New security packaging system promises greater theft protection

03/18/2013 | STORES magazine

Packaging company MeadWestvaco and retail security tech company ProTeqt Technologies are testing a new system called Intercept that would give shoppers more freedom to pick up and study products while deterring theft with a locking system to deactivate the product throughout the supply chain and a POS protocol to unlock the product once a sale is made. "The retailer doesn't need to apply any alarms [to the product] or wrap anything around it or lock it into a cabinet," said MeadWestvaco director David Miller.

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