Our History


13.09.1994 – EAN UKRAINE is established

31.10.1994 – EAN UKRAINE is a Member of EAN International

12.12.1994 – Decree of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “About the Article Numbering Association of Ukraine EAN UKRAINE”


15.03.2005 – GS1 Prefix 482 is assigned to EAN UKRAINE

23.03.1995 – The first GTIN with GS1 Prefix 482 was allocated to the Soap “Hetman” of Kalynysky Fats and Oil Fractioning Experimental Plant


First set of Ukrainian National Standards for bar codes approved.

29.05.1996  – Decree of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “About implementation of the bar coding”


GS1-128 and Application Identifiers approved as the National Standards


5 years of EAN UKRAINE

  • 1900 associated members
  • 28000 GS1 Numbers certified


EAN UKRAINE joined the Global Electronic Party Information Register (GEPIR)


The National electronic catalogue for goods and services (Depositary) is launched


First publication of GTIN Allocation Rules in Ukrainian


27.06.2003  Mr Georgiy Dzis, the founder and first President of EAN UKRAINE passed away

EAN Ukraine is the representative of EPCglobal

06.11.2003 – Mr Valentyn Oskolskyi elected as the President of EAN UKRAINE


The office of Association in Kyiv is generally reconstructed

10 years of gs1 Ukraine

  • 3840 associated members
  • 185 thousand GS1 Numbers certified

21-23.09.2004 – Central and Eastern Europe Member Organizations Managers Meeting (CEE NOMM) in Kyiv, Ukraine


16.03.2005 GS1 Ukraine is a Member of GS1 in Europe

National specifications for identification of coupons approved


GS1 Ukraine is the new official name for Association

A number of EDI implementations launched in Ukrainian retail


Ministry of Economy and European Integration updated its Regulations On the Bar-Coding of Goods

New GS1 Ukraine standard for Ukrainian GS1 System Terminology approved

Digital signature introduced in electronic communications with the member companies


ISO/GS1 Bar Code Verification Service implemented


15 years of GS1 Ukraine

  • 5,5 thousand associated members
  • 620 thousand GS1 Numbers sertified
  • 1700 GS1 EDI standard users


New (redesigned) version of GS1 General Specifications is published in Ukrainian


Number of new data synchronization initiatives on Ukrainian market


The governmental project for control of pharmaceuticals in the supply chain, based on GS1 DataMatrix and other GS1 Standards, is launched in Ukraine

December 2013 – GS1 Ukraine and the State Inspectorate for Quality Control of Medicines signed the Memorandum of Understanding


The new advanced system for communications with Members is launched

20 years of GS1 Ukraine

  • 5,3  thousand associated members
  • about a million GS1 Numbers certified
  • over 5  thousand GS1 EDI standard users


GS1 Ukraine adopts New Global GS1 Branding