Bar Code Systems & Software - Guide for the Fashion Industry

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Barcode systems are used to automate data collection where hand recording is neither timely or cost effective.  They are often used in the fashion industry in segments such as retail & warehousing.  A barcode system is a network of hardware and software, consisting primarily of mobile computers, printers, handheld scanners, infrastructure, and supporting software.

  AaronGraphics: Offers barcode printing and software for UPC and ISBN labels. Also sells inkjet supplies. Aarongraphics LLC is a privately held company founded in 1990 in Brea, California. In addition to selling wide / large format printing supplies they are also a quick turnaround printer of bar code labels and provider of bar code EPS files.

  AIM: AIM is a global trade organization and an authority on automatic identification, data collection and networking. The global industry association that connects, standardizes and advances automatic ​identification technologies.

  Agamik (United Kingdom):  Barcoding software for the printing, reprographics and publishing industries. At Agamik their aim is to make sure you can have the barcodes you need, exactly when you want them, and as easily as possible. Their barcode programs and fonts will generate accurate barcodes in any size. All you have to provide is the number.

  Automation Associates, Inc.:   Automated data collection software for the transportation, distribution & manufacturing industries, including warehouse management systems.  Bar code scanning equipment & bar code printers.

  Azalea Bar Code Software:   Bar code software for Windows, Macintosh and other platforms. Home of BARCODES.FAQ, frequently asked questions. Free demo bar code software.

  BarCode Applications Inc : BCA provides labels, printers and bar code scanners specifically for the LABORATORY environment. Their labels, suitable for all printers and most software packages, can withstand moisture, refrigeration and a variety of solutions. The adhesive can also be glove free.

  BarTender Software : BarTender software enables organizations around the world to improve safety, security, efficiency, and compliance. Use their exclusive Intelligent Templates™ to easily create and maintain an array of flexible designs. Combine forms, actions and system integrations to build a powerful automated printing solution.

  The Camry Group, Inc.: The Camry Group, Inc. is an EDI Service Burea / Bar Code Service Bureau. Their services range from setting up EDI transactions (850, 856, 810) to providing bar code services (shipping labels and hang tags). They serve as an One-Stop-Shop for all your EDI and Bar Coding requirements. Address: 875 Avenue of the Americas Suite 1715 New York New York 10001 USA Phone: (212) 268-8675 Fax: (212) 268-8679 Email:

  Capella Technologies:   PCL software and hardware printing solutions. Supports MICR check printing, forms, barcodes, labels, logos, or any type of printing requiring data insertion.  LRS' Capella software, hardware, and services help companies of all sizes save money and streamline document-related workflows. Used alone or in conjunction with other LRS® Output Management solutions, our award-winning Capella suite offers impressive ROI and payback for organizations of all sizes.

  Current Directions, Inc:  Bar code equipment, data collection solutions, and systems integration.

  DARA System Bar Code Shop Floor Data Collection Software:  A PC based bar code data collection package for small to medium manufacturers and job shops.

  Data Index, Inc:  Film masters and labels for barcode symbols. software, and hardware for barcoding, UPC and ISBN. resource for self publishers, software developers and related folks.

  DATHO:   C Source (DOS, UNIX, OS/2), DOS-Batch, DLL's, label printing software, barcode for MS Access.

  DEN:  Makers of ATICTS.

  Edibar Systems Inc. Edibar Systems, Inc. originated in 1982 as Bar Code Solutions, Inc., specializing in bar codelabel printing and scanning software development.Close to 30 years later, Edibar has kept the same ideals of printing and scanning of bar codelabels, while adding numerous applications and servicesto its suite of products. Edibar offers a wide range of solutions to fulfill your Electronic Data Interchange (EDI),release management and supply chain needs.

  EIM Inc (Electronic Imaging Materials)  they provide barcode labels and bar code solutions where durable moisture, heat and solvent resistant bar code labeling is needed. Whether you need consecutively numbered paper, polyester, polyimide and other plastic labels - or you need a completely integrated bar code tracking solution, they can help.  They support medical, pharmaceutical, electronics, warehouse, library and industrial tracking applications with hardware, software, supplies, and services. They offer everything from blank labels for thermal transfer and laser printers to complete bar code label printing and tracking systems.

  FineLine Technologies:  FineLine BarCode Technologies has developed a reputation as the bar code experts due to industry expertise, superior service, fast turnaround and a loyal customer base. Since 1987, FineLine has been providing firms across North America and Canada with film masters, EPS files, labels, tickets, blank media and barcode generation software.   Phone # 800.500.8687  Contact:  Jessica Borner: Marketing Coordinator E-mail:

  Flexible Information Systems, Inc.:  Developer of LabelVision, bar code design and printing software for Windows.

  GCA Barcode Labels:   Preformatted barcode label software, printers, label supplies.

  IMSC Ltd:  Provides software and hardware solutions for barcoding.

  In Barcode: a beginners guide to barcodes.

  Lady Lynn Development, Inc.: Bar code software.

  Lane Systems Analysts:  Provides barcode & RF based solutions for warehouse automation, pos, document imaging systems, litigation support applications, and field order entry automation packages.

  Leadman Technology (Singapore): Specialize in bar code printing of label and care label.  They supply thermal transfer ribbon for label printer.  For printer brand such as Intermec, Citizen, Zebra, Datamax, QLS, Sato, TEC, Avery, Novexx and etc.  Address: BLK 3016 Bedok North Ave 4 #06-06  Singapore 489947 Singapore  Phone: 65-2436836 or  65-2436837 Fax:  65-2412686 Email:  Contact: KL FONG

  Loftware:  Industrial barcode label design and printing software for Windows, integration tools for PC, and legacy host systems. Offering the industry's most comprehensive digital platform, with SaaS, cloud-based and on-premise solutions, Loftware redefines how enterprises create, manage and print complex labeling and packaging artwork and scale across their operations.

  Mac-Barcode Company:   Provides bar code and inventory control solutions for the Macintosh, MacOS, and the Newton Platform.

  Mottorn Data Collection:   MDC develops custom bar code data collection systems for manufacturing, distribution, and retailing companies in North America.

  Nutech Systems:   Developers of ViewPoint, barcode data collection software that features warehouse management, manufacturing inventory, transaction manager, job reporting and more.

  Omniplanar, Inc. (now part of Honneywell):   Develops technology for barcodes and virtual reality head tracking.

  Par Code:  Maker of bar code labels for use in warehouse, inventory control,and asset management applications.

  Peak Technologies:  Integrator of bar code technologies and service.

  Point Technologies, Inc.:  Developer of database software for tool room management. Uses bar code for speedy check-out and check-in tracking. Increases accountability, reduces lost tools, saves labor and equipment cost.

  Polygon Software (USA): Polygon Software provides end-to-end technology solutions for apparel, footwear and accessories businesses. Their solutions, known for their rapid low-cost implementation and robust function, are backed by an outstanding sales and support staff that's committed to your success.

 Polygon Software has two applications:

PolyNest is recognized as the easiest to use full-featured CAD on the market. They help manufacturer's of all sizes achieve dramatic productivity gains with fully integrated pattern design and marker making. PolyNest features free entry-level automatic marker making, outstanding pattern design, and support for a wide range of plotters, cutters and digitizers. Additional capabilities include a complete made-to-measure solution and a facility to position artwork on patterns.

PolyPM is an integrated Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution that helps business increase sales, reduce costs, make better business decisions and improve customer service, by maximizing inventory, balancing supply with demand, managing product definition and tracking inventory from raw materials to distribution.

PolyPM Features: Costing and Tech Packs Budget styles and samples management, Inventory, sales orders, production, purchasing, receiving, shipping, invoicing. Discreet, outsourced, made-to-measure, serialized production models. Cut Planning, Production Planning, CRM functions, Best-of-breed Collaboration, Time & Action Calendars, Sourcing, EDI UPS, Fedex and Scan and Pack.

Customer surveys in Apparel Magazine and Gartners have consistently rated Polygon Software as a leader in customer support.  Address: 6 Reservoir Circle, Baltimore Maryland 21208 US Phone: 410.653.8004 Fax: 410.653.8022  Email:  Contact: Mickey Wohlmuth, VP Sales

  Product Load Services:  Provides custom UPC (Universal Product Code) file loads for POS (Point of Sale) systems.

  Progressive Microtechnology:   Developer of Windows-based barcode labeling software. Distributor of barcode printers, scanners, labels, ribbon, and data collectors.

  QuickLabel Systems: For Custom-Printed Care Labels or For Printing Your Own Labels From Your Tabletop, QuickLabel Systems is Your One-Stop Source for Apparel Labels.  Their Product Specialists are available at Toll Free 877-757-7978 to take your order for custom-printed labels, to recommend blank materials, and to quote price, including volume discounts. If your production schedule demands a variety of custom labels Just-in-Time, they have their own line of color label printers ideal for printing beautiful color logos, images, barcodes, and retail pricing directly onto nylon, polysatin, paper and other label and tag materials  Address:  600 East Greenwich Ave.West Warwick Rhode Island  02893 USA  Phone: (877) 757-7978 or (401) 828-4000  Fax:  (401) 822-2430 Email: Contact: Eric E. Pizzuti, Sales Manager

  RACO Industries:   Barcoding, price marking and supply company (in English and Spanish).

  Rivers Edge:  Barcode font software in Truetype & Postscript formats and bar code readers including wand, CCD, & laser scanners for Windows & Mac users.

  SATO Labeling Solutions America, Inc.:  Since 1941, SATO has utilized leading edge technologies to provide supply chain product identification and tracking solutions. From total in-house printing solutions including tags, labels, software, hardware and service to utilizing their outsource printing services.  SATO has it all! SATO can design and produce custom or stock label and tag solutions for your business. SATO tags can include proprietary features to increase durability, deter fraud and label-swapping, eliminate snags to delicates and much more. Contact SATO today to find the perfect solutions for your company. Since 1981, SATO has offered service bureau outsource printing to retailers, manufacturers and factories. Continuing their global expansion, SATO's next generation PrintConnect web-based ticket and label processing system enables users to order product identification tags and labels electronically with fast turnarounds while assuring data integrity and print quality.  Address - 1140 Windham Parkway, Romeoville, IL 60446 Phone - 800-645-3290 or 630-771-4200 Fax - 630-771-4210 E-mail - Contact - Steve Owen, Marketing Coordinator,

  Scanco:  Handheld computer and PDA software for bar codes. Integrates to PC accounting packages such as Mas 90, Macola, and Solomon (batch and RF).

  Seagull Scientific Systems (Now part of BarTender):  Label software and bar code products, including Bar Tender for Windows and Seagull's Windows drivers for bar code printers. Site contains downloadable software.

  Symbolnology Labs:  Publishers of software for high definition barcode generation.

  Symbology, Inc:  Providing bar code quality assurance solutions to the product manufacturers, package designers, graphics houses, plate makers and printers.

  TAL Technologies:  RS232, serial and TCP/iP data acquisition software. Bar code software and programmer tools for Windows. Serial communication and barcode tutorials. Free demos. TAL Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of data acquisition and barcoding software for a wide variety of industries and has been providing software solutions since 1985. The first versions of its two most popular products, WinWedge™ (originally SoftwareWedge) for data collection and B-Coder® for bar coding applications were first released in 1989 and 1990, respectively

  Texpak: Texpak, Inc. was founded in 1934 and is the originator of the plastic and aluminum clips used in the packaging of apparel. For over 60 years their product line has expanded and they are now one of the worlds leading suppliers of product identification and packaging specialties to manufacturers.  They can supply you with easy to use software for producing bar-coded labels and hang tags on personal computers in your office or factory.   Their new laser systems are ideal for large as well as small volume users. Because they can provide the software, tags, labels, ribbons and toner, they are a single source solution.  They are also wholesalers of tagging products.  They are a leading distributor for Avery Dennison tag attaching fasteners (Tagging Tools / Pins)  Address: 130 New Hyde Park Road, Franklin Square, New York 11010  Phone # 516 326 7720 or 212 619 5600 or 800 645 3416 Fax # 516 326 7970  Contact:

  Thilagam Fine Arts (India):  they are manufacturers of apparel identification products.  Die-cut string tags, Bar code tags, Booklet tags, Die-cut stickers,  Care instruction labels, embossed tags, bar code labels, size & price detail tags, Garment packing Boxes of all types.  Orders are handled with much care. Rates will be very competitive since manufactured in India, they have all manufacturing equipments under one roof & high standards will be incorporated in manufacturing for giving the best Quality .  Proofs will be sent to you for each & every job.  Quality conscious & Timely supply are some of the reasons for their success in this field.  Address:   9/4-B, P.K.S.A.Arumugam Road Sivakasi 626 189 India Phone: 91-4562-75819 or 91-4562-79919  Fax:  91-4562-79918 Email:   (or)  Contact: A.Kathir - Partner

  Versatile Systems, Inc.:  Bar code and hand held computer systems integration and route accounting.

  Vertere:  Barcoded inventory management systems. Vertére began almost 30 years ago with the vision of creating an inventory tool to support the scientific community. Since that time they have become the leader in turn-key chemical inventory and laboratory equipment management solutions with their inventory software applications that utilize barcode technology. They continue to help their customers improve their bottom line by transitioning to modern and efficient inventory control techniques.

  Wasp Bar Code

  Weyfringe Labelling Systems:  Manufacturers and distributors of label and barcode printing and application systems.

  Winco Identification Corp:   Leader in the field of automatic identification and labeling systems.

  Worthington Data Solutions:   Manufacturer of barcode readers, labeling software and printers, CCD's, laser scanners and portable data collection terminals.

  Zebra  Zebra delivers innovative and reliable bar code and specialty label printing solutions to businesses and governments in 100 countries around the world. With more than 35 years of experience and over four million printers sold, Zebra is the trusted brand for 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies.

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