News & Information

March 2017

The All New N-Series

We are pleased to announce the launch of our own Needham ‘N Series’ range of Continuous Ink Jet (CIJ) printers, the very latest technology for CIJ printing. Developed and designed around our own ink technology, the N Series offers: Maximum reliability; Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF) of 40,000 operating hours. 2 year comprehensive parts and labour warranty, as standard (extended warranties also available). CleanStart™ technology that automatically cleans the system eliminating daily and weekly manual cleanings. 4” colour touch screen as standard, providing a vivid [...]

May 2016


New Employment Opportunity – Technical Salesperson

Needham Coding Ltd is a subsidiary company of The Needham Group Ltd, established in 1962. Needham Coding Ltd is responsible for the distribution, sales and service of coding and marking equipment. The company focusses on five coding and marking technologies; Small character continuous ink jet (CIJ) printing systems. High resolution (High Res) ink jet printing systems. Thermal ink jet (TIJ) high resolution printing systems. CO2 laser coding systems. Industrial Fiber laser marking systems. Additional details can be found at and [...]


Needham Coding Ltd Change Of Address

We are pleased to announce that due to significant growth over the past 18 months our technical base for Needham Coding Ltd will soon be moving to new, larger premises. The purpose of this news post is to inform you of our new address, contact details and timescale for the move. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION: New address: Unit 6 Chambers Way Newton Chambers Road Thorncliffe Park Sheffield S35 2PH New telephone number: +44 (0)114 2570007 Timescale: We will be fully [...]

March 2016


Needham Coding appointed UK distributor for new Tykma Electrox brand.

TYKMA Electrox is a leading worldwide supplier of industrial laser marking machines. TYKMA and Electrox, two established manufacturers of laser marking equipment made the strategic decision to merge last year, unifying product offerings, increasing their support network and enhancing their global presence. With continued growth and more than 55 years combined history in the industrial laser systems market, they recently announced their new branding, selecting ourselves as the exclusive UK supplier for their expanded product range. “Since [...]

Minilase E - Front View

New: Entry-Level System

To meet current demand, we have introduced a new, highly affordable, highly dependable entry-level laser etching & marking system, the Minilase E. This fibre-based system is brimming with features and will mark a wide range of materials including most metal, plastics & more. As always, reliability is synonymous with our products, so you will benefit from exceptional MTBF figures complimented by our comprehensive 3-year warranty. With a fold-out touchscreen and the powerful software, you can start marking out-of-the-box [...]

November 2015

Tutorial 8 – Laser Parameters and Materials Library (Minilase Pro SE)

Within the tutorial we have a detailed look at programming laser parameters and installing and using our material library of preset laser parameters. As with all laser marking systems, there are of course 5 primary parameters that affect the result: Loop Count Power Frequency Speed Fill We show how easy it is to setup your system and software to control these elements, and how you can take advantage of our massive library of default material configurations.

Tutorial 5 – Creating Barcodes, 2D and QR Codes (Minilase Pro SE)

Here we take a look at creating barcodes, 2D and QR codes through the simple shortcuts in the laser marking software. All formats are covered, from default EAN’s, UPC’s, QR’s to datamatrix, simply add the text/code into the required field and the software takes care of the rest. Dimensions, matrix data sizes and so much more are easily applied and defined. Watch the video to find out more…