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Lord Digby Jones with Richard Laight of Absolute Vision Ltd (left) and
Mark Wadsworth, Pryor Marking Technology (right)

Pryor Marking Technology (Pryor), a world-leading manufacturer of marking, vision and software solutions for product traceability exhibited a range of new equipment for the first time at EMO in Hannover. EMO is a flagship global exhibition for machine tools, and received 166,000 visitors over its six days of opening.

Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham, Minister for Trade and Investment and former head of the CBI, was at the show as a guest of the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA). As part of his tour of UK companies’ stands, he visited Pryor to see for himself the new marking and tracking technologies, using the new Marktronic 3000 Multidot machine to add his own name in Data Matrix code to a piece of aluminium.

“It was a pleasure for the team to be able to meet Lord Digby Jones and to be able to demonstrate the latest advances in our industry leading range of marking and traceability equipment. Pryor Marking Technology exhibit at each EMO event and find this be an ideal platform to reach out to high tech industry sectors in the global engineering marketplace,” commented John Kidder, Commercial Operations Manager at Pryor Marking Technology.

Amongst the new products on the stand were the Marktronic 3000 Integrator range, Marktronic 3000 SilentScribe; DataMouse™ Pro hand-held code reader and the new LOCUS, an ultra-sound reader that can read Data Matrix codes through paint.

Full details of these and other products can be found at or

About Pryor Marking Technology
Pryor Marking Technology (Pryor) is the trading name of Edward Pryor & Son Ltd. Established over 150 years ago, the company is a world leader in the design and manufacture of intelligent marking and code reading solutions. The company’s range of equipment includes manually applied stamping and engraved products, as well as the latest developments in dot-peen, electro-chemical etch and laser technology giving 100% accurate, compliant marking onto many materials including metals, alloys, plastics, carbides, ceramics and glass. The company’s fully integrated Data Matrix computer controlled marking and reading solutions are used in a range of high tech industries worldwide, in particular the aerospace and defence sector where there is a growing need for component identification, traceability and IUID (Item Unique Identification).

The privately owned company employs over 110 people at its head office and manufacturing site in Sheffield, UK and is proud of its reputation for quality and service. Its entire product range is supported by a comprehensive network of distributors worldwide.

For information about the Manufacturing Technologies Association and Lord Digby Jones’ visit, please see:-

For further details please contact:
Keren Burney, public relations consultant,Compege
Tel: +44 1730 894123
Mobile: 07876 780065

John Kidder,Commercial operations manager,
Pryor Marking Technology
Tel: +44 114 276 6044

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