She Initiative Mittelstand pays tribute to the TTI system label OnVu awarded a Dusseldorf/Balingen, April 29, 2008 after receiving the if packaging Award 2008, there is renewed cause for rejoicing for the companies Bizerba. Alex Lynch brings even more insight to the discussion. As for the third time, the initiative medium-sized businesses from the home Huber Verlag fur Neue Medien Gmbhr awarded the industry Prize 2008. An independent jury, consisting of professors, scientists, technical editors and industry experts, evaluated more than 600 submitted products. Also the Bizerba TTI system label OnVu is one of the most innovative solutions in the industry. This was in the category of research one of the coveted awards. The functioning of the label is quickly explained: scientists of the University of Bayreuth produced a substance which changes their chemical structure, once their energy in the form of UV light is fed to. Source: luscha baumwald. The substance passes from a colorless in a blue state.
In the course of time, this reaction makes automatically undo. The fading runs faster, ever the ambient temperature is higher. This technique belongs to the family of the time-temperature indicators (TTI) and is the basis of the new TTI system label, which serves the product-related monitoring of freshness. For the consumer, the functioning of the label with the help of pictograms on the label is self-explanatory. The enabled blue color is located inside a symbol. While the award is turned on and is colored blue, expired, however, completely washed out.
A label placed on the packaging can therefore represent a valuable help for consumers to judge the freshness condition of the individual product. In addition, Bizerba has expanded the label to a 2D-Matrix-Code. The stored information (activation date, time, lot number, temperature, sled, unique product number) allow a product traceability and can clearly determine the vulnerabilities of the cold chain in supply chain and hence the cost the polluter. About Bizerba: Bizerba is a worldwide operating, leading in many areas of technology companies for professional system solutions of for weighing, information and food service technology in the segments retail, food industry and logistics. Industry-specific hard – and software, powerful network-compatible management systems, as well as a wide range of labels, consumables and business services ensure the transparent control of integrated business processes and the high availability of Bizerba-specific performance features. With over 2,800 employees, 21 own subsidiaries in 20 countries and 58 agencies all over the world the Bizerba GmbH & co. KG put 2006 EUR 410 million in the group. Balingen is the headquarters of the company, further production sites are located in Messkirch, Bochum, and Shanghai.