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DOD Ink (Drop On Demand Inks)

With over 50 years’ experience in ink development and manufacture, you will find our Drop On Demand Inkjet Inks (DOD ink) used globally.

Every ink is extensively tested by our chemists and every single product is manufactured at our UK-based facility. From there it is distributed globally to over 73 countries. Our success here is owed to the exceptional quality of our drop-in-replacements their low costs.

We are actively expanding our distributor network, so please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to find out more.



All of our Drop on Demand inks are available in either the original OEM packaging or in bulk containers (25 litre, 200 litre or similar to meet requirement).


Our comprehensive research and development laboratories, based in the heart of rural Shropshire (UK), allow us to develop quality, high contrast inks to print onto non-porous and porous items.

Our extensive range offers drop-in replacements for Videojet®, Matthews®, Alphadot®, Diagraph®, Willett® & Markem-Imaje®, and many more.  But crucially, and in addition to this, if you have any specific requirements you can be confident we have the facilities, personnel and experience to meet any bespoke needs you may have.


A comprehensive range of water, alcohol or MEK based drop-on-demand inks and cleaning solvents are available. All DoD inks and solvents have been developed, tested and manufactured to ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001 standards and are designed to meet or exceed the performance of the OEM inks they replace.

Please click on the links below for detailed information:

  • Compatible Alpha Dot DoD inks; click here to view our range of Alpha Dot inks:
  • Compatible Matthews DoD inks; click here to view our range of Matthews inks:
  • Compatible Willett DoD inks; click here to view our range of Willett inks:


The Needham Group has been certified by ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 standards since 2008. The quality of our drop-on-demand inks, along with the high level of service offered to all customers and distributors is what we believe to be most important to our company.

We work diligently to develop close relationships with all of our customers so as to fully understand and surpass their requirements.


Are you interested in becoming a distributor of our DoD inks? Please click here to contact us.

It is really important for us to develop strong partnerships with our distributors. Our objective is to establish long term and successful relationships so we try our very best to understand distributors’ requirements and supply the best quality at the most competitive prices.