Polytij Africa Anti-Counterfeiting Technology
Issued by Polytij Africa - Apr 5th, 14:40
Polytij Africa now offers inks focused purely on providing exporters with globally unique, custom designed solutions that protect the company brands from counterfeit, substitution and other fraudulent actions.
We utilise innovative HP thermal POLYtij UV invisible non-porous & POLYtrust HACCP edible food grade inks, combined with encrypted QR codes or even OCR text, real-time smartphone app combined with a website authentication.
POLYtrust anti-counterfeit solutions are fully editable via a background dashboard enabling customers to develop professional websites featuring company overviews, provenance information and even large databases for product authentication. Offering the ability to protect Food, Packaging and Luxury items such as clothing, shoes, and sunglasses.
Our POLYtrust ® edible HP thermal inkjet inks offer a unique and extremely low-cost method of printing real-time and product information onto fruit & vegetables. Covert and overt options are available. The dyes used in POLYtrust ® edible invisible inks can be found in virtually every food pantry in the world! At less than 50ppm there is no detectable taste and can be washed off the fruit with water prior to eating. POLYtrust ® edible HP thermal inkjet inks offer organic suppliers less risk and maximum reward when marking organic fruit & vegetables.
POLYtrust ® visible and invisible inks are the first edible HP inks containing revolutionary FDA approved food grade solvents, resins & edible dyes. This means POLYtrust ® visible and invisible inks offer "transportable" adhesion and rub resistance on a wide variety of fruit and vegetables. Growers and wholesalers now have the ability to print real-time information, logos and PLU number directly onto produce.
UV invisible inks contain polymer resins that can adhere to glass, metal and most plastics. Visible under blacklight, the ink offers a cost-effective and simple way to mark packaging and luxury items either with invisible text or a barcode.
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One of the most important aspects of the manufacturing process of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) in South Africa, is the use of high-quality coding and marking systems to provide full traceability for the manufacturer and authentic information for the end user.
The counterfeiting of pharmaceutical products is an enormous risk for consumers’ health and a major economic loss for the pharmaceutical industry. The safety of pharmaceutical products is a necessity for the final consumer and it requires an utmost control of the flow of products, from the manufacturing to the distribution.
Print Invisible, UV Light Readable. Product Security and Counterfeit Avoidance.
Counterfeit pharmaceuticals are a major problem for the proprietary pharmaceutical industry causing loss of revenues, damage reputations, and pose significant health risks to consumers, with the WHO estimating one million people die every year from counterfeit drugs. They also pose indirect costs to society as counterfeiting often supports organised crime.