Thin Film Electronics ASA (Oslo, Norway), a global leader in NFC smart-packaging solutions using printed electronics, announced a partnership with Bedford Industries (Worthington (MN), USA), an innovative manufacturer of product ties, closures and identification tags. The two companies will integrate Thinfilm’s NFC SpeedTap technology into Bedford’s popular ElastiTag hang-tag product line to deliver turnkey intelligent packaging solutions to consumer brand companies of all sizes as well as the broader fast moving consumer goods market.
E Ink Holdings, a leading innovator of electronic ink technology, the direct patient care service provider of data science HTC Healthcare (both based in Taiwan) and the Italian pharmaceutical packaging company Palladio Group announced a collaboration to improve medication adherence by harnessing the healthcare segment of the Internet of Things (IoT).
Canadian-based Jones Packaging has entered into a commercial partnership with Thin Film Electronics from Norway, a global leader in printed electronics and smart systems. Together the companies will integrate Thinfilm’s NFC OpenSense technology into paperboard pharma packaging and establish key manufacturing processes for production on Jones’ high speed lines.