About FIS

About Flexible Information Systems
Flexible Information Systems (FIS) is the maker of the LabelVision family of products, the easiest and most powerful bar code label design and printing software you can buy. Since its first release in 1991, LabelVision has become the software of choice for a variety of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, automotive, retail, pharmaceutical, chemical, health care and food. We pride ourselves on the reliability and robustness of our software, its ability to be integrated with other systems, and our commitment and responsiveness to our customers.

Company History
Jan 2024 LabelVision 20/20 Version 4.9 is released
Aug 2020 LabelVision 20/20 Version 4.8 is released
Jan 2018 LabelVision 20/20 Version 4.7 is released
May 2016 LabelVision 20/20 Version 4.6 is released. LabelVision is now compatible with Windows 10.
2012-2015 Many large companies continue to use LabelVision 20/20 successfully. Among them are Nordson, Covidien, Merck, ITT Flojet - Xylem, Sensata, JBS, and many others.
December 2012

LabelVision 20/20 Version 4.5 is released. LabelVision is now compatible with Windows 8.

June 2009 One of the world's largest speaker manufacturers (name withheld at customer's request), which has been using LabelVision for the last eight years, has added all of its divisions to a global contract with FIS.
April 2009 LabelVision 20/20 Version 4.4 is released. LabelVision is now compatible with Windows Vista. As of November 2009, LabelVision is compatible with Windows 7.
February 2008 Medtronic, a leading medical device manufacturer, which has been using LabelVision extensively since 1993, recommends LabelVision 20/20 to its suppliers as part of its compliance labeling program. Medtronic and its Xomed Surgical Products division has LabelVision 20/20 installed in many locations worldwide.
January 18, 2007 LabelVision 20/20 Version 4.3 is released.
September 2006 Arrow Electronics signs a LabelVision 20/20 site license agreement with FIS for its new BCO System.
February 7, 2005 LabelVision 20/20 Version 4.2 is released. It includes many new features including limited support for RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) on a small number of Zebra printers, logging errors, and automating error handling, optionally suppressing the user interface.
November 2004 NGA, a branch of the US Goverment buys a site license for LabelVision 20/20.
May 15, 2003 LabelVision 20/20 Version 4.1 is released. It includes many new features such as enhancements to Projects, printer password protection, new printer drivers, and more.
August 2002 Eaton Aeroquip recommends LabelVision 20/20 to its suppliers and certifies that a LabelVision-generated Eaton label meets its compliance labeling requirements.
December 26, 2001 LabelVision 20/20 Version 4.0, an upgrade from LabelVision 2000, is released. A major new feature is Projects, which allows you to organize, validate and deploy custom labeling applications. Other new features are customized toolbars, thumbnails, and more.
April 2001 Dana (now The Affinia Group), a major automotive manufacturer, standardizes on LabelVision 2000 as its selected bar code labeling software for all of its US & Canada distribution centers.
December 12, 2000 LabelVision 2000 Version 3.2 is released. It includes many new features such as Variable Label Wizard, new printer drivers and more.
December 5, 2000 General Motors certifies that a GM-1724 LabelVision-generated label meets its compliance labeling requirements. The label is included with the LabelVision program.
November 12, 1999 LabelVision 2000, an upgrade from LabelVision 98, is released. LabelVision 2000 includes three editions: Integration, Standard & Run-Time. A Menu Editor and a Menu Runtime are added. LabelVision 2000 is the first labeling software to include true multi-user concurrent licensing.
October 15. 1998 LabelVision Classic Version 2.4 is released for the last time to address Year 2000 issues.
September 9, 1998 After three years of intensive development, LabelVision 98 is announced. This product is designed from the ground up for the 32 bit Windows market. The user interface is based on the standards set by Microsoft Office, and the product includes a built-in Microsoft Access-compatible database. The old LabelVision product is renamed to LabelVision Classic. LabelVision 98 can convert LabelVision Classic labels and databases.
August 19, 1996 LabelVision Version 2.3 is released. LabelVision Basic, a low-cost edition, is introduced to address the needs of the compliance labeling market.
October 1995 Bell Helicopter reaches an agreement with Flexible Information Systems, in which Bell refers their suppliers to FIS for the purchase of LabelVision. A pre-approved Bell Helicopter compliance label co-developed by FIS & Bell Helicopter is included.
August 8, 1995 LabelVision Version 2.2 is released. It includes many new features and printer drivers
May 1995 FIS and Arrow Electronics co-develop a bar code printing solution using LabelVision. Over the years Arrow installs this solution on hundreds of PCs world-wide
November 17, 1994 LabelVision Version 2.1 is released. It includes support for the PDF417 2D bar code symbology.
October 1993 KMART certifies that a LabelVision-generated KMART label meets its compliance labeling requirements. The same label is used for many other retailers and is included with the LabelVision program.
August 19, 1993 LabelVision Version 2.0 is released. It is the first bar code labeling package to download, store, and print TrueType fonts onto industrial bar code printers.
April 3, 1992 Peak Technologies, one of the largest worldwide AIDC distributors, OEMs LabelVision under the brand name IncrediBar.
November 25, 1992 LabelVision Version 1.2 is released. A powerful yet intuitive Menu Editor is included. It allows creating a custom front-end to simplify label printing applications.
November 11, 1991 LabelVision Version 1.1 is released. It includes a built-in dBase-compatible database, and a revolutionary Application Editor, which allows creating powerful applications in no time flat. The product is now split into three editions: Professional, Standard, and Print.
June 1991 Flexible Information Systems in contracted by Texas Instruments to create TI's compliance labeling program. After completion, a special version of LabelVision is created for Texas Instruments suppliers. Texas Instruments refers its suppliers to FIS for the purchase of LabelVision.
May 2, 1991 LabelVision Version 1.0 is released. Design labels in Windows 3.0; Print in DOS. It is the first bar code labeling package to use Microsoft Windows for label design.
March 15, 1989 Flexible Information Systems, Inc. is established. Its sole focus is the bar code labeling market. The development of an off-the-shelf bar code labeling product is underway.

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