©Takeda Pharma Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG / vfa

©Takeda Pharma Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG / vfa

Firmly glued - for safer drug packaging

To the tune of 10% of drugs are counterfeits.

 © Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG / vfa

The Anti-Counterfeiting Directive 2011/62/EU requires a great deal of action from pharmaceutical product producers and packaging manufacturers. © Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG / vfa

Verify authenticity

The new European Directive 2011/62/EU will enter into full force in 2019.  © Merck KGaA / vfa

The new European Directive 2011/62/EU will enter into full force in 2019. © Merck KGaA / vfa

Glueing without getting stuck

In September 2015 the customs investigations office in Essen seized forged drugs worth  € 3.2 m.  © Merck KGaA / vfa

In September 2015 the customs investigations office in Essen seized forged drugs worth
€ 3.2 m. © Merck KGaA / vfa

When folding boxes have been opened this is easy to detect by the fibres torn from of the box surface. © Baumer hhs

When folding boxes have been opened this is easy to detect by the fibres torn from of the box surface. © Baumer hhs

© Baumer hhs

The so-called two-shot process combines hot and cold glue. The hot glue serves to quickly close the folding box while the cold glue ensures permanent, irreversible contact. © Baumer hhs

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