23Jan2020

Jordi Piñot, President and CEO of Macsa ID, Catalonia finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award

2020-01-23 09:52:07

The prestigious award, which celebrates its twenty-fourth edition in Spain, is sponsored by BNP Paribas and the collaboration of IESE The act of proclaiming candidates for Catalonia for the prize was attended by more than a hundred representatives from the…
15Jan2020

Laser marking on recycled polymer pipe

2020-01-15 14:30:23

Recycling is an increasingly present matter in society, and polymer recycling is not exempt from the trend, despite not being easy due to the variety and composition of the materials. Laser marking on recycled polymer pipe saves consumable costs since it…
5Dec2019

Macsa ID wins the “Innovation Award” at the "European Business Awards 2019"

2019-12-05 12:48:00

Macsa ID has been named Winner of the Award for Innovation with turnover of €26-150M in the Grand Final of the 2019 European Business Awards, at an esteemed awards ceremony held in Warsaw, Poland. More than 500 successful business leaders from across…
2Dec2019

Laser marking on cardboard

2019-12-02 12:10:00

Secondary packaging must also be coded correctly so as not to lose the traceability of the products inside. In this case, cardboard boxes that contain cleaning sprays. Laser marking on cardboard is one of the most common in the coding…
26Nov2019

Macsa ID celebrates another decade of growth and innovation

2019-11-26 11:54:32

Sustainable strategy leads Macsa ID to final round of the 2019 European Business Awards Bringing the year and the decade to a close on a high, Macsa ID will head to Poland on the 3rdand 4thof December to complete a…
15Nov2019

Marking on Tempered Glass

2019-11-15 12:35:10

Security product marking Tempered glass is a safety glass that, through thermal and chemical processes, increases its resistance up to 4 to 5 times more than normal glass. The tempering process puts the exterior surfaces into compression and the inner…
5Nov2019

Laser marking directly onto bread

2019-11-05 11:06:23

Laser coding directly onto food Laser marking directly onto bread, or any other product, is increasingly present in the world of food. One of the keys to achieving sustainability lies in the elimination of unnecessary packaging and labels that can not…
23Oct2019

IntegraNET 4.0, the software that allows you to be at every step of the process, even when you are not there.

2019-10-23 09:43:10

Macsa ID’s 4.0 service Macsa ID 4.0 solutions, Integranet 4.0, represent a conceptual change in the provision of services and solutions. In the last few decades, a fourth industrial revolution has emerged, known as Industry 4.0, which positions the digital…
21Oct2019

Laser marking on oak wood

2019-10-21 11:31:00

Marking in the beverage market is very diverse due to the multiple materials to be encoded, the type of beverage inside the package, and the speed of the production line. In this case, we will focus on the laser marking of…
7Oct2019

Laser marking on PMMA methacrylate

2019-10-07 10:51:19

  Laser marking on polymethyl methacrylate thermoplastic polymer (PMMA) is very common in the automotive market, especially in car headlight production, due to its high transparency, aesthetics and scratch resistance. With the Macsa D-5000 UV laser we achieve a lasting,…
30Sep2019

Coding on polyolefin tags

2019-09-30 12:15:32

Marking and coding on polyolefin requires testing to find the type of laser that best suits the needs of the client. However, since this material does not have a precise composition, as is common in polymers, each manufacturer uses its…
16Sep2019

Macsa ID proclaimed Spanish National Winner for innovation at the 2019 European Business Awards

2019-09-16 16:14:16

Macsa ID has been named ‘National Winner’ in the 2019 European Business Awards, one of the world’s largest business competitions. It was chosen from 2,753 businesses named as “Ones to Watch’ in a list of business excellence published in July…
8Aug2019

Laser marking on colored wood

2019-08-08 09:41:40

Identifying construction materials allows the manufacturer to carry out an exhaustive control of the traceability of their products. On this occasion, the material in question to be marked was colored wood, namely kitchen furniture doors. An area of ​​50x50 mm…
28Jun2019

Lasertex of Macsa ID present in ITMA 2019

2019-06-28 16:33:29

Macsa ID was present at the ITMA Show, this year held in Barcelona, from June 20th to 26th. Six days of fair, with many samples marked with Lasertex Advanced and Lasertex VI but above all, many visits. From Macsa ID…
24May2019

Marking on special polymers - Beverage

2019-05-24 00:00:00

The bottle lid industry represents a financial volume of approximately 1,500 million euros in Europe, due to the fact that nearly 250,000 million lids are manufactured annually. It is a very varied market because it includes a wide range of…
8Feb2019

Laser marking directly on vegetable skin

2019-02-08 00:00:00

Fruit and vegetable traceability is indispensable to properly track and verify every step of the distribution of produce and identify their origin if necessary. Laser marking directly on vegetable skins is increasingly common among producers, as it leads to savings…
8Jan2019

Marking in rubber tube for automotive use

2019-01-08 00:00:00

In the automotive market we can find an infinity of materials that need to be marked and coded in order to ensure perfect traceability during their manufacturing processes. For environmental reasons, the rubber currently used in the automotive industry is…
13Dec2018

Coding and marking on windscreen wiper cap (POM).

2018-12-13 00:00:00

Markings and codes containing information such as serial or batch numbers among other data, need to be made on the plastic components used in the automotive industry. These markings must be carried out obtaining maximum contrast. These automotive parts will…
4Dec2018

Marking and coding in water bottles (PET)

2018-12-04 00:00:00

PET is the most commonly used material in the beverage industry. It is a synthetic material belonging to the group of polyesters which have the characteristic that the faster they cool, the more transparent they become. When marking water bottles,…
21Nov2018

Marking on Denim Fabric

2018-11-21 00:00:00

The average number of liters of water that are needed to make a pair of jeans reaches 5 figures. This is why Macsa ID is working hard to provide a more sustainable production by using laser technology to mark, fade,…
12Nov2018

Laser coding on metal lids.

2018-11-12 13:39:37

On the food and drink industry, metal lids guarantee the hermetic seal required by many products. There are different types: special lids for pasteurized products, with protection, with a sterilization button, and of different diameters and colours. However, all of them need to be…
20Sep2018

Macsa ID will be presenting its latest solutions for coding, marking and traceability solutions at Pack Expo International

2018-09-20 13:36:19

Macsa ID will showcase its products at the Chicago Pack Expo International held from 14th to 17th of October in McCormick Place, Illinois. Pack Expo International is the world’s largest packaging event in 2018 and serves as an important international…
20Jun2018

Laser marking on concrete

2018-06-20 00:00:00

The main function of concrete sleepers is to maintain the stability of the tracks when faced with the static stress caused by the train's own weight and variations in temperature. Thanks to its lower cost and strength, wood sleepers have…
12Jun2018

Improve your company coding and marking while reducing the impact in the environment.

2018-06-12 13:33:37

Our goal in the next coming years is to make sustainability a key part of our business strategy, to embed it in our business and thereby to create value.
 Macsa ID will embed Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in its business…
23Mar2018

Macsa ID acquires majority shareholding in Halo Lasers UK.

2018-03-23 13:29:00

Thanks to this acquisition, Macsa ID consolidates its position as a technology leader in the industrial laser marking sector at a global level and establishes a direct presence in an important market. Macsa ID is a company that delivers solutions to meet…
21Mar2018

Marking on an oil bottle (PET)

2018-03-21 00:00:00

PET containers are the most frequently used ones in the industry thanks to their resistance, flexibility and its ease of molding. In this case, a QR code + 1 line of text (Macsa’s website) were marked on an oil bottle…
19Mar2018

The head of the Centre for Technological Development (CDTI) visits Macsa ID.

2018-03-19 00:00:00

The essence of Macsa ID is innovation and the state agency fosters and supports the leading companies in the Spanish business world. On March 15th 2018, Macsa ID was pleased to welcome to its offices the Managing Director of the…
25Jan2018

Painted steel marking with DPSS laser

2018-01-25 00:00:00

Marking and coding generally indicate the serial number, the batch number, the expiry date and so on, but this time we are going to focus on when a warning message needs to be added, and specifically the marking of a…
22Jan2018

Laser marking on plastic taps

2018-01-22 00:00:00

The last manufacturing process that the product undergoes is coding and marking so that the relevant identification regulations concerning packaged foods or drinks can also be adhered to. In this particular application we can see that the product reference, the time…
11Dec2017

Seven countries, eight fairs and thousands of thank you.

2017-12-11 13:13:39

Barcelona, Düsseldorf, Shangai, Madrid, Medellín, Hannover and Oporto. Seven countries and eight fairs in wich we were present during 2017. We want to thank the thousands of visitors who have passed through our booths, and all the colaborators, distributors and…
12Nov2017

'Annealing' on stainless steel bearing

2017-11-12 00:00:00

Metal parts, such as bearings, also need to be marked for identification with their product reference, brand or lot number for later traceability. Metal requires a marking and coding that does not damage the surface and with a high marking…
5Nov2017

Coding with laser reactive ink on glass

2017-11-05 00:00:00

Glass, one of the most widely used substrates in cosmetics and perfumes, is one of the materials in which laser marking is of excellent quality and which is also considered as one of the hardest. In addition to this, Macsa…
3Oct2017

Marking a data matrix on aluminum

2017-10-03 00:00:00

In the automotive industry many different component manufacturers are involved to deliver the parts needed for final assembly. The productivity demands of the automotive sector necessitate coding and marking systems that enable the identification, control and traceability of all components…
2Oct2017

Perforation of coding numbers in pet passports

2017-10-02 00:00:00

Identification document production requires increasingly more secure and permanent printing and marking technology. The Macsa K-1030 HPD laser is a CO2 laser with a high energy density able to perforate multiple sheets within a passport, thereby replacing traditional mechanical processes.…
28Sep2017

Macsa ID attended EMO (GER) and EMPACK (PT).

2017-09-28 13:09:51

Thank you for visiting us at  EMO fair (GER) and  EMPACK (PT), which we attended in parallel last week. Thank you very much! Next appointment is at the EMPACK in Madrid. See you there! http://www.emo-hannover.de/home http://www.easyfairs.com/de/empack-porto-2017/empack-porto-2017/
15Sep2017

Macsa ID is introducing at EMO 2017 its latest innovations in industrial marking.

2017-09-15 09:14:43

MACSA IS INTRODUCING AT EMO 2017 ITS LATEST INNOVATIONS IN INDUSTRIAL MARKING Macsa ID will participate in EMO Exhibition Fair, the world's premier trade fair for the metalworking sector that will take place in Hannover, Germany from 18th to the…
10Aug2017

Labelling of pallets with plastic oil bottles

2017-08-10 00:00:00

With the idBlocks Pallet 6011 by Macsa ID, F. Faiges reduces downtime and increases productivity  One of the concerns of the management of F. Faiges, a multinational company dedicated to the production of food oil, is that the process of…
13Jul2017

Laser marking on a wet eggshell

2017-07-13 00:00:00

N&N is a production and commercialitzation company which produces pasteurized eggs. Their challenge to Macsa ID was to implant a marking system capable of accomplish three goals: · Print on a high speed application its brand logotype on a fragile…
20May2017

More than 400 people visit the Macsa ID booth at Interpack

2017-05-20 00:00:00

Macsa ID was present with it's stand at Interpack 2017, the most important packaging exhibition held in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 4th to 10th May. A surface divided into 18 pavilions that hosted the best companies of the packaging sector, which…
18May2017

Laser marking of 2D QR code on aluminum valves

2017-05-18 00:00:00

There are many reasons why the products are coded, thanks to Macsa ID laser equipment, almost all substrates may be marked with guarantees of permanence and contrast. This is the case of aluminum valves. A 2D Datamatrix code marking was performed…
15May2017

Norland International - PET bottles marking

2017-05-15 00:00:00

Norland International, Inc. is a complete source for water bottling plants. Complete bottled water production lines, water distillation systems; and related equipment for the water bottling industry, such as: commercial water distillers; carbon filters; ozone generating systems; bottle washers, fillers and…
15May2017

Chäs Vrneli - Plastic cup made of poly styrene (PS)

2017-05-15 00:00:00

This application required replacing the stamping system to mark on plastic cup in a filling machine (butter-worth) with variable consumer information with a system which is clean, easy and fast to handle in the production. • Marking area approx. 40…
15May2017

Barre Brauerei - Metallized labels

2017-05-15 00:00:00

The K-1060Plus SHS Split was installed on a KHS Labeler to mark metallized labels. Both the control box and the laser tube are installed on the plant. Over an approximately 1 meter long tube of the marking head is installed…
15May2017

Coding on crystal packaging - Personal Care

2017-05-15 00:00:00

In the special sector of Personal Care it is frequent to find on the bottom of the bottle a label with the manufacturer’s details, product reference, volume, symbols etc. With the new designs and formats of perfumes bottles and beauty…
15May2017

TYCO Electronics-Componentes, Lda. - Plastic

2017-05-15 00:00:00

With a 50-plus year history of leadership, Tyco Electronics is one of the world’s largest suppliers of passive electronic components, including connectors and interconnect systems, relays, switches, circuit protection devices, touch screens, sensors, and wire and cable. With more than…
15May2017

Gates - Rubber belts code marking

2017-05-15 00:00:00

Gates Corporation is based in Denver and it is one of the market leaders in high-tech rubber belts and hoses production for industrial, hydraulic, agricultural and automotive applications. In Spain there are two subsidiary plants, both in the area of…
9May2017

Macsa ID has moved to a new building

2017-05-09 09:10:59

The new headquarters is an emblematic building of the nineties of 10.000 m2 built on a plot of 16,000 m2. In it, they are centralized all the activities of the company, which before were distributed in 4 different locations. The…
8May2017

Macsa ID is introducing at Interpack the latest news in coding, labelling and traceability systems for packaging industry

2017-05-08 09:06:22

Macsa ID will showcase at Interpack Trade Fair held from 4th to 10th May at Messe Düsseldorf. Interpack is the main European trade fair for packaging industry providing tailored solutions and innovative designs based on such a variety of materials…
6May2017

Marking in glass bottle

2017-05-06 00:00:00

Marqués de Riscal is a winery with a long tradition, innovative, pioneering and leading in the wine sector. Marqués de Riscal asked Macsa ID about the need to find a labelling system for its bottles that would make it easier…
2May2017

Complex message laser coding on cardboard packaging

2017-05-02 00:00:00

The pharmaceutical sector needs reliable equipment for coding carton boxes which will contain medicines in order to comply with the legal requirements of traceability, following the GS1 standard for pharma products. This laser is suitable for those applications where is…
24Apr2017

Coding medicine carton boxes

2017-04-24 00:00:00

Laboratorios Esteve is an international pharmaceutical chemical group that focuses its efforts on innovation and excellence in the health field. Founded in 1929 by Dr. Antoni Esteve i Subirana, it has established itself as a leading business group in the…
16Mar2017

Labelling on paint cans

2017-03-16 00:00:00

OLIVER + BATLLE is a family-run business with worldwide presence which develops production machines and turnkey plants for the Paints, Inks and Adhesives Industry. With a total area of 14,000 m2 and an employee workforce of 110 people in its…
8Mar2017

Cutting and coding of laminated foil

2017-03-08 00:00:00

Macsa ID HPD series is used to cut and to codify packaged goods and, in the industrial markets, to mark a wide range of substrates as laminated foil.   HPD series are powerful CO2 and high efficiency lasers. Their high…
9Feb2017

Five types of labelling, laser and software for food plastic trays

2017-02-09 00:00:00

Casa Mas Alimentación is a company with more than 19 years of experience in the food sector. It makes an extensive selection of fresh dishes with 100% natural ingredients, homemade and unpasteurized. Located in the heart of nature, its prodution…
9Jan2017

Pulsed fiber laser for marking on aluminum cans

2017-01-09 00:00:00

Beverage companies require a fast and reliable coding system to mark aluminum cans with 2D QR codes. In aluminum cans, the marking quality is extremely important because this code must be read by smartphone applications. The F-9050 UHS PULSED laser adapts…
9Nov2016

Macsa ID will exhibit at EMPACK 2016 its latest innovations in coding and traceability

2016-11-09 00:00:00

Empack brings together over 350 exhibitors and becomes the meeting point for more than 8.200 professionals from packaging sector. Macsa ID will participate in the 9th edition of Empack Fair, the largest gathering of 2016 for the packaging and logistics…
17Oct2016

Macsa ID is introducing at Pack Expo International the latest news in coding, labelling and traceability equipment for packaging.

2016-10-17 00:00:00

Macsa ID will showcase at the Chicago Pack Expo International held from 6 to 9 november in McCornick Place, Illinois. Pack Expo International is the world’s largest packaging event in 2016, the best showcase for packaging and technology-coding companies exhibiting…
10Oct2016

Laser coding on glass bottle

2016-10-10 00:00:00

In this dynamic application permanent marking is to be marked on glass for traceability purposes. CO2 lasers get an excellent reaction when marking on glass, especially if it is tinted glass. For this application the type of laser used may…
14Sep2016

HPD CO2 laser for rubber seal perforation

2016-09-14 00:00:00

Automobile doors require a rubber seal in order to ensure a correct closing and sealing. Automotive manufacturers use S-3100 HPD to perforate the rubber and to prevent water from accumulating in the internal cavity of the joint and ensure transpiration.…
14Sep2016

Pulsed CO2 laser marking on rubber shoe sole

2016-09-14 00:00:00

The S-3100 HPD by Macsa is a CO2 laser with which is possible to obtain excellent results in marking rubber soles for shoes. Combining a big lens area and the power of the Macsa S-3100 HPD laser ensure an optimal energy…
14Sep2016

Macsa ID named national champion in the European Bussines Awards 2016/17.

2016-09-14 00:00:00

Macsa ID recognised in Europe’s largest business competition. Macsa ID has been named a National Champion for Spain in The European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM; Europe’s largest business competition set up to celebrate business excellence and best practice in…
7May2016

Tip Top Bakeries - Plastic Tag, 7 colours

2016-05-07 00:00:00

Thermal Coding has had 12 years experience on thermal tag coding and this experience and understanding of the process was the main reason that we eventually received the order. We designed a laser coding unit that was capable of: Reliable…
4May2016

SPA. We changed the rules, again.

2016-05-04 00:00:00

Macsa introduces the new SPA laser platform, the first modular coding and marking laser that grows with your needs. The SPA laser platform (Scalable Product Architecture) simplifies everything. It’s modular so you can specify the laser which you need today…
14Dec2015

Macsa ID accolades: awards and acknowledgements

2015-12-14 00:00:00

The recognition of Macsa ID by prestigious associations and institutions throughout the company's history has reinforced our strong belief in the importance of innovation to our business. When products and services are developed at Macsa ID, innovation is a step-by-step…
26Oct2015

Macsa ID all over the world: internationalisation as part of the company's philosophy.

2015-10-26 00:00:00

Macsa ID's international expansion has been part of the company's DNA since its beginnings, and as a result, its products are now distributed in more than 70 countries, making it one of the leading companies in the international technology sector…
12Oct2015

Macsa ID in the world of industrial coding, since 1908

2015-10-12 00:00:00

The origins of Macsa ID date back to 1908 in Manresa (Barcelona), when a small family business began to manufacture rubber stamps and labelling elements for companies and professionals of the city. In just a few years, its business had expanded…
25Aug2015

Food packaging - film microperforated

2015-08-25 00:00:00

In this application, film is microperforated to be used in the food packaging industry where - many times - fruits and vegetables need to be kept in containers which allow ventilation. Such application requires high speed but also good definition. This can be achieved with…
5Apr2015

Macsa will exhibit in the next Empack 2015 that will take place in IFEMA (Madrid) next 18th and 19th of November.

2015-04-05 08:51:00

Macsa ID,  that provides solutions to its customers’ coding, identification and traceability needs in different technologies, like hardware and software, will offer the labelling system idBlocks, different options of laser for coding and the new inkjet Linx 8900. MACSA ID…
11Feb2015

Macsa ID will participate in the next Pharmaprocess edition that will take place in Fira de Barcelona.

2015-02-11 08:42:47

Macsa ID,  that provides solutions to its customers’ coding, identification and traceability needs in different technologies, like hardware and software, will offer specific and adapted systems to Pharmaceutic sector for the adequate fullfillment of the Directive on Falsified Medicines. Macsa…