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Types, Dies, Cliches

Open Date supplies and manufactures a wide variety of tools and accessories for all hot foil coding applications and for most printers including Norwood, Allen, Metronic and others.



An extensive selection of engraved Type characters and fitters (word blocks) are held in stock. Special items can be manufactured to individual requirements.Read More

Type Holders


Standard type holders for Open Date printers are available from stock. They can also be manufactured for all other makes of printers and for special applications.Read More

Rotary Databoxes

Standard Modular

Wheel systems facilitate rapid code changes by rotating wheels engraved with numbers, letters, words or combinations.Read More

Dies and Cliches


Printing dies and cliches can be manufactured to customer's artwork in brass, hardened steel and other materials.Read More