The UPC Barcode Turns 40:NJ Company GS1 Marks a Milestone

The UPC-barcode tuns 40: N.J. company GS1 marks a milestone (via

By Robert WaldnerFor The Times LAWRENCE — In 1973, a group called GS1 US invented a system of little black bars and numbers that could be printed on jugs of milk, candy bars and thousands of other products in stores everywhere. The UPC-barcodes shortened checkout times, reduced errors and facilitated…


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