Mr. Nachtrieb has 30+ years of hands-on experience in barcode technology. His team imaged the film master for the first commercially scanned barcode in North America (1974). His specialty is barcode quality. He created and hosts a highly customized barcode quality seminar which has been presented to 100's of companies, reaching thousands of quality-concerned people, helping them to avoid barcode problems and manage barcode-related risk.

DPM Barcode Fundamentals

DPM or Direct Part Mark barcodes have been around for a long time, but this method for marking parts and sub-assemblies is evolving, as the use cases expand and advance. The military has long been a leader in using DPM to identify anything from engine blocks and major engine system such as exhaust, valve trains…

Five Barcode Match Use Cases

?       The barcode on an article or its package identifies that item for a range of reasons. At retail point-of-sale, the barcode triggers a database query that finds the sale price, debits the store inventory and populates an order from an upstream vendor or distribution center. Beyond its primary purpose, that barcode…