Systech and Marchesini Showcase Integrated Serialisation Platform for Emerging European Requirements

By Systech International, PRNE
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

BRUSSELS, May 12, 2011 - Systech International(R), innovator of Packaging Execution Systems (PES),
and Marchesini Group, leader in labeling technology, today announced that
they are showcasing their integrated serialisation solution at Interpack in
Dusseldorf. The versatile serialisation offering is designed to fully comply
with the upcoming European Union pharmaceutical legislation.

Visitors will see a serialisation line operating as it would in a real
world scenario. This includes an application of a serialised 2D Data Matrix
bar code printed, verified and tracked fully compliant to GS1 standards. The
system is comprised of Systech's newly deployed e-Series vision solution,
Systech Advisor(R) line management solution running Systech Serialised
Product Tracking (SPT) ( and utilizing
Marchesini's BL400TT Labeler. This scalable platform has been deployed by
many leading global pharmaceutical manufacturers on hundreds of packaging

"The tight integration between Systech and Marchesini offers the
pharmaceutical packaging market with an elegant solution for Europe's
emerging serialisation requirements," said Joe Ringwood, COO, Systech
International. "Since the solution is replicable, manufacturers can quickly
and easily deploy it to multiple lines and plants, significantly reducing
design, maintenance, and training costs. What's more, the solution's
configurability minimizes the need for custom integration, making it easy to
implement and modify."

Additionally, the combined offering enables manufacturers to better
manage their total cost of ownership when responding to the vast number of
different regulatory mandates on the horizon.

"The partnership with Systech demonstrates our commitment to delivering a
solution that our customers require in this ever-evolving and increasingly
demanding pharmaceutical packaging landscape," said Piero Tomasi, Marchesini
Group S.p.A. "Manufactures can now invest in a solution to address current
coding requirements and if needed, easily scale to an array of packaging

Visitors to the show can see a live demonstration of the complete
solution at Marchesini's booth, located at Hall 8a/F05.

About Systech International

Systech International is an innovator of Packaging Execution Systems
(PES). Systech offers a suite of productized software that quickly gives
manufactures complete control over packaging processes along with the
actionable intelligence required to continuously improve performance. Systech
implements vision, line management, performance metric and serialisation
solutions for companies around the world to secure the supply chain and to
optimize packing efficiencies. By partnering with Systech, companies can
leverage a scalable, repeatable architecture, to consistently deliver
significant improvements at the machine, line and plant levels. For more
information about their company and products, please visit

About Marchesini Group S.p.A.

With over 9.000 machines produced, more than 2.000 lines installed around
the world, Marchesini Group is the leading supplier of stand-alone machines
and complete lines in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging industries.
Boasting 14 production divisions, 7 acquired businesses, the Group is able to
offer "turnkey" lines of products for the primary and secondary packaging
market, supplying some of the most cutting edge solutions from a
technological point of view. Massimo Marchesini had the idea of setting up
the company in 1974 and Marchesini Group currently employs 1.000 staff
members, spread over the 11 divisions on the reference markets (Great
, United States of America, Scandinavia, Switzerland, Germany, France,
Benelux, Spain, India, Middle East and Far East) and avails of a network of
20 agencies that have developed together with the company to enhance its
daily commitments towards customer satisfaction. The outstanding
international vocation of the group, which generates 85% of its turnover from
exports, is counterbalanced by totally "made in Italy" production.

For more information about their company and products, please visit

Christian Barbato, Garfield Group Public Relations, +1-215-867-8600 x227, cbarbato at

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