Borries Marking Systems

3744 Plaza Dr Ste 1C
Ann Arbor,  MI  48108-1665

United States
  • Booth: 1833

Borries Marking-Systems produces machines and tools for direct, permanent marking based on material displacement technology. Our marking systems are used throughout the world by the entire automotive industry and its suppliers, the aerospace industry, machine manufacturers, the electrical and steel industries as well as in medical technology.

Although we are one of the largest, most innovative and high-performance suppliers in the marketplace, we have not sacrificed the valued attributes of a medium-sized company: Transparency and dependability, short paths and reliable processes.

Quality and service are of the highest importance for us. We place high value on collaboration based on trust and partnership, and realizing developments by working closely together with our customers.

The legal requirements on product liability and the related requirements for quality assurance mean that clear and permanent marking is of utmost importance.


  • Marking unit 317
    Handheld VIN Scribe Marking Unit Type 317
    The only handheld scriber in the world!...

  • Low Noise 74dB(A) Hand Held VIN Scribe Marking Unit Type 317

    With its unique ergonomic features and ease of use, the device is ideal for mobile use. The scribe marking system type 317 is available with different handles for flexible adaptation and handling. Being a lightweight of 5.5 kg (without controller, pneumatic and chuck), the unit sets new standards. It offers a large marking area of 120 mm x 25 mm at its small dimensions. Via quick interchangeable, optional fixtures it is possible to adopt to virtually any vehicle geometries. The compact controller provides extensive opportunities for data input via PC, barcode scanner, PLC or the integrated keypad. By this keypad the easy creation and selection of the model-dependent imprinting orders is provided.

    • Powerful, compact and robust scribe marking unit for VIN marking in low volume, pilot or SKD / CKD production environment
    • Ideally suited as a back-up or repair facility in high-volume production environment
    • Scribe marking according to international standards of auto motive industry in terms of marking depth and font-norm
    • Highly ergonomic low noise emission, typically 74 dB(A), due to the implemented stylus “soft touch” function
    • Marking field 120 x 25 mm (X/Y) for second line marking and built in X-out functionality
    • High-strength, low-wear scribe stylus made of synthetic diamond with an extremely long tool life
    • Robust design, ease of integration and adaptation to the model-specific marking positions by quick-change chucks in a standardized uptake
    • Possibility of individual coding of the chucks
    • Drive with powerful, highly dynamic stepper motors
    • Marking controller: EK-Box with integrated text display and foil keyboard, Protection IP 53 Interfaces for external keyboard, Barcode reader, Ethernet, field bus communication on board available
    • Operation as a stand-alone unit or by PC / Notebook software in multiple languages
    • Password protection for operating and setup functions
    • Configurable format check of the VIN number for each vehicle type
    • Double reading of data with data comparison function to minimize decoding errors
    • Switchable soft encoder to safeguard the scribe marking quality

    • Vehicle-related fixtures with manual, pneumatic or magnetic clamp functionality
    • Double number check and VIN control by Modulo 11 calculation
    • Barcode Scanner
    • Control panel with Emergency-Stop and Marking-Start

  • Marking unit 322
    Built-in marking unit 322...

  • Built-in unit 322

    The built-in unit 322 is a highly robust device for 3-shift operations. All components of this coordinate unit have been developed for regular use and are continuously tested to ensure a constant quality. Together with a marking head and a controller this marker is integrated as a built-in unit in our special systems or by system producers for direct workpiece marking, e.g. in transfer lines, production machines or gauging and testing stations. The marking head is directly mounted underneath the coordinate unit.

    • Marking areas 100 x 100 mm, 100 x 50 mm, 40 x 50 mm, 150 x 100 mm, 150 x 150 mm, 250 x 150 mm (X/Y) – other sizes possible
    • Built-in unit for marking technologies: scribe, stylus, dot marking and DataMatrix coding (ECC200)
    • Dimensionally stable base body made out of aluminium cast
    • Ball bearing spindles and carriage with circular ball track in both marking axes
    • Compact, low-maintenance design
    • Drive with powerful stepping motors
    • Large selection of marking heads and marking tools

    • Bellows for dust cover or plate covering (plate covering is only possible for 100 x 50 mm / 100 x 100 mm)
    • Huge diversity of marking areas
    • Electric adjustment unit (150 mm stroke)
    • Pneumatic adjustment unit (50 mm and 100 mm stroke)
    • Surface touching for dot marking / DataMatrix marking heads (only in conjunction with electric adjustment unit)

  • Marking machines BM series
    Hand stamping tools and built-in impact units...

  • Hand stamping tools

    BORRIES pneumatically operated hand stamping tools are especially used for control stamping, numbering or as a center punch. These units are easy to use for flexible applications and the stamping inserts are quickly and easyily changeable. Can be used either with a numbering head MNPW or type holder with steel types. These features make it an indispensable tool for craft and industry.

    • Low forces required for triggering the impact
    • Recoil-free
    • Punching impact infinitely adjustable

    BM8, 10, 22 and 25, with a range of marking power from 6 kN to 35 kN. Allowing you to mark up to 8 characters with a height of 2.5 mm with one stroke.

    Built-in impact units

    Pneumatically controlled BORRIES built-in impact units are suitable for marking applications on transfer lines, rotary tables or testing stations. Because of the big usable stroke workpieces with different heights can be marked without any adjustment.

    • Suitable for almost every deformable material
    • Marking tools: steel types, engraved stamps or numbering heads
    • Hydraulic control optional
    • Big usable stroke (from 22 up to 150 mm)

    BM12, 21, 22, 25 and 35, with a range of marking power from 4 kN to 50 kN. Allowing you to mark up to 75 characters with one stroke.

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