Webinar to tackle challenges of barcode quality in pharmaceutical supply chain

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Drug News
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Presented by Vantage Consulting Group and Domino Printing, 'GS1 DataMatrix Barcode Grading Webinar' takes place Wednesday, June 14

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent US and EU serialization mandates have introduced the GS1 DataMatrix

barcode symbology into a much wider role in the pharmaceutical supply chain. While linear barcodes have served as identifiers for SKU- and lot-specific information, the more compact GS1 DataMatrix is now being used as the designated carrier for the greater amounts of data needed to authenticate and track each bottle and carton of prescription drug product. As the role of the DataMatrix has expanded, so has the need to read it consistently and reliably throughout the supply chain.

WHAT: The GS1 DataMatrix Barcode Grading Webinar. It will cover key topics around barcode grading: What it is, when to do it, and how key variables can ultimately affect a barcode grade.

WHO: Vantage Consulting Group, a trusted manufacturing automation expert, and Domino Printing, a global provider of industrial printing. Speakers include Vantage Portfolio Directors Rob Magee, John Capants and Frank Guthrie; and Paul Hammond, Domino Printing's Sector Development Manager for the pharmaceutical industry.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT.

WHERE: Online. Register here to attend.


    • How is the GS1 DataMatrix graded?
    • Where and when can grading take place?
    • How do different printing technologies and substrates affect grading?
    • In-depth Q&A with Vantage and Domino presenters.

About Domino Domino is the leading business within Domino Printing Sciences plc. Founded in 1978, the company has established a global reputation for the development and manufacture of coding, marking and printing technologies, as well as its worldwide aftermarket products and customer services. Today, Domino offers one of the most comprehensive portfolios of complete end-to-end coding solutions spanning primary, secondary and tertiary applications designed to satisfy the compliance and productivity requirements of manufacturers. These include innovative ink jet, laser, print & apply and thermal transfer overprinting technologies that are deployed for the application of variable and authentication data, bar codes and unique traceability codes onto product and packaging, across many industrial sectors, including food, beverage, pharmaceutical and industrial products. For further information on Domino, please visit www.domino-printing.com

About Vantage Consulting Group Vantage Consulting Group is a focused manufacturing solutions provider helping pharmaceutical and food companies deliver safer, higher quality products. It solves complex manufacturing automation problems ? including vision inspection, serialization and packaging ? by providing end-to-end expertise that spans strategic guidance, design, implementation and validation. Capital projects are consistently delivered more effectively, quickly and at less cost because of the company's deep industry expertise and proven methodology. Headquartered in Hillsborough, NJ, Vantage also operates centers of excellence in Berlin, Germany and San Juan, Puerto Rico. For more information, please visit www.vantage-cg.com.

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/webinar-to-tackle-challenges-of-barcode-quality-in-pharmaceutical-supply-chain-300470292.html

SOURCE Vantage Consulting Group

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