Tracepack has a range of anti-counterfeiting inks available
Issued by Tracepack - Mar 26th, 16:09
Tracepack is the local supplier of an innovative range of thermal inkjet inks for porous, non-porous and direct food contact for Polytij thermal inkjet printers.
We offer an exclusive range of unique inks for our range of POLYtij ® HP thermal inkjet printers. Unlike most other HP thermal inkjet printer providers, our company offers an exclusive range of custom inks for the FMCG market.
POLYtrust ®: POLYtrust® visible and invisible inks are the World's first edible fruit & vegetable inkjet 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 Red: POLYtij® UV Invisible-Red® is a new generation thermal inkjet security ink suitable for printing on non-porous substrates ideal for security coding, especially on dark surfaces. POLYtij® UV Invisible-Red dries in less than one second and has excellent adhesion and rub resistance on glass metal and most plastics. The POLYtij® UV invisible red ink requires minimal maintenance has high printhead recoverability and is well suited for continuous printing applications. The POLYtij ® UV invisible ink has genuine potential to be used for a number of anti-counterfeit applications. In order to read the POLYtij ® UV invisible ink, you will need a UV torch rated at 365nm.
Pharmatij: Pharmatij ® Aqueous Special Black to Blue Security Ink. This new ink is a black aqueous ink which change to blue under a 360nm black light and prints onto kraft paper. Can be used for anti-counterfeit solutions in the tobacco and pharmaceutical industries as well as food companies seeking a secondary layer of fraud detection.
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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.