Ordering bar code labels for tape cartridges

Each tape cartridge must have a bar code label with a unique volume serial (VOLSER) number. You can order these labels separately from IBM® data cartridges and cleaning cartridges.

Bar code labels must meet the following specifications:
Table 1. Authorized suppliers of custom bar code labels1
In the Americas In Europe and Asia
6800 West 117th Avenue
Broomfield, CO 80020
Telephone: 888-438-8362 or 303-464-3547
Fax: 888-438-8363 or 303-666-2166
Netc, L.L.C.2
100 Corporate Drive
Trumbull, CT 06611
Telephone: 203-372-6382
Fax: 203-372-0676
Netc Europe
Telephone.: +49-2151-970-900
Fax: +49-2151-970-908
Email: Vertrieb@netclabels.de
Netc Asia Pacific Pty. Ltd.
7 Cordwood Drive
Cooroy QLD 4563
Telephone: +61 (0)7 5442 6263
Fax: +61 (0)7 5442 6522
  1. These label providers have demonstrated the ability to produce finished bar code labels that meet the foregoing specifications and requirements. This information is provided for the convenience of users only and is not an endorsement or recommendation of such providers. IBM is not responsible for the quality of bar code labels that are procured from sources other than IBM. This information is applicable to bar code labels that are printed by the listed companies. IBM does not review the quality of any labels that are produced by software or services that are offered by such companies that allow users to print labels on their own printing equipment.
  2. Netc is the only authorized supplier of radio frequency identification (RFID) labels. Orders for RFID labels must be placed through the U.S. office. Orders are shipped worldwide.