Loftware Blog / Regulatory

by Guenther Martin, on October 10, 2019

The EU MDR and IMDR regulations are approaching implementation. The European Union is rapidly approaching the implementation date for a new set of regulations, the EU Medical Device Regulations, designed to standardize …

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Topics:Medical DevicesHealthcareRegulatoryTrack & TraceabilityGS1UDI

by Joe Farrell, on October 1, 2019

What are the regulations around medical device labeling around the world? Medical device labeling is one of the essential processes that goes into producing equipment for the health care sector …

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Topics:Medical DevicesHealthcareRegulatoryTrack & TraceabilityGS1UDI

by Dalton Litzelman, on August 21, 2019

Have you been struggling with regulatory forces when dealing with Enterprise Labeling? Maybe you're dealing with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding consumer safety labels. If you work within …

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by Dalton Litzelman, on August 6, 2019

In today’s business environment, meeting the needs of your customers is crucial to success. Many companies have a vast customer base that require unique information on their labels. Whether you're …

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by Laura Johnson, on February 4, 2019

Manufacturing speed and flexibility upgrades are welcome in all industries. Sometimes, though, the pharmaceutical sector is left behind when other fields sprint ahead into advanced processes. The latest innovation making …

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Topics:PharmaceuticalsSupply ChainRegulatoryManufacturingTrack & Traceability

by Jackie Steele, on November 27, 2018

Labeling regulations always change. Getting regulatory compliance right is one of the most important product manufacturing concerns, regardless of industry. A mistake or misalignment with rules can lead to costly …

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Topics:RegulatoryFood & BeverageArtwork Management

by Jackie Steele, on October 25, 2018

What's the key to saving money in labeling-related processes? Some manufacturing process costs are simply unavoidable and can't be reduced any further. Beyond these bedrock expenses associated with producing finished …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryManufacturingLogisticsArtwork Management

by Laura Johnson, on July 9, 2018

Medical device labeling requirements around the world are intensifying. As regulations continue to go into effect around the world, compliant and up-to-date medical device labeling has become an essential element …

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Topics:Medical DevicesRegulatoryTrack & Traceability

by Craig Hodgson, on June 15, 2018

Last week’s GS1 Connect event held in blazing hot Phoenix brought together hundreds of key influencers and decision makers from Foodservice, Healthcare, Retail Grocery and Apparel to discuss latest trends …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryFood & Beverage

by Maureen Perroni, on June 1, 2018

Manufacturing and transportation of food are more closely monitored than before. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has periodically revised the acceptable standards for manufacturers and sellers of foods and …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryLabelingFood & Beverage

by Maureen Perroni, on June 1, 2018

Getting into compliance with regulations is part of a general supply chain modernization strategy. While relevant regulations and specific practices may differ from one industry to another, there are a …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryLabeling

by Craig Hodgson, on May 31, 2018

Heading to GS1 Connect next week in Phoenix? This annual event brings together key influencers and decision makers from Foodservice, Healthcare, Retail Grocery and Apparel to network and participate in …

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Topics:PharmaceuticalsMedical DevicesSupply ChainRegulatoryFood & BeverageArtwork Management

by Craig Hodgson, on May 18, 2018

Blockchain. Machine learning. IoT. There’s a lot of buzz around these technologies and how they’ll transform the supply chain. However, you and your trading partners must be ultra-efficient today. GS1 …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryLabelingFood & Beverage

by Craig Hodgson, on May 11, 2018

Labels continue to play a critical role in the safe testing, manufacturing, distribution and use of medical devices worldwide. Not only must they comply with a range of regulatory requirements …

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Topics:Medical DevicesRegulatory

by Craig Hodgson, on May 4, 2018

Just as you’ve come to grips with the FDA’s Unique Device Identification (UDI) system, along comes the European Union’s version—and a new set of labeling requirements. The EU’s recently published …

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Topics:Medical DevicesRegulatoryLabeling