Tag Archives: hologram

Analysis

Coded holograms: keeping the supply chain secure

31 Mar 2014

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Everyone involved in the goods supply chain – manufacturers, distributors, consumers, taxation and government authorities – has learnt the value of security holograms and will be reassured by their presence on products and/or the packaging, recognising the benefits they provide. However, as coding and serialisation becomes mandated in various countries for products such as medicines [...]

Corporate

UN campaign targets counterfeit goods

28 Jan 2014

Ian Lancaster, IHMA

The trade body representing the global hologram industry has welcomed a new United Nations campaign aimed at tackling the problem of counterfeit goods.
The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) says that the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) ?Counterfeit: Don?t buy into organised crime? initiative will boost awareness but is again taking the opportunity [...]

Analysis

EU report confirms toy counterfeiting is not child’s play

20 Aug 2013

Ian Lancaster, IHMA

New statistics revealing the impact of counterfeit toys on the EU have highlighted the threat posed to children’s safety by unscrupulous criminals, says the trade body representing the global hologram industry.
 
That’s the message from the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), which is urging manufacturers to review and, if necessary, redouble their brand protection and authentication [...]

Analysis

International standard may give some protection against counterfeits

21 Jan 2013

Ian Lancaster, IHMA

There will be significant developments in 2013 as producers get to grips with ISO 12931, doctor stuff cialis the first international standard to provide guidance on protecting products from counterfeits, site and predicts the trade body representing the global hologram industry.
Ian Lancaster, the general secretary of the International Hologram Manufacturers [...]

Opinions

Next to nothing being done to stop cigarette smuggling

10 Dec 2012

According to the consulting company Almares, cialis sale some 7.5bn of the 51bn cigarettes smoked in Poland every year come from smuggling or avoid paying duty in some other means.  At the same time, ed revenues from tobacco were down in Q3 2012.  Problems to which the packaging industry has solutions, but there [...]

Corporate

International standard for holograms welcomed by industry body

9 Oct 2012

Ian Lancaster2 IHMA

The trade body representing the global hologram industry has welcomed the first international standard to provide guidance for businesses on protecting their products from counterfeits.
 
ISO 12931 covers ?Performance criteria for authentication solutions used to combat counterfeiting of material goods? and will bring significant benefits to the hologram industry, cialis sale says the International Hologram [...]

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