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If you''re interested in more of the technical details and specifications of check printing, we have included links to the authorities below. Most of the documents pertaining to check printing tend to be rather dry and technical. Most users should be able to get along fine with a MICR Placement Gauge and the compliment of products and expertise from Advantage Laser Products. But for you technocrats go get em!

ANSI - American National Standards Institute X9 Committee

ABA - American Banking Association (Center for Banking Information)

CBA - Canadian Bankers Association

Click here for a comprehensive overview on X9 (The ANSI Standard Used for Checks) 

Canadian Standards and Specifications for MICR Encoded Documents are published by the CPA (Canadian Payments Association). To order call the CPA at 613-238-4173.