A Brief History of the International Barcodes Network

2007 – Barcodes Limited (NZ) formed. The first sales of GTINs (barcode numbers) by a NZ company in NZ.

2008 – GTIN sales expand to Australia

2009 – 4 more countries join the growing network

2013 – International Barcodes Ltd registered as a company in New Zealand. 9 countries total.

2014 – The first non-English language websites formed – for GTIN sales in Germany, Greece & Italy. 12 countries, 4 languages

2015 – Two more languages added – 15 countries, 6 languages

2016 – 25 countries, 8 languages

2017 – 41 countries, 15 languages

2018 – 58 countries, 20 languages

2019 – 81 countries, 22 languages

2020 – (April) – 91 countries,22 languages