News & Information

December 2017


Needham Coding Ireland celebrates first six months’ trading with key new appointments

Newly-established specialist in coding and marking equipment and consumables for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and industrial markets, Co Westmeath-based Needham Coding Ireland Limited, underlines a successful first six months’ trading with two key appointments. Needham Coding Ireland was created as a result of a merger between The Needham Group, which comprises Needham Coding UK, Needham Inks and Needham Coding Distribution, and its long-standing Irish distributor Advanced Coding Solutions (ACS). On track to achieve 25% growth, Needham Coding Ireland has appointed Graham [...]

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Dispelling myths about laser marking

Due to their versatility and reliability, as well as increasing regulations about part and product identification for traceability, laser marking systems are now being widely used in a broad range of industries including automotive, aerospace, military and defence, medical and electronics. However, there is still the perception that laser marking equipment is expensive, complex and dangerous. John Grainger, Needham Coding’s Operations Director addresses each of those myths below. Laser marking is now a cost-effective way to permanently mark components, products or [...]

October 2017

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Needham Coding promotes Phil Mosley to Inkjet Systems Manager

Following the implementation of several growth initiatives including the recent launch of its own brand ‘N’ series of continuous inkjet printers, Needham Coding – part of The Needham Group which also comprises Needham Inks and Needham Coding Distribution – has promoted long-standing employee, Phil Mosley, to Inkjet Systems Manager. Prior to taking up his new role, Phil spent over 13 years as Needham Coding’s Technical Sales Engineer responsible for the demonstration, installation, servicing and repair of the company’s wide range [...]

September 2017

New Fiber Laser Marking Systems

Entry-level MiniLase™ e aimed at first time laser users whilst the MiniLase™ XL is suited to high volume applications and capable of handling large components Further demonstrating its position at the forefront of advanced coding and marking equipment, Needham Coding, part of The Needham Group, has added two exciting new models to its growing portfolio of fiber laser marking systems for a range of industrial markets, including automotive, aerospace, engineering, mechanical and medical device. Designed for high volume applications, the MiniLase™ [...]

August 2017

N-Series Continuous Inkjet Printer Sparkles at AP Adam

Cleaning and disinfectant chemicals manufacturer upgrades to N25 model to meet stringent traceability requirements  . When it needed to upgrade an old printer to meet increasingly stringent traceability requirements, leading cleaning and disinfectant chemicals manufacturer, RP Adam Ltd chose a newly launched ‘N’ series continuous inkjet printer (CIJ) from Needham Coding Ltd (+44 (0) 114 2570007;, part of The Needham Group which also comprises Needham Inks Ltd. Selkirk-based RP Adam is using the coding and marking specialist’s robust and versatile [...]


Aled Ellis, Managing Director at Needham Coding examines the benefits of today’s modern continuous inkjet printers Many of today’s fast moving industries like food and beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, healthcare, chemical, electronics and automotive, have complicated coding and marking needs. Continuous Inkjet is one of the oldest and most mature printing technologies still in use today yet is still the system of choice where accuracy, speed and flexibility are key requirements. In addition, traceability for brand protection and anti-counterfeiting purposes places [...]

July 2017

Legibility Tips for Continuous Ink Jet Printing

Bob Powles, Managing Director of Needham Coding Ireland Limited, gives his top tips for ensuring that use-by or best-before information is clear and easy to read. It is imperative that vital use-by or best-before information is clear, easy to read and remains intact for at least as long as the product is on shelf, and while in the consumer’s possession if possible. Depending on the application, the information might also have to adhere to strict legibility standards. With this in mind, [...]

June 2017

The Needham Group Establishes Needham Coding Distribution Limited

Latest growth initiative represents investment of £550,000 in new office space to facilitate worldwide distribution of own brand N series of CIJ printers Shropshire-based The Needham Group (; +44 (0) 1948 662629) has invested in excess of £550,000 to establish Needham Coding Distribution Limited for the worldwide distribution of its newly launched, own-brand ‘N’ series of continuous inkjet (CIJ) printers which has been well received in the UK by both existing and new customers within the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics [...]

May 2017

Needham Coding Appoints Technical Sales Engineer For North Of England

Tom Steele recruited to help increase sales of laser marking systems and MarkinBOX dot peen engraver unit In line with its ambitious growth strategy, Sheffield-based Needham Coding Limited – part of The Needham Group which also comprises Needham Inks Limited – has appointed Tom Steele as Technical Sales Engineer for the North of England. Further expanding market reach in this key territory, Tom will be responsible for developing sales of the company’s industrial fiber, CO2 and YAG laser marking systems and [...]

New Payment & Service Packages for ‘N’ Series

New affordable purchase, lease and rental options reflect company values and are designed to deliver major cost advantages whilst giving customers peace of mind Further underlining its position at the forefront of coding and marking technology, Needham Coding Limited (+44 (0) 114 2570007; – part of The Needham Group which also comprises Needham Inks Limited – has introduced flexible, industry leading payment packages for its newly launched, own-branded ‘N’ series of continuous ink jet printers. The transparent and affordable purchase, [...]