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Get Your Reference Guide to Barcode Colors

Achieve the highest print contrast signals (PCS) for scanners using this barcode color guide.

  • Create barcode labels that scan every time
  • Provides an extensive list of scannable color combinations you can use
  • Includes suggested supplies for barcode labels from reusable to permanent
  • Great tool for manufacturing facilities, distribution centers, and warehouses


  • Learn the best scannable combinations for reflective vinyl

  • Create high contrast/scannable barcode labels

  • Find out which printer and supplies you need for high quality barcodes

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Create Barcodes According to Best Practices

Successful barcode scanning requires sufficient contrast between the dark bars and light spaces. Learn which combinations are non-scannable. You’ll be able to create barcodes that work every time they’re scanned. Get your color guide to learn more.

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Barcode Color Reference Chart