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Advantages and Examples of Printed Smart Packaging

on 7/14/20 11:18 PM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Manufacturing Printing Smart Packaging
What if there was a way to ensure product quality and safety during shipping, prolong shelf life of perishable goods, and gather valuable data from your supply chain and consumers? It may all sound too good to be true – but in fact, it’s possible with smart packaging technology. The world of packaging has evolved beyond standard cardboard boxes and plastic containers. A rapidly growing market, the demand for smart packaging is expected to grow from $15.1 billion in 2016 to $23.7 billion by 2023.
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Protecting the Medical Supply Chain With Printed Temperature Indicators

on 7/9/20 10:59 PM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Printing Smart Packaging Printed Indicators
After years of R&D, multiple rounds of clinical trials, and a rigorous FDA approval process, a medical product has yet another daunting challenge before it can be used by a patient – surviving transportation. Due to the temperature sensitivity of many medical supplies, shipping around the world can be a logistical and financial burden. It’s estimated that 70% of leading pharmaceutical products require temperature-controlled transportation, and that 20% of products are ruined due to a broken cold chain.
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