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Our goal when supplying laser coding equipment is to reduce your marking costs. We work diligently to help you improve reliability and quality, providing an extensive and effective support network, reducing any potentially expensive downtime.
When you invest in us, we invest in you…
Who We Are
For decades, we have been supplying, maintaining and supporting coding and marking equipment to a multitude of market sectors. Serving the UK, with a wealth of experience and a network of specialists, we have gone from strength-to-strength providing laser marking equipment to both major manufacturers, and SMB’s.
Serving the UK, with a wealth of experience and a wide network of specialists, we have gone from strength-to-strength providing laser marking equipment to both major manufacturers, and SMB’s.
With our renowned service and strong foundations, we have been selected as exclusive distributors for renowned brands such as the recently merged Tykma-Electrox, Macsalaser, Maplejet and more.
The Needham Group
Established in 1962, The Needham Group today is a multi-faceted business, with divisions in coding system supply & support, development, retail, manufacture and distribution. Needham Laser is based upon the same ethics and principles that make the Needham Group distinct in today’s market.
From specialist sectors such as Needham Laser and Needham Coding, to unique internet stores such as Simply Spray or Paint Markers The Needham Group represents much more than just one entity.
The Needham Group’s roots and main area of business exists within the manufacture and worldwide distribution of inks used for food stuffs, car parts, packaging and many household brands. However, with strong footholds in other sectors, today The Needham Group can provide you with services, products and support across a diverse spectrum of technologies.
TYKMA Electrox is a world leading manufacturer of industrial laser systems with combined experience of more than 55 years. Specialising in industrial laser systems for a variety of applications with a focus in laser marking, etching and engraving systems. With US based headquarters, facilities in the UK and Germany and a presence in more than 25 countries, they are fast becoming the largest and most prestigious in the industry.
Now reaching their 100th anniversary, Tokyo Chokoku based in Japan have simply and honestly adhered to a path of “metal stamp” marking, and we will continue to manufacture mainly “metal stamps” into the future. Their firm commitment to stable quality control, delivery management and cost control is very apparent in their product range.
Founded in Denmark in 1993, HSA Systems stands today as a leading manufacturer of industrial inkjet equipment. Their core business focuses on developing and manufacturing high-resolution inkjet printers. In addition to this, they provide a range of other products for coding, marking and commercial printing applications.
In-line with the Tykma Electrox merge, Electrox cease direct supply to customers in the UK, appointing us as the new exclusive distributor.
Tykma and Electrox merge, combining their strengths to offer a higher level of service, support and products globally.
In-line with The Needham Group’s ethos, the two primary divisions are made fully independent trading bodies. Needham Inks Limited and Needham Coding Limited are born.
Engineered perfection, the TYKMA range of fiber laser etching systems brought the marking industries an affordable, extremely flexible technology. The TYKMA range of lasers continue to grow in popularity, with the coding division (now Needham Coding Limited) as the exclusive UK & Ireland distributors.
Become exclusive supplier of GN Laser, providing low-cost fiber laser marking systems for industry.
Having had much success and establishing a comprehensive installed base of Citronix customers, we were approached by Macsa Laser of Spain and consequently, in April 2005 were appointed UK and Ireland distributor for Macsa Laser. These laser coding systems are used throughout industry to mark everything from plastics to automotive parts.
The Needham Group becomes the exclusive UK and Ireland distributors for Citronix. A prestigious brand of Continuous Ink Jet coding system, found today in 1000’s of facilities in almost every country in the world
Roger Needham & Sons Ltd (The Needham Group) sets up the specialist coding division, supplying inket and DOD coding equipment to industrial sectors.
Following the success of national distribution, in November 1962 Roger Needham & Sons Ltd (now The Needham Group) was formally established. With its first offices based at 44 Green End, Whitchurch, Shropshire.