LoggerDesign Questions and Answers: UPC and Barcodes
Common questions we often receive about UPC/Barcodes...
Q: What size should it be?
A: The minimum recommended print size for a 750mL is 1.5"w x .5"h (38.1mm x
Q: What colors can I use for my barcode?
A: White and red do not scan, dark colors print best, we can "knock out" the barcode if only using one color/light color.
Q: What barcode system do you use?
A: We use the UPC A printing standards
Q: Should my barcode be vertical or horizontal?
A: We recommend, whenever possible, to print the barcode vertically on a round bottle
to avoid distortion in the lines.
Q: Can my UPC be resized?
A: The UPC can be reduced to 80% and can be increased up to 200% without
jeopardizing the scanability