Further underlining its position at the forefront of coding and marking technology, Needham Coding, part of The Needham Group which also comprises Needham Inks, has introduced flexible, industry-leading payment packages for its newly launched, own-branded ‘N’ series of continuous ink jet printers.
The transparent and affordable purchase, lease and rental options are designed to offer major cost benefits and assure Needham Coding’s customers that there are no hidden charges or extra payments at the end of the agreed term.
For example, as part of the new packages, Needham Coding is offering its entry-level N16 continuous ink jet printer model for less than £100 per month, including delivery, installation, training and two-year parts warranty.
Aled Ellis, managing director at Needham Coding comments: “These flexible payment packages truly reflect the customer-centric values of Needham Coding, and the wider Needham Group. The straight-talking options, which have broken new ground for us, give customers more choice by offering complete transparency and cutting hassle and costs, whilst making it quick and easy to do business with us.
“It enhances our overall proposition and reinforces our new ‘N’ series of continuous ink jet printers as an exciting and affordable option. Other similar finance packages are often complex and invariably contain hidden charges or costs.”
Needham Coding’s new user-friendly, low maintenance ‘N’ series of CIJ inkjet printers offer small and large character printing from 0.6mm up to 19mm. Providing major cost, performance and environmental benefits, the ‘N’ series boasts a Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF) of 40,000 operating hours and is designed for harsh wet and dry applications across a wide range of industries, including food & beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, DIY and personal care/cosmetics.
Ideal for global coding and marking applications, the compact ‘N’ series uses multi-national character sets, featuring multiple languages and Unicode character printing. The printers reproduce a wide range of fonts such as bar codes, batch numbers and best before, sell-by and expiration dates, as well as other logos and graphics, directly onto uneven or flexible substrates like glass, plastics, paper, metal and rubber. There are four models in the ‘N’ series – the N16, N16 Plus, N25 and N32.
The ‘N’ series offers a range of exciting features including Trupoint which provides superior CIJ print quality and Needham Coding’s proprietary CleanStart technology, which automatically cleans the system eliminating the need for daily and weekly manual cleaning.
Depending on the model, the ‘N’ series can print a single line of text at speeds exceeding 600m/minute, two lines over 200m/minute and three or four lines of print at 100m/minute. The controls are housed in an ergonomically designed stainless steel cabinet, which is sealed to IP55 or IP65 standards.
A large 10.4 touch screen is available as standard with full colour display making set up and reprogramming both simple and intuitive. The printers’ CodeConnect function boasts integrated USB, RS232, multiple programmable inputs and outputs and optional Ethernet communications enabling network connectivity allowing integration into any applications.
External fill fluid addition allows On-The-Fly Ink and Makeup Filling without needing to open the enclosure. Ink and makeup bottles drain completely so every drop is used with no wastage. An Ecotec fluid management system, which comprises a proprietary ink tank, SmartFilter pump and twin trap vapour condensing unit, reduces solvent consumption and lowers overall cost of ownership while extending the time between solvent additions and filter replacements.