955 Barcode Number Prefix

A barcode beginning with the “955” prefix indicates the number was issued by the Malaysian branch of the Global Standards Body (GS1). A “955” prefix however does not indicate the product as being of Malaysian origin or “Made in Malaysia”. This is confirmed by GS1’s own documentation, see GS1 Australia’s Media Release or GS1 UK … Read more

ISBN – Barcodes for Books

The standard retail EAN-13 & UPC-A Barcode numbers we supply are not suited for Books. Books require an International Standard Book Number (ISBN) using a range of numbers reserved especially for print publications. To obtain an ISBN for your publication in Malaysia you can apply at the National Library of Malaysia.  Visit https://www.pnm.gov.my/index.php/pages/view/18 Once you … Read more

Difference between EAN and UPC barcodes – which to use on your product

Our standard barcode packages include both UPC-A (Universal Product Code) and EAN-13 (International Article Number) variants.   Our numbers originate with the Uniform Code Council (now GS1 US) with the EAN-13 version prefixed with either a “07” or “06”.  This means our barcodes can be read as either; a 12 digit UPC-A when dropping the leading … Read more

How to open the .zip folder

Our barcode packages are delivered instantly to your email address upon completion of checkout.  We send all your barcode numbers, images, certificte and OCRB font inside a Zip Folder.  If you’re not farmiliar with opening zips refer to these instructions. Step 1. Download the zip folder from the automated email sent to the email you … Read more