Inkjet Printers, Hot Foil Systems, Thermal Transfer Printers & Lasers

KBA-Metronic GmbH

Founded in 1972, KBA-Metronic specializes in the development and production of printing, marking and coding technology. Since its formation, the company has steadily expanded its product range with huge innovative potential.

KBA-Metronic marking and coding devices are used anywhere in the industry where products and packaging are printed, labelled or marked. Throughout the world, renowned companies in the automotive, beverage and food-processing, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals industries are working with laser, inkjet, hot-stamping or thermal transfer devices made in Veitshoechheim, Germany. In addition, KBA-Metronic provides an offline coding system as a stand-alone solution for the marking of sleeves, folding boxes and cut-outs.more

As a full-service provider, KBA-Metronic is very aware of market developments and customer needs. Thus, optimization is constantly taking place, securing the long-term lead of the KBA-Metronic technology.

Continuous Inkjet Printers

The proven alphaJET continuous inkjet (CIJ) printer from KBA-Metronic prints expiry dates, barcodes, logos, etc. in high quality, at fast production speeds up to 10m/s, with low maintenance and running costs.
  • Solvent recovery system for dramatically reduced solvent usage
  • IP65-rated for challenging environmental conditions
  • Consistently high print quality with up to eight lines of text and images, even on structured and uneven surfaces
  • Ethernet (TCP/IP), USB and RS 232 ports for easy network integration
  • True Type fonts

The wide range of inks offers the right contrast and adhesion on almost any substrate.

Thermal Inkjet LBThermal Inkjet Printers

The betaJET verso is based on the proven thermal ink jet technology, combined with an innovative software concept. It is freely programmable and has a large number of inks for various applications.

The convenient operation via the intuitive touch screen display and the high print resolution complete, what makes the betaJET verso a reliable and robust partner for industrial coding and marking applications.

Hot Foil Coding LB

Hot Foil Coding Systems

KBA-Metronic's user-friendly units vario and nano achieve speeds of up to 1,000 impressions/min. The hpdSYSTEM range also launches the smallest hot foil coder available on the market today. A wide range of typeholders, types and numerators are available and can be manufactured to individual demands.

The in-house engraving studio manufactures hot-stamping types from brass, steel or magnesium to customers' specific requirements.

Thermal Transfer Printers

Thermal Transfer Printer

The ttPRINT thermal transfer printer is a continuous and intermittent direct print module, designed for integration into horizontal and vertical packaging machinery. It is used for the coding of packaging materials with freely programmable variable data, in high resolution.

The efficient ttPRINT Multiline is most suited to complex print message applications or indeed the printing of several smaller messages within multi-web packing machines. With three standard print head widths (53mm, 107mm and 128mm) and a ttPRINT control unit (IP65-rated), ttPRINT can be adapted to individual customer requirements.

Laser Coding Systems

Laser Coding SystemKBA-Metronic offers a wide range of CO2, YAG and fiber laser coding systems.

Thanks to their compact and sleek design the laser coding systems may be integrated on to most production lines. Both stationary and moving products can be permanently marked in a reliable and environmentally friendly way, without additional consumables. KBA-Metronic's laser coding systems are ideal for the cost-effective coding of cardboard boxes, ceramic, wood and glass, metal, synthetic materials and paper.

Offline Coding Systems

Offline Coding Systems

The udaFORMAXX sleeve / carton feeder was designed for integration with a wide range of print systems including inkjet, thermal transfer, laser and hot stamp coders. It is used in conjunction with these technologies to produce BBE and use by dates, prices and contents information, bar codes and logos, sequential numbering and other variable data. This makes the udaFORMAXX more flexible than any other system for the offline coding of sleeves, cartons, watch strap bands and bags up to a maximum size of 450mm × 500mm.less


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KBA-Metronic GmbH
Benzstrasse 11
97209, Veitshöchheim

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