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Consecutive Numbering | Bar Code Numbering | MOD Numbering

There are several option for numbering labels. They may be numbered with a standard consecutive number or they can be numbered by using a bar code system, which can be a consecutive or a static number. MOD numbering can be used for added security.

Consecutive Numbering

  • Consecutive numbering changes sequentially from one label to the next.
  • It can be used as a control feature to provide a distinct identity to each document.
  • The number can be printed in most any location on the label. For numbering in more than one location, consult your supplier.
  • Numbering is available on most any size, shape or type of label.
  • The size of the number can range from 1/16" to 5 1/2", depending on manufacturer's capabilities.
  • Alphabetic characters can also be used in the number.
  • Numbering can be added on almost any type of facestock.


Bar Code Numbering

  • Bar code numbering is used on many types of applications to code and decode information automatically.
  • It consists of bars and spaces of various sizes.
  • The bar codes can be static (the same number on each label) or consecutive (sequential from label to label).
  • The scanned information is received without the input errors that can occur with the use of traditional methods of entering data. Bar coding is a much more reliable, faster, and efficient method of gathering information.

Static Bar Code

Consecutive Bar Code

Additional Bar Code

Consecutive Bar Code


MOD Numbering

MOD (Modulus) or check digit numbering involves selecting a numbering method (MICR, Gothic, OCR, or Bar Code) to be used on documents for which an additional digit will be printed to the right of a base sequential number enabling the document owner to verify and control some aspect of the document, it's contents, or the intended end-user of the document. Click the link, MOD Numbering, to learn more.


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