5Mar2020
Laser engraving of datamatrix on steel

Laser engraving of datamatrix on steel

2020-03-05 17:19:08

On certain occasions, the laser engraving of a piece must be carried out at an intermediate step of the production process. This implies that a marking must be resistant to the processes in the manufacturing chain that follow on, which…
27Jan2020
Parquet internal traceability

Parquet internal traceability

2020-01-27 16:33:29

Traceability is a guarantee of control The innovation and development of new technologies mean that more and more industries increase their levels of control and traceability of their processes in order to optimize costs and ensure the best product. The…
15Jan2020
Laser marking on recycled polymer pipe

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…
2Dec2019
Laser marking on cardboard

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…
15Nov2019
Marking on Tempered Glass

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

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…
21Oct2019
Laser marking on oak wood

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

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

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…
8Aug2019
Laser marking on colored wood

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

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

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

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

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).

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)

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

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.

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…
20Jun2018
Laser marking on concrete

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…
23Mar2018
Macsa ID acquires majority shareholding in Halo Lasers UK.

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)

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…
25Jan2018
Painted steel marking with DPSS laser

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

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.

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

'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

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

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

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).

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!
10Aug2017
Labelling of pallets with plastic oil bottles

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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…
9May2017
Macsa ID has moved to a new building

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…
6May2017
Marking in glass bottle

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

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

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

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

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…
9Jan2017
Pulsed fiber laser for marking on aluminum cans

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…
10Oct2016
Laser coding on glass bottle

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

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

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…
7May2016
Tip Top Bakeries - Plastic Tag, 7 colours

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.

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

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…
12Oct2015
Macsa ID in the world of industrial coding, since 1908

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

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…