Sectors and Industries

Technical Industries

Companies in technical industries face many similar challenges such as cost pressures, counterfeiting and the race to digitise their physical worlds. Optimising the supply chain and life cycle management are key processes to resolve these.

GS1 in Europe supports GS1 member organisations on a global level with the centres of excellence on construction and rail.


The construction sector is among the most promising emerging industries where GS1 can support the value chain stakeholders. The construction companies today face many challenges related to costs, waste management, environmental impact where using standards can have a major role in the future.