Pagemark has been in the business of creating new products for over 10 years. With Pelta™ just Patent approved, it provides a differentiated solution used stand-alone or when combined with any other product in our portfolio of security solutions.


Every year, about 130 B cigarette and 24B alcohol stamps are in use globally.  Per Tax Stamp News - Jan 2012


In 2013, 81 countries worldwide utilize tax stamps with an additional 10 planning on implementing for the first time.

Why Pagemark?

  1. A comprehensive anti-illicit trade strategy that incorporates tax stamps, track and trace, licensing and enforcement is the most effective per Canadian Tabacco Control Research Initiate
  2. Indian liquor stamps are approaching 11B a year; with Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh both exceeding 67B Rs each
  3. 40 countries are planning to incorporate new features or track and trace starting in 2012
  4. 17 countries have extended stamping operation to other products besides liquor and cigarettes
  5. In Germany, one in five cigarettes smoked does not get taxed
  6. 23.5 Billion illegal cigarettes were smoked in Pakistan in 2012


  1. Pelta™ can be added to most all standard 2D barcodes and then used as the basis of an authentication solution or complex as a track and trace / serialization solution. For more information on how Pelta works, See Pelta under Products
  2. Combine Pelta™ with other anti-copying solutions such as holograms to provide the highest level of anti-fraud protection
  3. Black-marketing and diversion can be detected by the Pelta Server using geo-tracking technology which is included in our Track and Trace solution
  4. Pelta™ can utilize smart phones to validate if a product was legitimately imported. For additional information on how Pelta works, See Pelta under Products
  5. Pelta codes can be created by any standard coding or printing equipment at 300 dpi or higher. For unique or serialized barcodes, variable printing support is required

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