Difference between EAN and UPC barcodes – which to use on your product

Our standard barcode packages include both EAN-13 (International Article Number) and UPC-A (Universal Product Code) variants.   Our numbers originate with the Uniform Code Council (now GS1 US) and are prefixed with either a “07” or “06”.  This means our barcodes can be read as either; a 13 digit EAN-13 when including the leading zero or, … Read more

890 Barcode Number Prefix

A barcode beginning with an “890” prefix indicates the number was issued by the Indian branch of the Global Standards Body (GS1). A “890” prefix however does not indicate the product as being of Indian origin or “Made in India”. This is confirmed by GS1’s own documentation, see GS1 Australia’s Media Release or GS1 UK … Read more

How to open the .zip folder

Our barcode packages are delivered instantly to your email address upon completion of checkout.  We send all your barcode numbers, images, certificte and OCRB font inside a Zip Folder.  If you’re not farmiliar with opening zips refer to these instructions. Step 1. Download the zip folder from the automated email sent to the email you … Read more