“Standards are developed by those who will subsequently apply them.” This is one of the tenets of “Deutsches Institut (DIN) für Normung,” Germany’s major standardization organization. For instance, that is why Günther Galfe, the president of our Schreiner PrinTrust business unit, is a member of the “Actions against Product Piracy” working group. In this context, he contributed his comprehensive expertise to the creation of a guide titled Measures against Counterfeiting – Guidelines for the Preparation of Protection Concepts against Counterfeiting, Illegal Reproduction and Trade of Illegal Goods published in May 2017.

Creating a tangible experience of the benefits of digitalization: that was what the 2017 HANNOVER MESSE promised its visitors—and impressively delivered on its promise last week. Our Schreiner ProTech business unit was represented at the world’s leading industrial trade show as well, having presented its solutions and services centered on secure product marking and digital transformation. The lineup showcased at the shared VDMA booth billed as “Industrial Security” was focused on hot topics such as Product Authentication, Track & Trace and Product Lifecycle Management.

This year, Schreiner Group with is innovative products came out on top in the annual FINAT Label Competition once more. The high-tech company scored two 1st places, one in the “Innovation” category for its tiny RFID UHF label entry and the other one in the “Security” category for its high-security seal for tachographs.