By  on October 17, 2017

Traceability solutions are gaining traction among brands and retailers aiming to meet increased consumer demands for product transparency and authenticity. And companies like Applied DNA Sciences, a New York-based molecular technology firm, are making strides in supply chain protection through its proprietary solutions that are built to ensure the quality and integrity of products.

The firm’s SigNature DNA, the core of its product offerings, is a molecular tag that can be embedded into raw materials or applied to the surface of a range of objects, including currencies, pharmaceuticals, electronics, packaging and even fine art. Intended to authenticate product claims, molecular tagging can be customized and incorporated into products at any point in the lifecycle or supply chain. Each unique tag or “taggant” could be likened to a fingerprint.

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