Barcode Testing is the Solution

At Bar Code Graphics we understand the importance of efficient product handling and high data quality. That’s why having reliable, compliant barcodes that scan accurately the first time – every time – is not only valuable but absolutely necessary. Over the years we have established ourselves as the leader in barcode origination, serving tens of […]

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Origins of Bar Code Graphics

From the first origins of Bar Code Graphics to today, our passion for precision and reliability drives what we do. Your business demands reliable barcodes that scan easily – the first time, every time. With the high cost of non-compliance and performance mistakes, anything less than perfect is unacceptable. And that mission for perfection is […]

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GS1 GTIN Management Standard

The GTIN Allocation Rules are now the GTIN Management Standard. GTIN (Global Trade Item Number) data structures provides the global supply chain solution for the identification of any item that is traded (priced, ordered, invoiced). The new GTIN Management Standard replaces the previous GTIN Allocation Rules.  Manufacturers do NOT have to change any previous GTIN assignments. This […]

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ECIA Engages Bar Code Graphics

The Electronics Component Industry Association (ECIA) announced a comprehensive engagement with Bar Code Graphics, Inc. to facilitate broader industry adoption of ECIA 2D bar code technology within the authorized component supplier community.  Recognizing the cost savings and efficiency of supply chain adoption of this technology, ECIA published the EIGP 114.00 document for 2D Barcode Labeling […]

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Amazon Barcode Requirements

Bar Code Graphics offers STOCK PRINTED LABELS on Amazon, and in the process of becoming an Amazon Seller, we gained an understanding as to what Amazon barcode requirements and what they require in regards to UPC numbers for items being shipped to Amazon for Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). Here are the most important things we learned regarding Amazon barcode […]

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Barcode Verification > Print Quality

Barcode Verification is more than Print Quality Paul took his UPC barcode to the local grocery store and asked the cashier to scan it. He was told, “Sorry. It doesn’t work”.  It scanned previously with a grade of A, so he couldn’t figure out the problem. This type of miscommunication is common between vendors and […]

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Thermal Printing Barcode Problems

The Top 5 Frequent Thermal Printing Barcode Problems and How They Can Be Prevented When shipping to any major trading partner, it is essential to closely monitor your print quality. Barcodes with print quality issue could cause severe disruptions in the supply chain, leading to delays, compliance warnings, and potentially chargebacks. Thermal transfer vs. direct thermal […]

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The Evolution of the Coupon Barcode

Companies utilize coupons to expand their business by encouraging spending while sparking the interest of saving.  Coupons have been prevalent in society since the late 1800s, with Coca-Cola creating paper tickets redeemable for a free glass of their beverage. Building off the creation of the UPC barcode in 1974 companies made use of the new […]

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Announcing the Release of BarTender 2016

BarTender 2016 is one of the most significant releases in the product’s history, delivering new and enhanced capabilities that elevate the design and printing experience and that make it easier than ever to manage and administer printing operations. Here are just a few of the important features: Dramatically improved data entry forms New Integration Builder […]

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Bar Coding Facts; Getting Your Products Labeled Properly

By, Alan Garton, GS1 US The use of U.P.C barcodes has become a requirement of doing business in most retail and distribution channels.  Retailers generally have the expectation that suppliers will place barcodes on their products and that they will comply with global standards for formatting and accuracy. Needless to say, companies who are asked […]

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Brands We Work With

  • Amazon bar code
  • ECIA