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medicines | injections | surgical instruments | tonics | health capsules

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Indian pharmaceutical industry is expected to grow by


by 2020

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India supplies


of global generic medicines in terms of volume

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Annual death toll of around

100,000 people

due to counterfeit medicines

Source : World Customs Organization 2014 report and Business Monitor International, FICCI Indian Pharma Summit 2014-15, Tech Sci Research

The perils of counterfeited drugs are endless and just can’t be ignored because they come with a very high price which is the customer’s life. The alarming rates at which the problem of counterfeiting is increasing in pharmaceutical industry, there is an urgent and dire need to stop it.

Holostik cares for the masses and has hence developed effective anti-counterfeiting solutions which are:

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The side-effects and consequences of counterfeited drugs are endless and just can’t be ignored because they come with a very high price which is the customer’s life. With India’s blooming economy in the pharmaceutical sector and the country’s ability to have a strong footprint on the pharmaceutical industry, India just cannot risk its image and development with the use of counterfeited drugs. It was seen that 1 out of 5 drugs in India is counterfeit which accounts for 14% annual loss.

Holographic wads are in high demand in the market for security, promotional and advertising purposes. Induction sealing wads are used for sealing or closing bottles and containers (made of PE, PET, and HDPE) tightly. By using laminated holographic foils in making sealing wads, there is added layer of security and identity to the packaged products. Holographic sealing wads are potent tools to make the packaging truly pilfer proof. Holographic sealing wads can be applied on the openings of the mouths of capsule bottles, tonic bottles and help the manufacturing companies to present their identity along with security.

Holographic induction sealing wads offer an excellent and unique fool proof anti – counterfeit device, an intact seal which is not damaged, authenticates that the contents have not been tampered with.

In principle, hot foil stamping is the process of using heat and pressure by applying metallic foil or holograms to materials. In this, an engraved image, hot stamping die or type, is heated and forced down against a part with a marking foil sandwiched in between. The area where the die meets the part is where the ink from the foil is left behind.

We have a wide range of hot stamping foils films for pharmaceuticals which not only enhances the product’s appeal and also makes its packaging distinguishable. We offer a broad range with a wide choice of functionality, colours and patterns. They are not only look-wise captivating but also have special features like resistance to abrasion, fade, heat, distortion, scratch-proof, moisture and chemical resistance etc.

Hot stamping foils in the pharmaceutical industry can be used on paper packaging of medicines like syrup bottles, on the packaging of medical equipments, eye drops etc. They provide unique identification as well as security to the medicines.

Counterfeiting is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world. Companies and countries lose millions of money, consumers and brand image due to the replicas of their products.

Security Holograms are perfect solutions to provide security, authentication and protection against counterfeit.

We at Holostik, utilise the latest security technologies and techniques, thus making it virtually impossible for counterfeiters to create copies of original products and forge documents protected by holograms. Being a pioneer of this technology, we have developed many products and solutions to combat counterfeiting, duplication etc.

Our exclusive range of tamper-evident holograms ensures the identification of fake products. Any effort to peel it and reuse lead to the destruction of the hologram and makes the tampering visible. These are available in standard & customised designs and offered at economical prices. We use the latest holographic techniques to provide the best anti counterfeit protection for brands and documents. We have an expert R&D programme and offers a wide range of authentication products to combat counterfeiting that helps to protect brands and documents.

Our security holograms can be applied on almost all pharmaceutical products like tonics, solutions, medicines, capsules, surgical tools etc and on any substrate. These holograms give a unique identity to the genuine products and ensure supreme security to the same.

A great label acts as a magnet in compelling the customer to buy your product over others.

We, at Holostik, offer a comprehensive assortment of labels to fulfil all requirements using our world-class facilities with expertise in self-adhesive films.

Labels not only renders a unique brand identification but also helps in placing important information like instructions, warnings and other important information. Using our state-of-the-art facilities and expert R&D team, our labels are manufactured which gives the customers utmost confidence to use them.

Our labels are also available with customer-specific visible and hidden security features integrated into the labels to maximise security against tampering and counterfeiting. We provide a large range of pharmaceuticals labels that are suitable for all types of pharmaceuticals applications.

We provide labels that are:

  • Weather proof, UV proof
  • Able to stick onto oily surfaces
  • Resistant to car fluids, acids and solvents
  • Resistant to oil, chemicals and cleaning agents
  • Equipped with hidden security features

Our security labels can be applied on almost all pharmaceutical products like bottles, covers of medicines, tonics, health solutions etc and on any substrate. These labels give a unique identity to the genuine products and ensure supreme security of the same.

Holostik is a recognised name in supplying tailor-made holographic pouches. The heat-sealed adhesive property of the holographic pouch provides protection against attempts like alteration and tampering and is hence tamper-evident. The security is enhanced by combining it with optical technology where a common polyester film is substituted with holographic film. This ensures highest level of security where customised or non-customised films are laminated over and further printing is done as per the design requirements.

We use packaging materials that are available by us in different designs and colour combinations and helps in uplifting the overall visual effects. Further, the superior combination of hologram technology and flexible printing process approach utilised at our end allow us to come up with different range of holographic pouches.

Due to its tamper-evident feature, any attempt to open the bag mechanically, thermally or chemically will be displayed. Hence these pouches guarantee the security and authenticity of solutions, needles, syringes, gloves, surgical instruments etc.

Our holographic pouches can be used to store any material that has the ability to get counterfeited like syringes, needles, ORS solutions etc. We have an extensive clientele from the pharmaceutical sector who have been benefitted by using our pouches and have reversed the effects of counterfeiting.

Shrink sleeves offer strong visual branding opportunities in contrast to conventional labels. Shrink sleeves allows maximum creativity and is a perfect tool to carry both revitalised brand identity as well as product information.

Shrink sleeves offer a barrier to unwanted entry, maintain product integrity, quality and protection. In addition, tamper evident seals add a level of security against counterfeiting. Shrink sleeve applicators are widely-used for cap sealing, complete bottle sleeving, full body sleeving, as well as fixed middle-body sleeving.

Holostik’s shrink sleeves are:

  • Extremely versatile integrated adjustment design of the transmission for accommodating different shrink sleeve specifications
  • Easy change-over for reduced downtime
  • Seamless integration with capping and labelling units in the same line

These shrink sleeves are water proof and resistive to scratch. They are also eco-friendly, flexible, stable performance, flame retardant, quick sink and corrosion resistant. Our shrink sleeves comes with a holographic strip that immediately gives the sign of tampering which makes it a reliable solution against counterfeiting.

We are offering a wide range of heat shrinkable sleeves for the pharmaceutical industry and can be used on bottles of tonics, health drinks, syrups etc. These are manufactured by skilled and experienced engineers. We test these products stringently on various parameters.

Holographic wide web film is majorly intended for packaging industry. We supply holographic wide web film in both PET and BOPP. Apart from brand protection, it increases the shelf appeal of the end product by making it fully holographic.


Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Holographic Wide Web films

  • Available thickness – 13 microns
  • Available colour – silver and transparent
  • They are available in varied roll sizes, designs and materials.

Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) Holographic Wide Web Films

  • Available thickness – 20 microns
  • Available colour – silver and transparent

Holographic Wide Web Films from Holostik find extensive usage in the packaging of many products. Augmented with security and holographic features, these wide web films are one of the best and most cost-effective options for various industries to prevent imitation of products, while adding to their visual appeal. These are manufactured using premium quality raw materials and sophisticated printing technologies and under expert supervision who take special care to keep the product compatible with international standards and latest market trends.

Wide web films finds extensive usage in the pharmaceutical sector and can be used in the packaging of any medicine box, medicine strips, bottles etc enhancing the look and feel of the products and ensuring supreme security.

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