Domino Printing Sciences

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Domino Printing Sciences PLC
Public (LSEDNO)
Industry Industrial Printers – coding, marking, serialisation, and traceability
Founded 1978
Founder Graeme Minto
Headquarters Cambridge, United Kingdom
Key people
Peter Byrom, Chairman
Nigel Bond, Group MD
Andrew Herbert, Group FD
Revenue £350.2 million (2014)[1]
£56.0 million (2014)[1]
£44.6 million (2014)[1]
Number of employees
Approx. 2,300 (2015)[2]

Domino Printing Sciences PLC is a British-based developer of inkjet printing and laser printing products. It is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.


The company was founded by Graeme Minto in 1978 to exploit continuous inkjet technology (CIJ).[3] It was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1985.[3] Then in 1994 it acquired Directed Energy, a small laser marking business based in California, United States.[3] In 2004 it acquired Wiedenbach, a supplier of ink jet printers, and Purex, a supplier of fume extractors for laser printers.[4] In 2005 it acquired Sator, a supplier of laser printers. In 2006 it acquired Enterprise Information Systems, an RFID specialist.[5]

Products and technologies[edit]

Products produced by the company include Continuous Inkjet (Small Character) systems,[6] Digital Colour Label Presses,[7] Piezo Micro Drop on Demand (Piezo DOD) systems, Scribing Laser Coding and Marking systems,[8] High Speed Binary Inkjets, Valve Jet Drop on Demand (Large Character) systems, Print And Apply Label Applicator Systems (PALM),[9] Thermal Inkjet (TIJ) systems, Thermal Transfer - packaging printing systems[10] and Fume Extraction systems.[4]


Software products produced by the company include Inkjet and Production line Controllers[11] and Coding Automation software.[12]


The company has operations organised as follows:

  • Domino Printing - UK
  • Domino Lasers - Germany
  • Citronix Inc - USA
  • Purex International Ltd - UK
  • Wiedenbach Apparatebau GmbH - Germany
  • Graph-Tech AG - Switzerland
  • Mectec Elektronik AB - Sweden
  • PostJet Systems Ltd - UK


  1. ^ a b c "Final Results" (PDF). Domino Printing Services. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Company information". Domino Printing Sciences. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c "Innovation Management" (PDF). Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Brussels lays golden eggs for Domino". Daily Telegraph. 19 January 2005. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  5. ^ "Domino Acquires RFID Specialist". Manufacturingtalk. 26 May 2006. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. 
  6. ^ Domino Printing Sciences. "Continuous Inkjet (CIJ)". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  7. ^ Domino Printing Sciences. "Digital Inkjet Colour Label Press". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  8. ^ Domino Printing Sciences. "Laser Coding and Marking". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  9. ^ Domino Printing Sciences. "Print and Apply Labelling Machines". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  10. ^ Domino Printing Sciences. "Thermal Transfer Overprinting (TTO)". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  11. ^ "Controllers". Domino Printing Sciences. 2013-08-14. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  12. ^ Domino Printing Sciences. "Coding Automation". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 

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