Macsa ID UK agrees strategic partnership with Codetronix

Bedfordshire coding and marking equipment specialist Macsa ID UK  ( has agreed an exciting new strategic partnership with Codetronix ( to offer its Citronix® continuous inkjet printers (CIJ) – complete with industry leading 30-month warranty – and Intrex label applicators.

In addition, Leeds-based Codetronix will offer Macsa ID’s laser marking systems. The businesses will also utilise each other’s service and sales functions, doubling capacity for the UK’s food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care and cosmetics industries, and strengthening response times.

Macsa ID and Codetronix will now be able to provide a more comprehensive portfolio of products and technologies to meet all customers’ product identification requirements. Working together and focusing on their strengths will maximise business opportunities whilst providing the best possible service.

Paul Johnson, General Manager at Codetronix, was keen to express how the strategic partnership between Codetronix and Macsa will enable the combining of in depth knowledge of the product coding and marking industry. “I view this as a real opportunity to significantly grow both businesses by utilising each other’s products and knowledge to enhance what we offer to our customers.”

Macsa ID’s compact, lightweight and affordable ICON 2 small character laser coder is ideal for most packaging applications, it offers superb performance, usability and reliability at high speeds, as well as increased environmental benefits and lower running costs.

The ICON 2 offers permanent, consistent and durable marking in a clean, usable and sustainable design, making it particularly ideal for first time laser users. It boasts a clean, energy efficient design and does not need consumables so there are no messy ink deposits or noxious solvent emissions. Plus, better filters help keep the laser and electronics cool and clean.

Citronix CIJ printers, which are available with a market leading 30-month warranty, provide reliability and peace of mind, as well as simplicity of use. The machines are capable of printing product identification, traceability and date codes onto almost any material including plastics, glass and metals.

In addition, Citronix CIJ printers are perfect for round or concave surfaces such as bottles and cans, where the product to be printed is more than 5mm away from the print head or for harsher industrial environments.

Intrex labelling heads are available in four models and are used to apply self-adhesive labels from a reel to a huge range of product types from low to very high speeds in a wide range of food and non-food industry sectors. The Intrex labelling heads can apply labels on the top, side or bottom of products and can be integrated into packaging lines.

The Intrex labelling machines allow most products to be labelled including round products such as bottles, jars, containers, tins or aerosols as well as flat sided objects such as jerry cans, large containers, spray bottles and boxes.


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