Our History

1994

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"

1995

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

1996

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"

1998

GS1-128 and Application Identifiers approved as the National Standards

1999

5 years of EAN UKRAINE
  • 1900 associated members
  • 28000 GS1 Numbers certified

2000

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

2001

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

2002

First publication of GTIN Allocation Rules in Ukrainian

2003

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

2004

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

2005

16.03.2005 GS1 Ukraine is a Member of GS1 in Europe
National specifications for identification of coupons approved

2006

GS1 Ukraine is the new official name for Association
A number of EDI implementations launched in Ukrainian retail

2007

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

2008

ISO/GS1 Bar Code Verification Service implemented

2009

15 years of GS1 Ukraine
  • 5,5 thousand associated members
  • 620 thousand GS1 Numbers sertified
  • 1700 GS1 EDI standard users

2010

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

2012

Number of new data synchronization initiatives on Ukrainian market

2013

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

2014

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

2016

GS1 Ukraine adopts New Global GS1 Branding