EAN-130000018168228   EAN-13 barcode 0000018168228
UPC-A000018168228   UPC-A barcode 000018168228
Product NameBud 12oz Lnbt
Short Description12OZ
Created07-01-2006
Modified09-06-2017 5:58:17am
MD5dcd02c4d087dab0d8b44493ec5f160b5
SHA256a5af7a5985210b79a3b1283b987eac1c3d9bd9a9c839be6a75585dd6f7bdd820
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The Facing Identification Mark, or FIM, is used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) for the automation of mail processing. Basically, the FIM is a set of vertical bars that are printed on the upper edge of an envelop or postcard, slightly to the left of the stamp. It’s a nine digit barcode that consists of vertical bars and zeros, which are represented by the blank spaces.

The FIM’s primary function is to ensure that all mail is facing the proper way, to identify how the postage was paid (business reply, etc.) and whether or not the business reply mail has a POSTNET barcode. Should there be a POSTNET barcode, the mail can then be sent directly to the barcode sorter.

There are four different types of FIM barcodes, A, B, C and D.

As far as standards are concerned, the FIM has to meet very specific guidelines:

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