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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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Open Laptop on Desktop with Barcode Manager Tool Open

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

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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