Monthly Archives: September 2012

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What Pharma Can Learn From Retail About RFID Tagging

The following is a guest post from Maurizio Turri, Executive Account Manager, Auto-ID Integration at SencorpWhite. Are pharmaceutical manufacturers finally ready to stop dragging their feet on item-level tagging for greater supply chain visibility? It’s about time, considering the increasing prevalence of counterfeit drugs worldwide  . . . not to mention that California’s e-pedigree requirements for prescription drugs will take effect on a staggered basis beginning January Read More →

Organic Produce and Other Niche Products Expand Market for Thermoformed Packaging

The 2012 Organic Market Report shows global sales of organic products remain strong despite the sluggish economy. In fact, another study found the total sales of organic products in the U.S. rose an estimated 15 to 20 percent in 2011. The growing popularity of organic foods, coupled with similar expansion of markets for other niche products and private label items for specialty food stores, means Read More →

What the NFL Can Teach Manufacturers About the Secure Management of High-Value Product

Q3 is winding to a close, and for me, that always signals the start of something big: football season. I’m a fan of college ball (Virginia Tech) and the NFL (Indianapolis), and that means over the next few months I’m going to enjoy watching two very talented quarterbacks, Logan Thomas (with the Hokies) and Andrew Luck (with the Colts). At the moment, Thomas’ year is Read More →

Ted Almon Discusses the Top Challenges to the Current US Healthcare System

Last month, SencorpWhite Holdings, LLC, parent of Sencorp, Inc. and White Systems, Inc., announced that Ted Almon was elected to serve on its Board of Directors. Ted is the Chairman and CEO of The Claflin Company, a leading independent healthcare distributor providing advanced logistics programs for hospitals.  He is also the Chairman of Claflin Medical Equipment Company which provides specialty medical equipment and biomedical repair Read More →