Fight against product piracy: 3S Simons Security Systems GmbH at FachPack 2013
Counterfeit protection for the packaging industry
The fight against rampant product piracy plays a crucial role in the packaging industry, in particular when it comes to packaging in the field of medical technology and pharmacy. For primary and secondary packaging there are many ways of protecting original products against counterfeiting across the entire production and logistics chain, while also ensuring legal certainty.
On the basis of SECUTAG®, 3S has developed several industry-specific solutions for the protection of all products that affect people's health or lives, helping users to unambiguously identify originals. The only device needed is a simple microscope with magnifying powers of 100x magnification. SECUTAG® serves as a deterrent to counterfeiters, reduces the costs of control in production and logistics and strengthens the corporate image of manufacturers as they can communicate their security strategy to the public. Moreover, the system supports the prevention of unjustified product liability claims and claims for compensation.
OTF security label provides protection against tampering and counterfeiting
3S has developed the OTF security label specifically designed to protect security-relevant devices and premium packaging used for quality products. This also ensures that online terminals used for cashless payment transactions, for example, are protected against tampering. The advantage of the new closure seal: It is based on Secure-ID® technology and can be completely removed without leaving any residue behind. In contrast to Void films, adhesive residues which might contaminate the protected device are thus avoided. This is particularly advantageous when using leased devices. Only a gentle push or a slight increase in temperature will cause the OTF security label to show number strings, logos or different visual elements so that any attempt to tamper with a device or packaging is instantly identified. Based on the counterfeit protection system SECUDATA®, micro colour code particles were also added to the label enabling identification of originals. This anti-forgery measure can be combined with traceability systems, such as data matrix or RFID.
SECUDATA®: Traceability must be tamper-resistant
Another major exhibition focus will be on the combination of traceability and counterfeit protection. Radio frequency identification (RFID) or data matrix are identification technologies that are suitable for logistics, however, they do not offer any counterfeit protection. RFID chips are not yet economically viable for mass application and they cannot be used for all materials; apart from that, they can be manipulated. And data matrix codes can now be forged easily.
This is why SECUDATA® combines the logistic advantages of traceability systems (e.g. data matrix and RFID) and counterfeit protection by means of micro colour codes. Both codes are conjointly applicable onto the product, its primary or secondary packaging, labels and closures. Thanks to the micro colour code both the traceability code and the product are protected against counterfeiting in a manner that cannot be legally contested. First, the traceability code is checked via databases; verification by means of the micro colour code then provides conclusive assurance. In this way, SECUDATA® ensures seamless protection of the entire flow of goods and materials, from the supplier and manufacturer to the distributor and end customer.
SECUPACK®: Counterfeit-proof packaging from all domains
With SECUPACK®, 3S has developed an industry solution specifically designed for the packaging industry offering legally binding counterfeit protection for primary and secondary packaging from all industries. Folded boxes, blisters, tubes and cans made of different materials are secured with SECUPACK® allowing them to be unambiguously identified as originals. The colour codes are applied onto the materials by different printing methods, directly added to the products or applied by means of a dispenser.
Complex changes to the manufacturing process are not required when applying the codes by means of a dispenser. This application can be integrated into existing production and supply chains in a simple way and at low cost (e.g. blister packaging lines). As a standard microscope is used for the authentication process, it is not necessary to provide a laboratory for analysis. High investment in expert staff and technical equipment as well as time-consuming verification processes are thus avoided.
3S Simons Security Systems GmbH
3S Simons Security Systems GmbH is an internationally renowned manufacturer of labelling systems for legally binding counterfeit protection. On the basis of the world's smallest micro colour codes SECUTAG®, 3S has developed several industry solutions against product piracy. They allow users to secure products, spare parts and accessories, tools, drugs, cosmetics, textile and sporting goods, lifestyle articles, art objects, primary and secondary packaging, quality and closure seals, pallets, documents, certificates and ERP data, among others. Moreover, 3S security solutions can be combined with traceability systems (such as data matrix or RFID) so that the entire production and supply chain is seamlessly protected against counterfeiting.
For more information about legally binding counterfeit protection, visit www.secutag.com
Dr. Christian Horn
Tel.: +49 (0) 721 / 46 47 29-0
Fax: +49 (0) 721 / 46 47 29-099
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release Fight against product piracy: 3S Simons Security Systems GmbH at FachPack 2013 here
News-ID: 265208 • Views: 2684
More Releases from 3S Simons Security Systems GmbH
SECUPRODUCT: Legally binding counterfeit protection for mechanical and plant eng …
Nottuln, Germany, 3 March 2014. A counterfeit protection system must be quickly and cost-effectively integrated into existing production processes – this is the motto under which 3S Simons Security Systems GmbH presents its industry solutions at the Hannover Messe 2014. The focus is on the counterfeit protection SECUPRODUCT®, which enables the direct security of products, parts and components in mechanical and plant engineering as well as in the automotive and
PrintStars 2013: Bronze Award for 3S' security label
Nottuln, Germany, 17 October 2013. 3S Simons Security Systems GmbH received the Bronze Award in the "Packaging and Labelling" category at this year's PrintStars 2013 award ceremony. This prize was given to 3S in recognition of its outstanding OTF security label specifically developed to protect high security devices and premium packaging used for quality products and food. The security label also protects online terminals used for cashless payment transactions as
More Releases for SECUPACK®
Ultimate Chemicals® Featured in Manufacturing Marvels® on The Fox Business Net …
MOORE, OK., Oct. 8, 2021/ -- Ultimate Chemicals® Inc., an integrated manufacturer and supplier of chemicals and related services, is pleased to announce it will be showcased in a broadcast of Manufacturing Marvels® scheduled to air on October 14, 2021 at approximately 9:30-9:44 p.m. EST on The Fox Business Network® (FBN). Ultimate Chemicals has created their products to help restore surfaces to their optimum surface capability. Non-destructive to the surfaces to
Sunera Technologies, Inc Joins SAP® PartnerEdge® Delivering SAP® S/4HANA
Sunera Technologies, Inc Joins SAP® PartnerEdge® Delivering SAP® S/4HANA and Intelligent Enterprise to Manufacturing, Consumer Products, Higher education, and research, Industrial machinery and components, Life sciences and Automotive Industries Chicago, IL, June 10, 2020 – Sunera Technologies, Inc announced that it had joined the SAP® PartnerEdge® program as a Re-sell & Services partner, through which it will resell SAP solutions to midsize organizations in North America. Through this engagement, SuneraTech
Infosim® announces release of StableNet® 7.5
Würzburg/Austin/Singapore, October 26th, 2015 – Infosim®, the technology leader in automated Service Fulfillment and Service Assurance solutions, today announced the release of version 7.5 of its award-winning software suite StableNet® for Telco and Enterprise customers. StableNet® 7.5 provides a significant number of powerful new features, including: • Dynamic Rule Generation (DRG); a new and revolutionary Fault Management concept • REST interface supporting the new StableNet® iPhone (and upcoming Android) app • Highly customizable dashboard in both the
GRAMMY® Performers Receiving AnthroSpa Logic® Announced
CHICAGO, IL- February, 2011- The Performers at the 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards, who will receive AnthroSpa Logic®, a luxury, 100% natural spa skin care and body care line inspired by the science of anthropology have been announced. The unique skin care line combines beauty secrets from around world and will be included in the in the Official VIP “Gift Bag” for the event, which takes place on Feb. 13,
3S Simons Security Systems GmbH with SECUPACK at Scanpack 2009
3S Simons Security Systems GmbH present their new industry solution SECUPACK® for the first time at Scanpack 2009 at the stand of Heino Ilsemann GmbH, manufacturer of innovative packaging solutions and packaging lines. Both companies hereby establish an interesting and pioneering symbiosis for packaging and counterfeit-proof solutions for the industry. With SECUPACK®, 3S has developed a solution especially for the packaging industry offering legally binding counterfeit protection of primary and
American Megatrends Announces AMIBIOS®8 & Aptio®4.x Support for the Intel® Xe …
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - American Megatrends (AMI) is pleased to announce that its AMIBIOS®8 & Aptio®4.x products feature support for the new Intel® Xeon® 5500 Platform. The Intel® Xeon® 5500 platform combines the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series with the Intel® 5520 Chipset for embedded, storage, security and communications infrastructure applications in a wide range of form factors. There are four different processor options for this platform with seven year lifecycle support