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iluminkTM - Multi-layered Brand Security

ilumink™ is an on-surface authentication technology designed to combat counterfeiting. It can be used to authenticate both products and secure documents.

ilumink™ is unique in delivering multiple authentication layers in an easily applied digital print feature. This includes:

  • A striking and strong overt colour shift for mass authentication by supply chain members and consumers.
  • Simple and cost effective covert features for use by authorized personnel in the field.
  • Laboratory based forensic features for high level security and successful legal measures.
  • Item level print customisation facilitates use with track and trace coding systems and item level ID.
  • Features that can be read by suitably enabled smartphones with results synced to a web-based interface.

Using conventional inkjet printing, manufacturers can simply and easily apply the complete authentication solution directly to their products on a variety of substrates and packaging, including 3D shapes.

As ilumink's multi-layered security is intrinsic to the ink, it is highly cost effective when compared to other authentication offerings combining multiple authentication technologies.

Many overt authentication technologies can only be applied via a label or prepared by a specialist printer. This can be expensive, inconvenient and inflexible in terms of features included. With ilumink, manufacturers can now apply the complete authentication solution directly to their products. The feature can be applied anywhere in the production chain, whether it is on the product, its packaging or a label. As ilumink™ is digitally inkjet printed, it can support serialised or unique product coding as part of an overall product assurance strategy. The versatility of the ilumink™ system makes it suitable to help brand owners combat product fraud in all market types, including speciality materials, pharmaceuticals, spirits, electronics, automotive components, and personal care.

If you would like to know more about ilumink™, or would like to discuss a potential application with one of our technical advisors, please contact us.

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