Gravotech - Express Engraver

Express engraving and personalisation

Local engraving shops, boost your business by offering personalisation services: use a Gravotech machine to engrave pet tags, small signage and various items.

Multi-service engraving, best described as the ability to engrave anything at anytime, is one of the most challenging engraving applications. It requires equipment able to engrave items of all shape or form and in any material at the click of a button.

Applications are incredibly varied: rubber stamps, signage, pet tags, trophies, tankards, badges, glasses, giftware... the list is endless.

And this is where Gravotech systems excel: our multipurpose engraving solutions include machine, software, accessories, consumables and expert support.  All designed with ease of use in mind. All used by the biggest names on the high street and in the industry.

All fully adaptable and upgradeable, so you never miss out on the latest personalisation trend.

Gravotech systems have become a familiar sight on the high street, thanks to companies such as Timpson having equipped the majority of their branches (well over 1,000 outlets today) with IS200 and M20 rotary engravers. Reliability, versatility and ease of use best describe those systems.  

The innovations brought by Gravotech compact LS100-series engravers have transformed laser engravers into highly versatile systems perfectly suited to the specific demands of multi-service engraving. 

Whatever the job, done in no time.

Discover Gravotech express small engraving machines

Our compact laser engravers are ideal for express engravers, as they can do stamps, cut Acrylic sign, engrave plastic tags, personalize glass and wood, do fine paper art... all that with the same laser, which means reduced footprint and investment.

From express small engraving machines in a shop to do diamond dragging or rotary engraving to medium size industrial solution for deep engraving and finally large routers to cut and engrave batches of tags, Gravotech will support your expanding activity.

Small and custom engraving machine for all purposes, from perfume bottle to small industrial signage.

M20 Custom engraving machine


  • Marking area: 100 x 100 mm
  • Diameter: From 12.5 to 27 mm
  • Materials: Plastics, metals and organic materials (glass, wood)
  • Applications: Personalisation, creative

Medium CNC engraving machine for flat and cylinder engraving on metal and plastic.

IS400 rotary metal engraving machine

IS400 – IS400 Volume

  • Marking area: 305 x 210 mm
  • Materials: Plastics, metals and organic materials (glass, wood)
  • Applications: Personalisation, identification, signage, creative

Large and extra large format CNC engraving machines.

ISx000 large format CNC engraving machine.


  • Marking area: Up to 610 x 1220 mm
  • Materials: Plastics, metals and organic materials (glass, wood)
  • Applications: Signage, creative, manufacturing

Small CNC engraving machine for label and small part traceability system.

IS200 rotary engraving machine


  • Marking area: 225 x 80 mm.
  • Materials: Plastics, metals and organic materials (glass, wood).
  • Applications: Personalisation, signage.

Manual engraving machine: the pantograph.

IM3 pantograph - manual engraving machine


  • Marking area: 250 x 140 mm
  • Materials: Plastics, glass and metals
  • Applications: Personalisation, signage

Medium multi-purpose rotary engraving machine for signage and gifts.

M40 rotary engraving machine for personalization


  • Marking area: 305 x 210 mm
  • Materials: Plastics, metals and organic materials (glass, wood)
  • Applications: Identification, personalisation, signage

    ABC software will be ideal for newcomers to the custom engraving world, as it guides the user step by step to create any personalization or simple signage. Gravostyle ™is for a more advanced user, but it will let you benefit from all your machine possibilities, 3D carving, matrix mode, photoengraving, logo modification etc#

    Gravotech offers a huge bi-layer range that gives coloured signage when engraved, with no need to apply an additional colour with a pen or liquid solution afterwards. Our tags are directly ready when it comes out of the machine, which is a huge advantage for a customer in a hurry. The material catalogue also has some wood material, Acrylic, metallic and plastic tags, and many other products. It is regularly updated with new materials to give you new possibilities and keep your Business active.

    Choose the right desktop engraver

    Small rotary engraving machine ideal for shop environement

    Gravotech are compact, quiet and easy to use. Designed for both front and back of the store use, they will keep their environment tidy and can cope with dusty workshop conditions. They are of course 100% safe to use, therefore ideal for consumer facing environments.  They can engrave and personalise most material, from metal to plastic and organic material, opening the door to endless possibilities. 

    Other personalisation technologies exist, such as printing, but none can match the durability, elegance and quality feel of engraving.

    See our express desktop engravers.

    Decorative item : cutting and engraving

    While-u-wait engraving offers a unique service to customers, able to specify their exact requirements and receive qualified advice - as well as walk off with engraved item without any delay. Engraving also drives product sales up as it creates unique added value and a true differentiating factor.

    In addition... personalised items cannot legally be returned (unless of course the item is faulty) - a welcome contribution to decreasing the volume of refunds given to customers changing their mind after making a purchase. A fact worth knowing bearing in mind that up to a third of all retail purchases are subsequently returned.

    Different items personalized with the same machine

    As well as driving sales up and returns / refunds down, engraving is also high margin activity driving profits up. Return on investment is easy to calculate when comparing generated income to ownership costs using weekly leasing as a benchmark. 

    Most Gravotech compact systems are available on leasing for weekly repayments inferior to the profit generated by engraving five pet tags and three keyrings a week. 

    Engraving also allows to extend your range of products to match market trends, for example by offering vapes or electronic cigarettes personalisation.