Archive for March 26, 2010

Evolve or Perish: Tamper Evident Security Tape and Label Technologies

March 26, 2010 Comments off

By Nina Ozunal

Like in any industry, coming up with new technological solutions is necessary in order to keep up with increasing market demands. It is a small wonder then, that millions of dollars are invested annually in a multi sector research and development charged with providing them. As much as by rapidly increasing market, the need for advancement is fueled by fierce and rapidly emerging competition. Let face it, just because one company thought of something, does not mean the next guy didn’t. While some markets are slowing down due to inability to come up with new offers to meet market demand and beat the competition and eventually crashing due to revenue losses, others are able to evolve and stay on a successful, long and rewarding journey toward high end technological platform. Nowhere is this evident more than in tamper evident security tape and label industry.

Long gone are days where safe shipping meant sticking on a stamp and sending a package on its merry way, never giving a second taught if it would safely reach its destination. Predictably, growing into a global village has brought about growing pains in ways that could not be avoided. All of a sudden having a really appealing product meant everyone else wanted one.  And not necessarily by buying their own. By any means necessary. Overnight, industries across the world found themselves struggling with increasing security breaches and buckling under incurring damages. In desperation they turned toward newly emerging tamper evident security product industry.

While initially tamper evident product industry was able to meet increased security demands trough simple yet effective solutions to basic theft and tapering, new challenges rapidly emerged. High profile theft. Security Breaches. Shipment Tampering. Compromised  Evidence. Airport Security Threats. Bombs. Falling Airplanes. Terrorism.

As stakes got higher, so did the challenges for tamper evident security. Existing solutions slowly failed to deliver and became obsolete. Luckily, thanks to great leadership and highly specialized and qualified workforce, tamper evident industry bravely took on new challenges and evolved starting a new age in security products industry. Today a discerning customer can choose from a large range of security solutions for a variety of applications. The offer goes from applications for plastic bag, corrugated boxes, Tyvek, metal, paper and textile surfaces, to adhesive single and double sided products, temper evident message and self-voiding products, stretch wrap products, colored and thermochromic ink tamper evident products, water gum tamper evident, heat-sensitive and non-transfer products.

Based on intended use, industry sector and product characteristic, there is a wide number of tamper evident security tape and label solutions available. Industries worldwide can breathe a little easier knowing there are a number of experts working hard to provide the latest in security technology. And old adage –Evolve or Perish – is proven true once again. Welcome to 21st century.  The age of tamper evident security tape and label industry.

To learn more about latest tamper evident security tape and label solutions, consult the global expert, Terabant, division of Terakom Enterprises Inc. for Group Tera.

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