iGPS is offering what it claims is the world’s first pallet rental service to supply plastic pallets with embedded radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.
The global market for RFID products and services in the pharma industry will be worth $884m (€631m) in 2015, according to a report, but apprehensions about initial costs and return-on-investment need to be overcome.
The promise of genuine returns on investment, facilitated by
plummeting hardware costs, will fuel a dramatic growth surge in the
US market for radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in
pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution...
A UK-based technology company is part of a trio leading the way in
innovative supply chain solutions by combining real-time
temperature monitoring with a radio frequency identification (RFID)
tag for the pharmaceutical industry.
While technology cost and lack of a demonstrated return on
investment constitute the biggest barrier to adoption of radio
frequency identification (RFID) in the pharmaceutical industry, the
lack of a frequency standard runs these...
Millipore is launching the first in a line of filtration products
for the biopharmaceutical industry with embedded Radio Frequency
Identification (RFID) technology to facilitate record-keeping and
data transfer in the manufacturing...
The first radio frequency identification (RFID) tag that
authenticates, encrypts data and monitors product
temperature hit the shelves last week, aimed specifically at
protecting the pharmaceutical supply chain.
Packaging giant Rexam has fixed a radio frequency identification
(RFID) chip in pharmaceutical bottles in response to Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) recommendations to make use of the technology
to track products through the supply...
A new radio frequency identification (RFID) chip has been developed
by Pliant and IBM that can not only track drug products through the
supply chain but also identify when a product has been tampered