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George J Laurer, Inventor of the UPC, Passes Away at 94

George Laurer, the creator of the Uniform Product Code (UPC), found on millions of items worldwide, and scanned billions of times per day, passed away Friday December 5th, 2019.  He was 94. "George Laurer was a consultant for IBM before he established the 12-digit bar code that is now used on products in stores. In 1971 the company's management asked Laurer...

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