Label Design Software is UCC-compliant.

Press Release Summary:

LABEL MATRIX® v7.02 conforms to EAN.UCC and 2005 Sunrise specifications for expanded Global Trade Item Numbers of 8, 12, 13, or 14 digits. It includes EAN/UCC-13, EAN/UCC-14, EAN/UCC-8, UCC-12, UCC/EAN-128 Coupon Code (UPC-A), UCC/EAN-128 Coupon Code (EAN-13), ITF-14, RSS-14 Composite, and EAN/UCC Composite bar codes. Software also offers drivers for Brady, Citizen, Datamax, Meto, Paxar/Monarch, Sato, TEC, TSC, and Zebra printers.

Original Press Release:

TEKLYNX First to Market with UCC-Compliant Label Design Software

New LABEL MATRIX version also adds bar code symbologies/printer drivers...

MILWAUKEE - Nov. 9, 2004 - TEKLYNX® International, the world's leading developer of software products for the AIDC marketplace, today announced LABEL MATRIX® 7.02, the first label design software to be certified by the Uniform Code Council's Solution Software Program. The certification assures EAN.UCC system users that LABEL MATRIX will provide an off-the-shelf solution. This will help them minimize costs while creating more efficient supply chain systems. (See separate EAN.UCC press release.)

The new version of LABEL MATRIX conforms to EAN.UCC and new 2005 Sunrise specifications for expanded Global Trade Item Numbers of 8, 12, 13 or 14 digits. To qualify for the expanded international standards, TEKLYNX updated or added the following bar codes:
UCC/EAN-128 Coupon Code (UPC-A)
UCC/EAN-128 Coupon Code (EAN-13)
RSS-14 Composite
EAN/UCC Composite

"It is important for TEKLYNX, with our worldwide market reach, to comply with the global standards set by the UCC," commented Brian Connolly, TEKLYNX director. "And that's why we're out front on this issue. Others may support the standard but TEKLYNX is the first to have an officially certified product that we can offer to our resellers and customers."

In addition, the new version of LABEL MATRIX includes new drivers for Brady, Citizen, Datamax, Meto, Paxar/Monarch, Sato, TEC, TSC and Zebra printers including new Zebra RFID printers. New printer drivers are available through TEKLYNX' DSP (Driver Service Pack) free online service at: LABEL MATRIX is available immediately. For additional product information visit:

TEKLYNX International is the leading software developer of AIDC products including software for label design, host connectivity, and data collection. Its software products feature the widest range of device and driver support in the industry. TEKLYNX is a Microsoft Certified Partner and has connectivity relationships with multiple ERP software providers. Over 400,000 companies in 120 countries rely on its integrated software solutions for supply chain automation, warehouse management, shipping and receiving, inventory control and asset management. The company is headquartered in Milwaukee with operations in the United States, Europe, Japan, China, Singapore, and Canada. More information on TEKLYNX International is available at

AIDC-Automatic Identification and Data Collection
UCC-Uniform Code Council
EAN-European Article Number
RFID-Radio Frequency Identification

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