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OPTEL LAUNCHES WORLD’S MOST POWERFUL ANTICOUNTERFEITING SOLUTION

Québec City, Canada, June 16, 2021 – OPTEL launched OPTEL IdentifAI™, the most powerful product authentication solution on the market.

OPTEL OBTAINS GOVERNMENT FUNDING TO DEPLOY ENVIRONMENTAL TRACEABILITY SOLUTIONS

2021/05/27

OPTEL has received a funding commitment of several million dollars from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to accelerate the deployment of two new traceability solutions.

OPTEL GROUP ON TRACK FOR RECORD YEAR IN ASIA-PACIFIC PHARMA SALES

Over the past 12 months, the company’s sales to the pharmaceutical industry in the Asia-Pacific region have increased by 40%, while its hiring of track-and-trace and information-technology experts in the region has increased 70% in the past eight months. The company is now in its second phase of investment to expand its local technical workforce to support its sustained growth.

SANEXEN AND OPTEL GROUP PARTNER TO ENSURE TRACEABILITY OF EQUIPMENT CONTAMINATED WITH COVID-19

Traceability in the treatment of single-use masks, gloves and other antiviral equipment collected from BOX-19s across Quebec, a solution developed by SANEXEN to ensure the safe disposal of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).

Traceability of Canadian aluminum: a world first successfully achieved

The Aluminium Association of Canada (AAC) is pleased to announce the completion of the initial phase of its strategic traceability project initiated two years ago. OPTEL is proud of be part of this great project.

BUREAU VERITAS AND OPTEL PARTNER TOGETHER TO LAUNCH V-TRACE

OPTEL and Bureau Veritas join forces to address the critical issue of reliability and traceability in COVID-19 vaccine logistics chains.

OPTEL GROUP EARNS WEF’S NEW CHAMPIONS AWARD FOR DIGITAL DISRUPTION

OPTEL GROUP has earned a prestigious award from the World Economic Forum (WEF) for the potential impact of its disruptive digital technologies on the future of Industry 4.0.

OPTEL GROUP TO INCREASE INVESTMENT, DOUBLE LOCAL WORKFORCE IN GOA, INDIA

OPTEL GROUP, a global leader in supply chain traceability, is increasing its ongoing investment in its facility in Goa, India, with plans to double the local workforce and will significantly increase the number of programmers on its software development team by February 2021.

OPTEL GROUP OBTAINS INVESTMENT FROM SCALE AI TO IMPROVE SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSPARENCY FOR METALS AND MINERALS

OPTEL GROUP has obtained $5.4 million in financing from Scale AI, Canada’s artificial intelligence (AI) supercluster, to deploy an intelligent supply chain for metals and minerals. The project is part of a total investment of $16.6 million for OPTEL and its partners.

OPTEL LAUNCHES APP TO PROTECT WORKPLACES FROM COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, this application allows companies to maintain a safe and secure workplace, reassures employees and visitors, and keeps business up and running. It is a tool anyone can use to ensure sanitary and social-distancing measures are respected.

COVID-19: OUR PROMISE OF UNINTERRUPTED SUPPORT

At OPTEL, we are committed to providing reliable, ongoing and uninterrupted service to our customers under any and all circumstances, including the current COVID-19 crisis. Together, we will keep your operations up and running, guaranteed.

OPTEL Ireland proud founding member of National Platform for Circular Manufacturing

OPTEL is proud to be among close to 30 founding partners of Circuléire, Ireland’s National Platform for Circular Manufacturing, which aims to accelerate the transition toward a net zero-carbon circular economy in Ireland.

OPTEL and Jennason help pharma companies manage EU FMD alerts

OPTEL has joined forces with Jennason, an advisory consulting and solution provider, to help pharmaceutical manufacturers meet one of the biggest challenges of complying with the European Union’s Falsified Medicines Directive (EU FMD).

Thermo Fisher Scientific Finds Value with OPTEL Serialization Solution

Thermo Fisher Scientific is among the many satisfied customers who recognize the value OPTEL’s serialization and track and trace capabilities can provide beyond compliance.

OPTEL’S INTELLIGENT SUPPLY CHAIN® TO ADVANCE INTEROPERABILITY IN FDA DSCSA PILOT

OPTEL has been chosen to participate in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) Pilot Project Program to help identify and trace prescription drugs as they are distributed within the United States.

Nelipak and OPTEL Partner for New Seal Inspection Technology

2019/05/07

Nelipak and OPTEL have entered into an agreement of intent to explore commercial opportunities for a new seal inspection technology for medical devices. The novel concept for vacuum-formed trays will be demonstrated at MedtecLIVE 2019.

Trade magazine publishes OPTEL stance on medical device safety

On the heels of the Implant Files report, OPTEL posted an article detailing how supply chain traceability could improve the safety of medical devices. Plastics Today interviewed Simon Bastarache, Industry Leader, Medical Devices.

Real Leaders, Big Path Capital and B Lab have teamed up to assess and rank the “100 Top Impact Companies” of 2019 and OPTEL ranked 6th!

Real Leaders, Big Path Capital, and B Lab have teamed up to assess and rank the “100 Top Impact Companies” of 2019 and are proud to announce that OPTEL ranked 6 out of 99 inaugurals winners!

OPTEL AMONG TOP 10 MOST PROMISING F&B SOLUTIONS PROVIDERS

OPTEL has made CIO Review’s 2018 list of Top 10 Most Promising Food and Beverages Solutions Providers, compiled by a panel of prominent CEOs, CIOs, VCs and analysts, along with CIO Review’s editorial board, to “help your company analyze the best solution provider that will boost your business.”

OPTEL’S COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT RECOGNIZED BY LIMERICK CHAMBER AWARDS

OPTEL GROUP’s commitment to creating a better world through
responsible capitalism has earned a nod from the 2018 Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards,
which honours businesses that operate with success and distinction in the region of Limerick, Ireland.

OPTEL RECOGNIZED FOR SUPPLY CHAIN ACHIEVEMENT AT PHARMA INDUSTRY AWARDS

OPTEL was awarded the prize for Supply Chain Achievement on the strength of a submission outlining the development of its Intelligent Supply Chain™, which combines the company’s recognized traceability expertise and the power of cutting-edge technologies such as cloud-based computing, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.

FRANCE’S CENTRE HOSPITALIER D’ARGENTEUIL TESTING OPTEL CERTA™ SOFTWARE TO PREPARE FOR EU’S FALSIFIED MEDICINES DIRECTIVE

OPTEL GROUP, the world’s leading supplier of traceability solutions, is leveraging its 30 years of experience serving the pharmaceutical industry to help a major French hospital comply with the European Union’s Falsified Medicines Directive (EU FMD) for hospital pharmacies.

OPTEL’S IMVO CONNECTION GOES LIVE IN FIVE PHARMACIES

OPTEL, the world’s leading provider of traceability solutions, is helping five Irish pharmacies prepare for compliance with the European Union’s Falsified Medicines Directive (EU FMD) by providing the software and hardware required to connect to the Irish Medicines Verification Organisation (IMVO).

OPTEL NOW OFFICIALLY CONNECTED TO THE IRISH MEDICINES VERIFICATION ORGANIZATION (IMVO)

OPTEL GROUP, OPTEL is proud to announce that it is now officially connected to the Irish Medicines Verification Organization (IMVO), part of the European Medicines Verification System (EMVS). OPTEL has obtained the Single Pack transaction self-certification, demonstrating the complete connectivity to the IMVO and approval of the single pack functionality following multiple test cases.

SPONSORING PALM OIL SUPPLIERS ON THE PATH TO A TRANSPARENT INDUSTRY

2018/06/19

OPTEL GROUP, a leading global provider of traceability systems for diverse industries, announced today that GeoTraceability,

OPTEL NAMED SUPPLIER OF CHOICE BY ÉCOVADIS

2018/06/04

OPTEL GROUP is proud to announce that it has been attributed “Silver” status by business sustainability experts, EcoVadis, further reinforcing OPTEL’s position as a supplier of choice, who is mindful of its social and environmental impact.

De La Rue and OPTEL agree to new strategic partnership

2018/05/21

De La Rue and OPTEL today announced a strategic partnership to address the growing threat of global counterfeiting.

OPTEL’S VISION FOR A BETTER WORLD THROUGH INTELLIGENT SUPPLY CHAINS IS OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZED

2018/02/15

OPTEL GROUP is pleased to announce that the AI-Powered Supply Chain Consortium it is part of was named one of the five official winners of the Innovation Supercluster Initiative led by the Government of Canada.

OPTEL CONTINUES ITS QUEST FOR END-TO-END TRACEABILITY WITH THE ACQUISITION GEOTRACEABILITY

2018/02/13

OPTEL GROUP, a leading global provider of traceability systems for diverse industries ─ namely, pharmaceuticals and medical devices ─ is pleased to announce that it is expanding its traceability offering even further through the acquisition of GeoTraceability.

OPTEL CONDUCTING PILOT PROJECT WITH OXFORD UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS

2018/01/24

OPTEL GROUP announced today that it has signed an agreement to pilot OPTEL’s Certa decommissioning solution at Oxford University Hospitals

OPTEL GROUP NAMED FIRST CERTIFIED B CORPORATION IN QUEBEC CITY

2018/09/04

OPTEL GROUP announced today that it is now the first company in Quebec City to officially become a Certified B Corporation

OPTEL ACQUIRES VERIFY BRAND

2017/12/07

OPTEL GROUP announced today that it is expanding its traceability offering through the acquisition of Verify Brand.

OPTEL Launches HD PRINTSAFE, First All-In-One, DOD & Inspection Solution

2017/10/24

This high-definition, high-speed digital inkjet printing system works as an all in-one, drop on demand and inspection solution, rendering it highly versatile and able to work with large web printing and high volumes.

OPTEL MAINTAINS LEADERSHIP IN GLOBAL TRACK&TRACE MARKET

2017/09/20

OPTEL GROUP continues to expand its international customer base through a higher production capacity and fast turnaround time.

FDA Delays Serialization Enforcement to Avoid Supply Disruptions

2017/07/05

The FDA announced that it is now allowing additional time for pharmaceutical manufacturers to comply with product identifier requirements


Optel Now Opens Site in Brazil

2017/05/31

Following Successful Growth in Canada, Ireland and India, OPTEL Now Opens Site in Brazil

Optel Vision Leads the Pharmaceutical Serialization Industry

2017/02/20

OPTEL GROUP announced today that MarketsandMarkets, determined that Optel Vision is the leading player in its field with an overall market share of 25.7%.