Welcome to Markem-Imaje

 

Creating value for our customers around the world through innovation, customer intimacy, and a unique experience

 

Markem-Imaje is a trusted global manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions. Our connected solutions help manufacturers to reduce waste, increase efficiency, achieve compliance and protect their brand.

We offer the most complete range of market-leading marking and coding systems along with software, services and consumable solutions so you can streamline all your printing needs from one supplier.

For decades we have defined the possibilities of coding with superior technology, implementation, and services. With the technical leadership in coding hardware and software implementation and the most extensive global network coverage in the industry, we can meet any needs from local producers to global corporations, and from end-users to system integrators.

Markem-Imaje is a wholly owned subsidiary of the US-based Dover Corporation.

 

Our vision

 

Partner with our customers to make their products the safest and their brands the most attractive by working together in every corner of the world creating innovative marking and printing solutions.

 

Our values

 

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Collaborative entrepreneurial spirit

We operate as entrepreneurs while working together to leverage our scale and resources as a global company.

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Winning through customers

It is being passionate about our customers’ success because we know that when they win, we win.

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High ethical standards, openness, and trust

It is about trusting and respecting one another, being honest and genuine.

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Expectations for results

We set goals, targets, and objectives for ourselves and our organization and strive to achieve them.

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Respect and value people

We recognize people as individuals deserving respect, motivation, and inspiration.

 

Markem-Imaje in a nutshell

 

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3,000 employees worldwide
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850 field service engineers
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41 offices in 28 countries
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280 partners across the globe

 

Our timeline

 

2007

  • The American company Markem and the French company Imaje merged and the new company Markem-Imaje was born.
  • Omar Kerbage was appointed President of the Product Identification Group and Serge Kral, President of the Business Group.

2008

  • Launch of the large width Thermal Transfer Overprint (TTO) coder SmartDate 5/128.

2009

  • Redesign of the traceability software CoLOS®.
  • Opening of the printer and consumable factory in Keene, USA.
  • Implementation of ISO norm 14001 in Keene, USA.
  • Launch of large character high-resolution piezo coders 5600, and 5800.

2010

  • Serge Kral was appointed President of the Product Identification Group.
  • Keene production site is certified ISO 14001.

2011

  • Launch of the small character inkjet printer 9232, TTO printer SmartDate X40, the 7031 HD laser, and the Print and Apply series 2200.
  • Release of the CoLOS® version 5 including new features for coding integrity, printer performance monitoring and reporting, instant alerts over email or SMS, and SAP connection.

2012

  • Launch of the TTO printer SmartDate X60.
  • Opening of a logistics center in Singapore.

2013

  • Acquisition of RSI Systems, leader of thermal inkjet printers.

2014

  • Acquisition of CSAT, experts of high-end digital printing systems. Visit the CSAT website.
  • Vincent Vanderpoel was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Markem-Imaje.
  • Launch of the continuous inkjet 9018, and 9028 printers.


2015

  • Launch of the continuous inkjet 9450 printer.
  • Shanghai site is certified OHSAS 18801.

2016

  • Launch of the 5400 FG coder, with food-grade inks.
  • Launch of the 4500, a new generation of drop-on-demand printers.

2017

  • New 'Code with CONFIDENCE' service offer available.
  • Launch of the Flex SE applicator for print and apply labeling systems.

2018

  • Launch of CoLOS® 6, continuous inkjets printer 9029, large character valvejet coder 4700, and the thermal transfer overprinter SmartDate X30.
  • Installation of six solar paneled carports in Bourg-les-Valence, France.

2019

  • Launch of the laser SmartLase F500, an Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) module for CoLOS®, the TTO printers SmartDate X45, SmartDate X65, and SmartDate X65/128.
  • Launch of Packaging Intelligence solutions to optimize packaging operations with automated printing and industrial coding solutions to minimize waste, drive efficiency, and achieve compliance in any market.

2020

  • Acquisition of Systech, that joined Markem-Imaje to deliver comprehensive packaging intelligence solutions that protect products from the factory floor to the consumer.
  • Acquisition de Solaris. Headquartered in Warsaw, Poland, Solaris supplies advanced fiber, ultraviolet, and CO2 laser systems used for product marking and coding in industrial and packaging applications across a broad range of end markets. Solaris has served the marking and coding industry for over 25 years.
  • Markem-Imaje launches its e-commerce portal for the purchase of consumables and an overview of the installed base.
  • Launch of the continuous inkjet printer 9330.

 

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