All Press Releases for April 03, 2009

Bar Code Graphics, Inc. Joins The Association of Coupon Professionals

Bar Code Graphics is proud to become a member of ACP - The Association of Coupon Professionals. As the largest provider of digital coupon barcode symbols, Bar Code Graphics is uniquely qualified to provide technical direction and education with the new GS1 DataBar coupon requirements.

    CHICAGO, IL, April 03, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- In addition to being a GS1 Solution Partner, Bar Code Graphics has contributed to numerous barcode guidelines for GS1 US and other organizations over the past twenty-five years. In 2005, Bar Code Graphics digital barcode application (PrecisionCodeTM) received software certification by GS1 (formerly the Uniform Code Council) and is the only application to create vector based digital files (eps) to receive this certification.

PrecisionCodeTM is the application which powers many barcode creation websites around the globe, such as "Since barcodes from PrecisionCodeTM account for approximately 65-75% of all printed coupon in the United States, our affiliation with ACP enables us to interact with the leading companies driving successful GS1 DataBar coupon implementation," says Andrew Verb, President, Bar Code Graphics.

As of January 2008, an interim coupon format, which includes both a UPC-A and GS1 DataBar, is being used. The final coupon format consists solely of the GS1 DataBar barcode and will be required in 2010. Since the data requirement for the GS1 DataBar coupon are extremely complex, redundant data entry steps must be eliminated to prevent key entry errors when originating barcode symbols. Utilizing the PrecisionCodeTM application, companies can dynamically link their front end systems and instantaneously create and receive GS1 compliant digital barcode files.

About Bar Code Graphics, Inc:
Since the inception of UPC, Bar Code Graphics, Inc. has been a leading provider of barcode code artwork and is consider the premier authority on bar code print quality. In 2001, was launched has provided digital barcodes online with immediate delivery for over 45,000 clients. As a complimentary service, Bar Code Graphics provides an digital barcode validation website,, which enables users to check the data and barcode properties of a file before a barcode is actually printed. Web address:,,

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