Clearwater, FL and St. Paul, MN (January 10, 2012) – Assured Products Group (APG) announces it will work with 3M to create secure product solutions from concept through consumption. Assured Products Group will utilize 3M Security Systems Division’s laminate and label systems to uniquely mark materials through finished products to the consumer as a key element of its Product Centricity.
“3M is has long been recognized as the global leader in the development and deployment of secure labeling and product marking. We see their offerings as the final piece of the puzzle for our Authentication and Assurance and Trusted Trade Environments™ to manage total cost of ownership to the consumer,” said James Chester, CEO of APG. ”3M is pleased to work with Assured Products Group by providing our anti-counterfeiting and authentication technologies,” adds Tom Worm, Marketing Manager for 3M Security Systems Division. “Our expertise in laminates, adhesives and optical security features nicely complements APG’s comprehensive supply chain solution.”
“This combined product offering gives our customers and clients, piece of mind while providing a safe, secure environment for product management and consumer self-service on a global scale. Every day there are new reports of production overruns, counterfeiting, and product concerns directly affecting consumer confidence and the bottom line. We will provide added value to brand owners in recurring trade and accurate consumer information,” said Mr. Chester.
About Assured Products Group: Assured Products Group delivers business value through product centricity to meet the demands of multi-source, multi-national supply chains. We deliver specific consulting, sourcing, and software solutions to improve brand value from concept through consumption. For more information, visit www.apgrp.com.