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Overview

Start Line

This guide provides answers to all the common questions about barcodes - how they are composed, what size and colour they should be and where they should be placed on a product.

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Data-Sharing

In a world of growing data, GS1 standards help you efficiently share information from trusted and authentic sources.

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Barcode Manager is an online tool used by our members to create unique barcode numbers and symbols. Add and share your product data for free.

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EAN13 Barcode Label Generic

This is the most commonly used barcode symbol, typically found on most items sold at a retail point of sale.

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Online traing

GS1 Ireland runs courses throughout the year on the topics of Barcoding and EDI.

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The GS1 Ireland Terms and Conditions apply to membership of GS1 Ireland and licence to use the components of the GS1 System issued by GS1 Ireland to the Licensee.

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