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Primary Product Coding
From world leaders, Markem-Imaje.

From world leaders, Markem-Imaje.

Markem-Imaje has the industry’s most comprehensive in-house range of front-of-line coding systems, with a printer to suit every application.

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They’ll integrate seamlessly with your existing equipment—guaranteed with Foodmach’s unbeatable integration expertise—and with Markem-Imaje’s scalable software, services and consumables. 

Total brand protection begins on the packaging line with the right code on the right product.

We make it easy for you to get the perfect date marking and batch coding solution with CODE ONE, our fixed-price coding and labelling program. From just $10 a day, we can set you up with a printer, consumables, parts and servicing.

Whether you need a single printer or an entire track-and-trace solution, we’re here to help.

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Continuous Inkjet (CIJ)

Economical small character inkjet coding and marking printers.

Markem-Imaje has the widest range of economical, easy-to-use CIJ printers available.

The 9000 series are full-featured printers designed for demanding manufacturing environments, general purpose, as well as specific applications like high contrast and high-performance marking.

Consumables: Designed to print on all types of substrates from standard to specific applications (food grade, sterilisation, UV cure, egg coding etc); alcohol-based, water-based, ketone-free and MEK-free inks available in a wide range of colours.

Substrates: Plastic, glass, metal, cardboard and directly onto food.

Markets: Food, beverage, cosmetics, toiletries, electrical equipment, electronics, cables, tubes and profiles.


  • Markem-Imaje CIJ 9330
  • Markem-Imaje CIJ 9450 (Product coding – 20% faster small character inkjet)
  • Markem-Imaje CIJ 9450S

Thermal Transfer Overprinters (TTO)

Coding and marking printers for flexible film food packaging.

Markem-Imaje is the clear global leader in flexible film printing with their range of SmartDate® TTO printers.

SmartDate delivers high-resolution coding on flexible packaging films, foils and labels for continuous and intermittent operations at the fastest print and acceleration/deceleration speeds. They include multiple ribbon-saving features.

Consumables: A wide range of approved high-quality thermal transfer ribbons for both flat and near-edge printheads.

Substrates: Flow wrappers, bags, tray seals, pouches, sachets, vacuum packs or labels.

Markets: Fresh produce, frozen foods, snack foods, confectionery, baked goods


  • Smartdate X45
  • Smartdate X65
  • Smartdate X65 128

Thermal Transfer Overprinters

Laser Coding

Markem-Imaje CO2 and Fibre YAG laser coders. High speed.

For permanent, high-quality, high-contrast codes for medium to high-speed production lines, you can’t beat the Markem-Imaje range of CO2 and Fibre YAG laser coders.

SmartLase® coders are well suited for high-speed printing in large coding areas and tough production environments, especially those requiring multi-head scrubbing. They are capable of covering coding and scoring applications simultaneously.

Consumables: Dust filters for fume extractors

Substrates: Plastic, glass, foil, film, metal and cardboard

Markets: Food, beverage, cosmetics, toiletries and pharmaceuticals.


  • SmartLase® C150
  • SmartLase® C350
  • SmartLase® F500

Laser Coding

Thermal Inkjet

Markem-Imaje large or small character printers for any environment.

These large or small character high-resolution inkjet printers are perfect for low production or dusty, humid or corrosive environments.

With a convenient and simple cartridge-based ink and printhead replacement system, they're easy to operate and simple to set up and maintain.

Ideal for any location when you need ultra-sharp, high-resolution prints. Bulk ink systems are also available for high ink usage applications.

Consumables: Wide range of colours and ink types to suit most applications.


  • 1050
  • 1200

Thermal inkjet printers

Markem-Imaje Smartlase