About Seagull Scientific

BarTender® software by Seagull Scientific enables organizations around the world to improve safety, security, efficiency and compliance by creating and automating labels, barcodes, RFID tags, plastic cards and more.

Hundreds of thousands of companies in manufacturing, chemicals, healthcare, food and beverage, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, supply chain/logistics and other industries trust BarTender with the labeling and marking processes that keep their businesses running.

With corporate headquarters and software development in Bellevue, Washington, USA, and branch offices in Madrid, Taipei and Tokyo, BarTender is available in more than 150 countries through a global network of local partners. 

  • 2016

    The BarTender Print Portal App brings easy barcode label printing to iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

  • 2016

    Company growth leads to new facilities for both the global headquarters and the EMEA office.

  • 2016

    Seagull named Best Channel Vendor for unprecedented 8th year in a row by Business Solutions magazine.

    Frost & Sullivan honors BarTender with its Food Safety Software Customer Service Leadership Award.

  • 2015

    BarTender again named to the Food Logistics FL100+ list of top technologies for the food industry.

  • 2015

    BarTender 2016 is released during Seagull's 30th anniversary year, with major new features and significant enhancements.

  • 2014

    Seagull named Organization of the Year by AIM.

    BarTender named to the Food Logistics FL100+ list of top technologies for the food industry.

    Seagull admitted as an affiliate to the National Association of Chemical Distributors.

  • 2013

    BarTender named Best Professional Barcode Software by Top10Reviews.

  • 2012

    BarTender, celebrating 25 years since version 1.0, releases version 10, Seagull’s biggest release to date, and adds card printing.

  • 2007

    Seagull becomes an Oracle partner.

  • 2007

    BarTender adds enterprise and web printing features.

  • 2005

    Tokyo office opens.

  • 2005

    BarTender adds RFID.

  • 2003

    Taipei office opens.

  • 2000

    Seagull becomes an SAP partner.

  • 1999

    European office opens (now in Madrid).

  • 1994

    Drivers by Seagull™ introduced the world’s first Windows printer drivers for label printers.

  • 1993

    Software sales surpass hardware. Seagull exits the hardware business four years later.

  • 1993

    BarTender for Windows launched.

  • 1987

    BarTender for DOS, our first label printing software, launched to complement our hardware products.

  • 1985

    Seagull Scientific begins as a manufacturer and distributor of barcode-reading equipment for personal computers.

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