Founded in 1978, Cambridge England, Domino has a global reputation for the development and manufacture of coding, marking and printing technologies that satisfy the compliance and productivity requirements of manufacturers. Domino operates in 120 countries and has 2200 employees world wide.

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  • 1978

    Graeme Minto forms Domino

    • Licensed to manufacture and market ink jet printers, initially focusing on single jet technology. 

    Domino wins first award

    • Domino is awarded the Innovator Award from TDC
  • 1979

    Domino sells its first commercial printer

    • Domino's Unijet printer is used for printing numbers on bingo tickets – that same customer is still using Domino equipment today!

    Domino sells first commercial printer printing on a lottery ticket
  • 1980

    Domino's Solo range for Product Identification is introduced 

    • EEC directive to label Perishable goods with a 'sell-by‘ date comes into force, rapidly expanding the market for Domino's ink jet printers
  • 1984

    Domino sees shipment of the 1,000th printer

    • The Domino Group forms with the first subsidiaries

  • 1985

    Domino is floated on the London Stock Exchange|

    • Share code DNO

    Domino wins first Queen's Award

    • The company's Codebox gains the prestigious Queen's Award for Technology Achievement


  • 1987

    Domino is awarded its 2nd Queens Award


    • this time for Export Achievement


  • 1988

    Domino reaches the 5,000 printer mark

    Domino's new Solo XT range is launched, including the XT4 to meet the needs of harsh environments

    • Domino wins the Packaging Innovation Award for its Ink Jet Printer
    Domino's sells 5,000 printers with the Domino XT4 printer for harsh environments

  • 1989

    Domino moves into new headquarters

    • Situated just outside Cambridge, UK, this bespoke building consolidates Domino's position as a leader in ink jet technology
    Domino Head Office
  • 1991

    Domino introduces JetArray

    • Designed specifically for printing addresses, with up to 8 lines of print

  • 1992

    Domino receives the Queen’s Award for Export. 

    • This is the third Queen’s Award and the second for Export.

  • 1994

    Domino's first laser range is introduced

    • Domino has pioneered the use of sealed CO2 laser systems and today is one of the largest international producers of this technology 

    Domino wins an award for its Pinpoint technology.

    • Domino is awarded the Interphex Award for Outstanding Innovation for Packaging Related Equipment

  • 1998

    Domino launches A-Series

    • Domino's phenomenally successful A-Series for Continuous Ink Jet is launched
    Launch of new A-Series

  • 2000

    Domino introduces Binary printing

    • With introduction of Bitjet for high-speed printing of addresses, graphics, numbers and barcodes
  • 2001

    Domino now able to offer solutions for Outer Case Coding

    • Introduction of C-Series for large character Outer Case Coding (OCC) requirements

    Domino achieves Queen’s Award for International Trade.

    • This is the 4th Award Domino has received.

  • 2005

    Domino introduces inline digital ink jet printing

    • Introduction of inline digital ink jet printing and UV ink capability with Domino’s K-Series
    2005 - K200
  • 2006

    Domino's plus  programme launched

    • To help customers achieve greater manufacturing efficiency through Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE )
  • 2007

    Domino expands on technologies for its:

    • Product to Pallet coding range
    • V-Series for Thermal Transfer Overprinting
    • M-Series for Print & Apply applications


  • 2008

    Domino becomes a FTSE 250 company

    • Domino is now listed in this share index on the London Stock Exchange

    100,000 th unit of the A-Series ink jet printer is sold

    • Domino celebrates this milestone in its leading CIJ product

    G-Series for Thermal Ink Jet is introduced

    • Domino's technology portfolio expands further with this important addition

    100,000th Domino A-Series

  • 2009

    Domino FTSE4Good accolade

    • The company is now a member of the FTSE4Good Index series, having met all criteria in relation to environmental sustainability, developing positive relationships with stakeholders and upholding and supporting universal human rights. 
    FTSE4Good logo

  • 2010

    Domino Printing Sciences plc, wins Company of the Year at the PLC awards

    • Domino was named Company of the Year at the 2010 PLC Awards. The award was presented to group managing director Nigel Bond and finance director Andrew Herbert. 
    Kate Silverton, presenter of the awards; Andrew Herbert, Nigel Bond, Domino Printing Sciences plc; Matthew Smallwood, College Hill; and Ian Powell, Chairman and senior Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • 2011

    Launch for the i-Tech Product Range

    • Introducing our next generation of primary coders, deploying our uniqueintelligent Technology. i-Tech products help to make production lines lower maintenance and more efficient.

    A420i   V220i HeroD-Series laser coder

  • 2012

    Winning the Queens Award for International Trade

    • Awarded our fifth Queen’s Award in 2012 for Continuous Achievement in International Trade
    Presentation of Queens Award from LLC             Queens Awards Emblem

  • 2013

    Launch of N610i - Digital Colour label Press

    N-Series N610i
  • 2014

    The revolutionary i-Tech ink system won a Gold in the Green Apple Environmental Awards.
    The unique i-Tech design significantly reduces the number of times an ink reservoir is changed to only once a year, reducing ink wastage by 90%.

    green apple award 

  • 2015

    In 2015, Domino Printing Sciences plc was acquired by Brother Industries Limited


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