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Cost-effective inkjet printer launched for small to medium-sized enterprises

Press release - 05/10/2020
The coder launched today has been specifically designed to meet the needs of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for high quality, yet cost-effective and hassle-free, product coding. Designed for low-to-medium duty operation up to 4.4 m/s (14.4 ft/s), it is not only easy-to-use and maintain, it adapts easily as production ramps up. Intended for a wide range of industries, it offers IP55 protection, making it ideal for many applications, including food and beverage.

Markem-Imaje announces acquisition of Solaris Laser S.A.

Press release - 21/08/2020
Expands Laser Technology Offerings of Marking and Coding Solutions Business

Production Interface minimizes case and pallet labeling downtime and rework

Press release - 13/05/2020
The 2200 Production Interface launched today reduces the risk of rework and recalls by minimizing the scope for operator error since label data and formats can be more easily controlled. Downtime is reduced by the ability to preview and adjust labels digitally. It is also improved by a large intuitive touchscreen which helps operators work more quickly.

Innovations optimizing production efficiency to be launched at interpack 2020

Press release - 04/03/2020
Products being launched at the interpack Processing & Packaging Expo in Dusseldorf 7-13, May, 2020, along with existing solutions shown there, will help manufacturers cost-effectively maximize uptime, performance and quality. This applies not only to product coding, but also more widely, by making it easier for producers to improve overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) through quicker access to packaging line insights overall.

Acquisition of Systech International Completed

Press release - 28/01/2020
Markem-Imaje announced today that Dover Corporation (“Dover”) has completed the previously announced acquisition of Sys-Tech Solutions, Inc., d/b/a Systech International (“Systech”), which will now become part of Dover’s Markem-Imaje business unit.

White paper shows how to improve flexible film coding accuracy and cost

Press release - 28/11/2019
The pros and cons of various digital technologies in decreasing costs and improving traceability over more traditional, mechanical approaches are explored in a new white paper looking at flexible film coding.

Flexible film coders improve efficiency and deliver higher performance prints

New product - 01/10/2019
Line extension to SmartDate® thermal transfer overprinters (TTO) aids process improvement initiatives via in-built tool to track packaging line downtime while improved user interface provides quicker, customized access to production metrics and tasks. Printing up to 455 packs per minute (ppm), versus an industry average of 120-160 ppm, is now possible.

Wide web stick pack coding and scoring made simpler and more cost-effective

At a glance - 17/04/2019
Markem-Imaje launches laser printer designed to save capital and operating expenditures (CAPEX and OPEX) by reducing the number of lasers needed to print and score across a wide film web while increasing coding speed and uptime.

Real-time code verification now within reach of more applications

Press release - 04/03/2019
Expansion of ‘Mark & Read’ camera and software system lets manufacturers tailor level of code verification to best suit application needs and budget. As products go down production lines, users can choose to simply check code presence on packs or also readability and data accuracy.

Code presence on packs using flexible film now more accurately checked

Press release - 18/02/2019
Verification system which reduces risk of scrap and rework by checking codes on flexible film packaging itself, and not via proxy ribbons, launched for use with SmartDate® coders.

Continuous inkjet line extension increases printer uptime versus comparable options

Press release - 13/11/2018
An updated continuous inkjet (CIJ) printer comes with a warranty to provide quality coding for 6 months straight of user-friendly product marking and coding – double the time typically provided by other similar CIJ options. Targeted at plants running 1-2 shifts a day, it provides up to 50% less additive consumption and a wide selection of inks versus comparable competitor models. The unit’s Jet Speed Control, which automatically adjusts ink pressure, ensures consistently high print quality and no missed codes, regardless of environmental conditions.

Valvejet printer line extension improves uptime, flexibility and readability

Press release - 05/11/2018
Valvejet printer users can now add ink “on-the-fly” without stopping high-speed production while printing two sides of a case simultaneously, or very large characters on one side, thus enhancing code readability and helping to minimize logistics mistakes.

New software improves production efficiency and product compliance

New product - 06/06/2018
Markem-Imaje releases Version 6.0 of its CoLOS® information management system which provides manufacturers with even higher uptime, throughput, and compliance in their product coding and packaging activities.

Are GS1-128 barcodes on course to be the preferred standard?

Press release - 03/04/2018
White paper considers whether GS1-128 barcodes are on track to become the most adopted standard for retail grocery and foodservice packaging and provides advice for meeting its stringent guidelines for implementation.

Global innovation center to open in greater Boston area

Press release - 20/03/2018
Plans are announced today for the opening this July of a product innovation and design center in Watertown, Massachusetts focusing on industrial laser marking and printing products and employing nearly 40 people.

Cost-efficient thermal transfer overprinter targets emerging markets

New product - 29/01/2018
Thermal transfer overprinter coder delivers top quality flexible film printing with high uptime and lower cost through greater modularity in terms of features, hardware, and setup.

Print and apply system cost-efficiently tackles GS1-128 recommendations

New product - 25/09/2017
A print and apply system that attaches barcodes to adjacent sides of cases without costly production line turning devices is available globally.

Thermal transfer ribbon doubles printhead life

Press release - 17/07/2017
An innovative back coating that minimizes the friction and drag between a thermal transfer ribbon and the printhead can double the life of printheads, compared to non-coated base layers.

Cost efficient and simple inkjet date printer unveiled at Craft Brewers Conference 2017

Press release - 10/04/2017
Markem-Imaje launches small character inkjet printer which streamlines printing and simplifies set-up as well as message editing while reducing ink waste for craft brewers running less than 2 shifts per day.

FB680 by Markem-Imaje: a new effective and safe ketone-free ink

Press release - 23/03/2017
Markem-Imaje, a global manufacturer of marking and printing solutions, is launching a new black MEK- and ketone-free ink for the inkjet printing of food packaging. Called FB680, this standard ink combines coding performance, operator safety while simplifying import/export customs procedures.

Markem-Imaje launches Code with CONFIDENCE℠, a new global approach to services

Press release - 06/03/2017
Markem-Imaje, a global leader in marking and printing solutions, introduces Code with CONFIDENCEsm, a simple, tailored, comprehensive range of services solutions for customers worldwide. This new approach to services has been developed to help customers increase reliability, efficiency, and profitability by ensuring production output, maximizing life cycle performance, and providing cost predictability.

Markem-Imaje launches a white ink for coding non-returnable and returnable glass bottles

New product - 10/10/2016
Markem-Imaje, a global manufacturer and distributor of marking and printing solutions, is launching MW470, a white ink aimed at the beer, cola and fruit juice sectors. Legible, resistant and washable, the new MW470 ink can be used to code non-returnable and returnable dark glass bottles.

Markem-Imaje launches the 4500 for intuitive, simple and cost-effective box coding

New product - 03/10/2016
Markem-Imaje, a global manufacturer and supplier of marking and printing solutions, is launching the 4500, a new solution for coding porous boxes.

Markem-Imaje completes its thermal transfer SmartDate X Series ribbons for its SmartDate coders

New product - 27/10/2015
Markem-Imaje, manufacturer and global distributor for marking and printing solutions, completes its range of SmartDate X series thermal transfer ribbons. In addition to its newly launched best-in-class SmartDate Xtra ribbons, Markem-Imaje introduces two other ribbon types: SmartDate Xpert and SmartDate Xceed. Designed to be used on its SmartDate coders, the entire ribbon range offers an array of quality identification solutions for all flexible packaging.

Markem-Imaje launches the 9450 E, a new inkjet printer offering productivity, contrast and adhesion

New product - 04/09/2015
Manufacturer and global distributor for marking and printing solutions, Markem-Imaje is launching the 9450 E inkjet printer to meet productivity, contrast and adhesion needs for cable, tube and profile manufacturers.

Markem-Imaje introduces its new SmartDate Xtra Ribbon, a new global standard for its range of SmartDate thermal transfer coders

New product - 21/07/2015
Markem-Imaje, a world leader in marking and printing solutions and the undisputed market leader in Thermal Transfer Overprinters, introduces its new thermal transfer ribbon for its SmartDate coders. Extra-resistant, flexible and cost effective, the new SmartDate Xtra Ribbon is designed to raise the standard for thermal transfer printing on flexible packaging and increase production efficiency.

Markem-Imaje introduces Mark & Read to enhance safety, reduce costs and prevent product recalls

New product - 09/04/2015
Markem-Imaje, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of marking and printing solutions, has announced the introduction of Mark & Read. This integrated, automated camera and printer verification solution ensures the right code is correctly printed every time, prevents product recalls and reduces unnecessary waste.

Markem-Imaje introduces high-speed, high-resolution solution for case coding: The new 1200 Thermal Inkjet

New product - 07/11/2014
Markem-Imaje has announced the introduction of the 1200 integrated thermal inkjet printer, adding a new case coding solution to Markem-Imaje’s array of high-performance coders.

Markem-Imaje launches the 9028, a new inkjet printer offering simplicity and autonomy

New product - 25/07/2014
The new Markem-Imaje 9028 inkjet printer has been conceived and engineered for industrialists with an eye for simplicity, evolution and autonomy. Ideal for small industrial application customers, the new 9028 offers excellent marking quality. As successor to the popular 9020 version, with over 40,000 sales, the new 9028 printer features several innovations for enhanced performance.

Promotion codes: Markem-Imaje launches a simple, easy-to-use solution

New product - 01/05/2014
Markem-Imaje, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of product identification and traceability solutions, launches a simple, easy-to-use solution for printing promotion codes on products. This solution is the first in a complete range designed to address every promotional coding need, from the simplest to the most advanced.

Markem-Imaje Announces Appointment of Vincent Vanderpoel as President and CEO

Press release - 17/02/2014
Geneva, Switzerland, February 17, 2014 - Markem-Imaje, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of product identification and traceability solutions, has announced the appointment of Vincent Vanderpoel as President and CEO of Markem-Imaje.

Markem-Imaje Announces Acquisition of CSAT

Press release - 10/01/2014
Integration of CSAT’s high-resolution digital printing systems strengthens Markem-Imaje array of technologies, solutions and services.

Markem-Imaje India has moved to H23, Sector 63, Noida

At a glance - 30/11/2010

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