GS1 US Data Hub | Company

The tool for accessing validated company data for better business processes.


Validate the relationships between products and companies with GS1 US Data Hub® | Company. This subscription-based tool gives you access to the GS1 US company database, a listing of over 489,000 companies that have a GS1 Company Prefix, the unique company identifier that’s part of every GS1 barcode and U.P.C. Use it to:

  • Provide reliable, trustworthy product data to your users and consumers
  • Validate that the product data that you use is from legitimate sources

Benefits for retailers & online marketplaces

  • Validate that your suppliers’ U.P.C. product data is accurate at time of set up
  • Be confident that you are using U.P.C.-related product data from legitimate, validated sources
  • Give consumers a better user experience with more reliable product listings
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Benefits for GDSN®-certified data pools

  • Reduce customer re-keying by integrating verified basic company information directly into your platform
  • Improve the quality of GS1 Company Prefix data entering both your data pool and the Global Data Synchronization NetworkTM (GDSN)
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  • Create additional data quality and data cleanup services for your customers
  • Use GS1 US® data to identify additional companies that may be ready for data synchronization services

Benefits for web and mobile application developers

  • Spend more time refining your apps and less time validating that your U.P.C. and related product data match back to the brand owner
  • Give customers an optimal user experience by ensuring that basic manufacturer/brand owner and U.P.C.-related product data is reliable
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Benefits for solution providers

  • Provide validated GS1 Company Prefix data to your applications
  • Enhance trading partner relationships
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In this publication, the letters “U.P.C.” are used solely as an abbreviation for the “Universal Product Code”, which is a product identification system. They do not refer to the UPC, which is a federally registered certification mark of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) to certify compliance with a Uniform Plumbing Code as authorized by IAPMO.