Ink partnership intensifies fight against fakes.

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Overt or covert security related inks play a pivotal role in the constant fight against counterfeit products, including pharmaceuticals. With this in mind, InkSure Technologies has teamed up with Security Industries, a new business unit formed by Merck of Darmstadt, Germany, as part of a global marketing partnership. The latter combines the know-how and products of Merck's Pigments and Liquid Crystals divisions. It specializes in overt marking materials that can immediately identify whether a product is real or fake. InkSure specializes in machine-readable covert security markings, which require specialized readers to detect embedded features that are invisible to the naked eye. When both technologies are combined, the result is a multi-tiered security feature with multiple authentication levels.

"Merck's Security Industries and InkSure each have distinctly different technologies that fit well...

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