adapt case pack labels for serialization and 2-D scanning technology.

By George Wright IV, Product Identification & Processing Syste


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The Global Trade Item Number is the fundamental product identification key in the GS1 System.

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The mysterious encoded-but-invisible Group Separator character is revealed.

By George Wright IV, 
Product Identification & Processing Systems Inc.

 


The long-awaited July 2019 revision to DotCode—the barcode symbology adopted for track-and-trace by key manufacturers in the tobacco industry because of its ability to be applied at speeds of more than 1,000 codes per minute—makes one expert...


The pharmaceutical industry is knee-deep in transitioning to new product identification requirements for its commercial drugs, with a majority of companies still laboring to achieve compliance with Phase 2 of the 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security...


An introduction to the GS1 barcode and explanation of why and how it is used.


In 2015 Videojet has made a strong push toward meeting serialization needs, from compliance marking to value-added coding. Their recently released Wolke m600 oem is a thermal ink jet printing solution that combines the strengths of the Wolke m600...


A pilot program employing GS1 Data Matrix codes yields “positive results.”

Bar codes are being used to transform the vaccine supply chain in Tanzania.

In 2011, the World Health Organization’s Vaccine Presentation and Packaging Advisory...


An incorrect bar code on a drug's primary container has lead to a recall.

Hospira Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Magnesium Sulfate in 5% Dextrose, Inj., USP, 10 mg/mL (NDC: 0409-6727-23, Lot 42-120-JT, Expiry 1DEC2015) to the user...


Over the years, PMP News has been tracking the need for product coding at item levels. In “Cutting Edge Coders” from the October 1995 issue, for instance, then features editor Jennifer Reid Holman wrote that “the latest computer-operated...

Bar codes have made a difference in healthcare, but they have materialized slowly on unit-of-use packages.

 

On October 7, 2012, the bar code celebrated its 60th anniversary. And while PMP News is only celebrating its 20th...


Scanner and verifier manufacturers, pharmaceutical labelers who print, and users who scan GS1 DataBar Limited on unit-dose packaging are affected.

By George Wright IV, Product identification & Processing Systems, Inc.
...


Changes introduced to meet evolving GS1 and supply chain requirements simplify and adapt case pack labels for serialization and 2-D scanning technology.

By George Wright IV, Product Identification & Processing Systems Inc.
...


The Global Trade Item Number is the fundamental product identification key in the GS1 System. Uniqueness at every level of packaging is essential…and soon.

We hear a lot these days about sunrise dates in the global GS1 System of product...


The mysterious encoded-but-invisible Group Separator character is revealed.

By George Wright IV, 
Product Identification & Processing Systems Inc.

 

Things are not always what they seem. Many bar code application standards...


By George Wright

Introduced more than 15 years ago to provide a convenient migration path for companies converting from the Health Industry Bar Code (HIBC) Supplier Labeling Standard to the global GS1 System of product identification and bar...


For years, users of linear bar codes have been able to do something 2-D bar codes users haven’t—confirm the accuracy of bar code verification systems through the use of a Calibrated Conformance Standard Test Card (CCSTC). These cards can be used...


The GS1 General Specification requires the use of FNC1 but the transmitted data are the same if GS (Group Separator) is encoded instead. Does it really matter?

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AML

Our goal is to provide sensible solutions for mission critical activities, to improve efficiency and productivity, and to make barcode data collection applications worry-free.

We believe there is more to buying a product, than just the...


Supply Chain Services is an award winning provider of barcode data collection solutions. Supply Chain Services delivers barcode scanning, rugged mobile computing, and barcode printing equipment, as well as Managed Mobile Services to support...

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