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Tokyo – June 3, 2021 – Toppan Printing (Toppan) (TYO: 7911), a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, and Toppan Group company Toppan (Shanghai) Management will be showcasing their latest solutions at AIPIA Asia Summit 2021 (June 23), the international congress for smart packaging, and Luxe Pack Shanghai 2021 (July 7–8), the premier trade show for luxury packaging.

As the digital shift of consumer behavior accelerates rapidly, companies are in search of ways to optimize services by making effective use of customer touchpoints diversified by the ubiquity of digital devices. Significant attention is being focused on intelligent packaging equipped with ID devices such as QR Code1 and NFC tags, which can be scanned using smartphones to facilitate interactive communication with customers.

Toppan and Toppan (Shanghai) Management serve markets in China and throughout the world by offering comprehensive intelligent packaging solutions using consumer smartphones to support clients’ efforts to generate customer touchpoints and provide the best possible services.

Based on the theme of “Make It Connected,” one of the solutions presented by Toppan at the two international events in Shanghai will be a cloud-based product ID authentication platform. Individual IDs assigned to products can be scanned by consumer smartphones as well as dedicated devices in factories and warehouses. This makes it possible for businesses to provide product information, authenticity verification, promotions, and other services to their customers while also using data collected for traceability, monitoring of grey market diversion, and other elements of supply chain management.

Concept for Toppan’s cloud-based product ID authentication platform
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Toppan will also showcase its diverse range of devices that add digital IDs to products. Solutions employing NFC technologies include functional ID devices that enable tamper detection, prevention of reuse, temperature management, and use on metal materials. In addition, Toppan will present newly developed ID devices based on the concept of fusing digital IDs with packaging.

Through demonstrations of customer touchpoint creation and supply chain management, visitors to the Toppan booth will be able to see for themselves the latest security solutions for intelligent packaging. A representative of Toppan will also give a talk at the AIPIA Asia Summit. Details of the Toppan booth and talk can be viewed here. (English/Chinese)

Toppan’s booth at the 2019 AIPIA Asia Summit and one of Toppan’s experts giving a talk

“We are looking forward to bringing cutting-edge solutions to two leading international showcases for value-added intelligent packaging,” said Takamitsu Nakabayashi, senior R&D manager in Toppan’s Security business. “Toppan offers end-to-end solutions that provide robust state-of-the-art security and bolster customer engagement and supply chain management to achieve greater value, efficiency, and peace of mind for both clients and the consumers they serve.” 

1. QR Code is a registered trademark of DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED.

About AIPIA Asia Summit 2021

Date: June 23, 2021
Venue: InterContinental Shanghai Hongqiao NECC
Theme: New Development of Active and Intelligent Packaging in the Digital Age
Organizer: Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (Headquarters: Utrecht, Netherlands)
Official website: https://events.bizzabo.com/AIPIA-China (English) 

About Luxe Pack Shanghai 2021

Dates: July 7–8, 2021
Venue: Shanghai Exhibition Center
Organizer: Luxe Pack (Headquarters: Oyonnax, France)
Official website: https://www.luxepackshanghai.com/  (English/Chinese)

About Toppan

Toppan is a leading global provider of integrated solutions in the fields of printing, communications, security, packaging, décor materials, electronics, and digital transformation. Serving customers in every sector of business and industry, Toppan’s global team of more than 50,000 employees offers optimal solutions enabled by industry-leading expertise and technologies to address the diverse challenges that businesses and society face in today’s rapidly changing market.

For more information, visit https://www.toppan.com/en/ or follow Toppan on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/toppan-printing/.

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