By Chris McKinnon
Bar code printers play a large part in the drive toward business success. They provide cost-effectiveness, convenience, efficiency, and business control. They simplify processes across a range of business operations. While current trends see bar coding continuing to hold its own as a reliable choice for many customers who have fully integrated the technology into their operations, future trends seem to be driven by customer requirements, new business models, 2-D bar code technology, and alternate uses of the technology.