Needham Ink Technologies Blog

Explore the latest articles about industrial inks, coding and printing. Info on the latest innovations in ink and coding technologies.

Combatting the rising cost of corrugated cardboard

As industries emerge from an unprecedented economic situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, there are predictions of price inflation across the...

How does Coding Technology Support the Pharmaceutical Industry?

The blister packets of pills that we see on a daily basis are all produced on high-speed production lines. Medicines and drugs must be identifiable...

QR Codes: What are they and how are they used

Quick Response codes, known more commonly as QR Codes, are 2-dimensional barcodes that are capable of storing large quantities of data. We see them...

Needham Ink Technologies MD Nominated For Prestigious Award

The Managing Director of one of Britain's leading Ink manufacturers has been nominated in the West Midlands Leadership Awards 2022 in the category...

Needham Group Announces £30m Expansion

The Needham Group, which operates three specialist lasers, coding and ink technology businesses, has launched an expansion blueprint that will see...

Use-By Date vs. Best Before Date: What's the Difference?

We are all familiar with dates printed on the food and drink items we buy, and they usually inform our decision as to whether or not they go in our...

How does Coding Technology Support the Food & Beverage Industry?

In high-speed food and beverage packaging environments, it is essential for manufacturers to be able to print virtually anywhere on their packaging,...

Invisible Ink: What is UV-readable Ink and Where is it used?

In a previous blog, we took a look at inks that change colour when introduced to certain temperatures, known as Thermochromic Inks. But, did you know...

What is Thermal Inkjet (TIJ) Technology?

Ever wondered what Thermal Inkjet is all about? How does it work? How it can be utilised? We have you covered in this blog!

Coding and Marking in the Construction Industry

As with many other industries, construction materials such as timber planks need to be coded so that they are identifiable - including their origin,...