A new white paper from Axon, a division of Pro Mach, describes the evolution of various types of tamper evident packaging and then focuses on recent developments in tamper evident band technology.
In 1982, seven Chicago area residents lost their lives
after ingesting Tylenol that had been laced with potassium cyanide. Nearly 27
years later, in February 2009, a Florida woman was arrested after grocery store
shoppers witnessed her injecting fluids into jars of baby food. In between
these incidents, numerous instances of human and pet food recalls and stories
in the media about the potential for terror attacks on food supplies have made
the public ever more vigilant about food/drug safety and tampering.
A new white paper from Axon, a division of Pro Mach,
describes the evolution of various types of tamper evident packaging and then
focuses on recent developments in tamper evident band technology. These include
the all-in-one shrink label and tamper band solution; new, thinner materials
for cost savings and greater sustainability; new applications, including
clamshells and deli trays; and today’s higher throughput machines that reduce
“Along with these developments, tamper evident bands
remain the most versatile of tamper resistant solutions because of the ability
of films to be used on large, small or odd-shaped packaging,” says the white
paper’s author George Albrecht, vice president of sales for the Raleigh,
N.C.-based company. “Furthermore, tamper bands are trusted and preferred by
The white paper on new developments in tamper evident band
FOR DOWNLOADon the Axon Web site under the White Papers section.