AlpVision Anti-Counterfeiting Technologies for Packaging and Labelling

Alpvision

Benefits of Solutions and Services

Effective Against Counterfeiting: Cryptoglyph & Fingerprint

  • Covert brand protection solutions are very effective against counterfeiting
  • Because they are invisible, they are highly secure against copying
  • Likewise, because they do not require any additional consumables, they can be simple and low cost to implement
  • Finally, because they do not impact product design, they do not require any regulatory approval and can be applied in-house

Seamless Integration

  • AlpVision’s product authentication and counterfeit protection solutions are developed with brand owners’ existing operations and facilities in mind, and customized to meet their unique anti-counterfeiting needs
  • As AlpVision’s digital authentication solutions require no visible markings, no additional consumables, no special reading devices, and no changes to the production process, they are designed to seamlessly integrate manufacturers’ existing production lines and thus have the best security to price ratio on the market.

Think Marketing!

  • In addition to providing instant positive authentication, AlpVision’s mobile authentication solution allows brand owners to connect with and market directly to experts in the field, supply chain agents and consumers through market studies, product releases and news, promotional discounts and upcoming events

 

AlpVision is a leading supplier of digital anti-counterfeiting solutions that are ideal to protect large volumes of primary and secondary packaging and labels. Regular smartphones are used to authenticate products instantly and without network connection.

AlpVision’s solutions are used to protect each year more than ten billion branded products for fast-moving consumer goods (FMGC) manufacturers, in particular for the pharmaceutical and tobacco industries.

Invisible marking technology using standard varnish: Cryptoglyph

Cryptoglyph in an invisible security feature using only standard varnish and standard industrial printing processes (rotogravure, flexography, offset). Applied during the normal printing process, this technology can be used on packaging, label, blister, flexible, seal liner and metal.

Patterns of micro-dots, invisible to the naked eye can also be generated on the whole surface of the packaging or labelling using standard visible ink.

Invisible on-product technology: Fingerprint

Fingerprint invisible technology uses the microstructure of the product itself as security feature. No extra implementation or production costs are added. This technology can be used on plastic or metal products, for example flip off caps.

Visible security technology for packaging and tamper-evident labels

Smart Embossing is a visible security feature with a metallic look. It can be directly integrated in the packaging or added in form of a normal or tamper-evident label.

Cost-effective covert security for packaged goods

The covert security feature is produced without any change in the production process or any alteration of the production speed, resulting in no extra production costs.

Anti-counterfeiting software

Under the Krypsos™ brand, AlpVision provides licences for a comprehensive range of software solutions that help combat counterfeiting on a worldwide scale, uncovering any signs of market diversion and allowing the product manufacturer full access to monitor activities. In addition, anti-counterfeiting solutions from AlpVision meet US health authority regulations for pharmaceutical products.

Covert marking detection using software and standard imaging devices

Detection of covert marking can be carried out by a standard office scanner or a smartphone. A ‘genuine or fake’ reading can be achieved from capturing a small sample of the label.

This is a simple security procedure that can be performed anywhere by an authorised party without requiring any specific training.

About AlpVision’s anti-counterfeiting business

AlpVision is the world’s leader in digital invisible technologies for product authentication and counterfeit protection. In 2001, AlpVision invented a breakthrough authentication technology, widely used today by Forbes 2000 companies. AlpVision reached profitability in 2003 and has grown steadily ever since.

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Press Release

WCO Announces that AlpVision is Now IPM Connected

The World Customs Organization (WCO) was host to the 7th Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy, held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 24-26 April.

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From Branding to Protection

This document outlines exactly what the European Commission's revised Tobacco Products Directive means for brand owners.

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Rue du Clos 12

CH-1800 Vevey

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Switzerland

+41 21 948 6464 +41 21 948 6465 www.alpvision.com

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28 March 2017

AlpVision has announced the release of its first overt, consumer verifiable, security feature.

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28 July 2016

AlpVision has signed a distribution contract for its Cryptoglyph® technology with Japanese IT and consulting service provider, Information Services International-Dentsu Ltd (ISID).

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1 May 2013

The World Customs Organization (WCO) was host to the 7th Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy, held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 24-26 April.

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15 April 2013

Members of the media are invited to a briefing on AlpVision's breakthrough mobile authentication solution for pharmaceutical anti-counterfeiting at INTERPHEX 2013.

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25 March 2013

Named one of Global Identification's Top 25 Suppliers of anti-counterfeiting and product security technologies, AlpVision will participate for a fifth consecutive year in INTERPHEX 2013, the leading annual pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical trade show.

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26 February 2013

AlpVision recently joined the Petroleum Packaging Council, an association providing technical leadership and education to the petroleum packaging industry.

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15 January 2013

AlpVision is to participate for a second year in IP Protect Expo, an annual networking space for the worldwide intellectual property and brand protection community.

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3 October 2012

AlpVision will exhibit at PACK EXPO 2012 and showcase its iPhone application for instant product authentication and counterfeit protection.

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25 July 2012

The Imaging Supplies Coalition (ISC) estimates that the worldwide distribution of counterfeit consumable supplies, such as toner and inkjet cartridges, amounts to approximately 4% to 5% of total revenue or between $3.5bn and $4bn annually.

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15 May 2012

AlpVision and Nolato Medical announce a new partnership to establish collaborative activities to protect primary plastic packaging against counterfeiting.

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10 April 2012

According to the world customs organisation, the impact of the counterfeit goods traffic on the global economy is becoming greater every year.

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4 December 2011

AlpVision has made a big step forward in providing mobility for on-the-fly 'Genuine or Fake' verification of moulded parts with an iPhone4 mobile device.

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30 November 2011

At World Tobacco Expo 2011 in Munich, 8-10 November, AlpVision, the world's leader in digital invisible technologies for product authentication and counterfeit protection, will showcase its Cryptoglyph® invisible marking

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7 September 2008

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28 July 2008

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22 July 2008

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6 June 2008

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16 May 2008

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28 March 2008

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28 March 2008

At Bioplastics in Packaging - Interpack 2008, Innovia Films will be launching a new grade of NatureFlex™ film, NVR. NatureFlex is one of the market leading biodegradable and compostable flexible films for packaging and labels. NatureFlex NVR belongs to the second generation of Inno

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Regional Offices

AlpVision SA

Rue du Clos 12

CH-1800 Vevey

Other

Switzerland

+41 21 948 6464 +41 21 948 6465 www.alpvision.com
AlpVision North America Regional Office

Willis (Sears) Tower

233 South Wacker Dr., 84th Floor

Chicago, IL 60606

United States of America

+1 312 283 8260 +1 312 283 8261
AlpVision

Building 3, No. 526

3rd East Fute Road, Room A301

Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone

Shanghai 200131

China

+86 21 2076 5516

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