FMN | December 12th, 2016

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December 12, 2016

Vol. 18 No. 25

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Anti-Counterfeiting Efforts Climb by Greg Kishbaugh

Registration Opens For ICE USA Registration is now open for ICE USA, the International Converting Exhibition, in Orlando, Florida, April 25-27, 2017. ICE USA brings more than 250 exhibitors together with thousands of packaging, paper, non- woven and self-adhesive industry professionals. Manufacturers will showcase their latest equipment and technology from all key areas of converting like web coating, lami- nating, slitting, rewinding, coating, pouch making and many more. ICE USA 2017 will mark the fourth show in the Americas. Co-Location ICE USA show highlights includes complimentary access to the co-lo- cated InPrint USA, the Industrial Print Show showcasing industrial print technology for advanced pack- aging and manufacturing, as well as industry educational sessions for all levels of experience. The show also offers complimen- tary one-on-one consultations with its “Ask the Experts” Program team

C ounterfeiting of products in the consumer goods arena is predicted to continue its upward trend in coming years. So, too, is growth in the anti-counterfeiting market established to combat this seemingly unstoppable trajectory. Counterfeiting is predicted to increase three percent per year


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worldwide for the foreseeable future, according to a new Brand Protection Market Research report released from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. In response to the continued threat of counterfeiting, the anti- counterfeiting market is expected to grow at Compound Annu- al Growth Rates ranging from 12.8 to 16 percent. The growth of the global anti-counterfeiting market will outpace the over- all combined market segment growth of food, beverage and (Cont’d on Page 12)

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