Edition 26 / June 2011
With our mission statement “Success and security for the label printer”, we have set ourselves the task of offering our customers a comprehensive portfolio of machines and services so as to provide them with the support and assistance they need for successful product manufacture.
It is vital that we back up this mission statement with innovations that reflect our customers' needs.
The Gallus ECS 340 is a prime example of such an innovation. more
Gallus is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to innovation with the world's first configurator for a label press. The configurator for the Gallus ECS 340 makes it quick and easy for potential and existing Gallus customers to get an idea of their future “dream label press”. more
In 2009, the Gallus ECS 340 ushered in a new era in the cost-effective manufacture of commodity labels. State-of-the-art technologies and construction materials new to the label industry have led to the creation of a highly productive and innovative machine concept with a spellbinding design. Two years after the extremely successful market launch of the Gallus ECS 340, it is time to take stock. more
In view of the ever fiercer competition within the label printing industry, many label printers are under constant pressure to improve their production strategies. Efficient processes, effective cost control, minimal waste, consistently high quality and excellent reliability are now more than ever the cornerstones of business success for today's label printers – often along with impressive innovative strength. more
In order to meet the growing demand for its premium print products – self-adhesive labels and, in particular, flexible packaging such as multi-layer barrier films – the Swiss-based packaging specialist Permapack invested in two additional Gallus RCS 330 presses in 2010. According to Permapack COO Mark Lehmann, the production bottleneck became so critical towards the end of 2009 that it was absolutely essential to create additional capacity. more
In industrialised markets, the Gallus EM 280 is now primarily used for complex high-finish self-adhesive labels and special applications with significant added value. In emerging markets such as India, though, it is also a very popular entry-level press. Labelexpo India 2010 last December provided clear confirmation of this trend. But how did this demand for the Gallus EM 280 come about on the Indian market? more
Label Summit Latin America took place on 17 and 18 May in Sao Paolo, Brazil. As well as taking part in the table-top exhibition, Gallus delivered an interesting lecture at the accompanying conference. more
Printing engineers are frequently involved in heated debate regarding the factors that influence the results achieved by a particular printing method, especially in offset printing. This debate largely centres on the press and the relevant printing process because this is where all the components needed for printing come together. However, the print result also always reflects the interplay between the materials and resources used and the operating personnel. This series of articles will explain the various factors separately and describe them in detail. more
Gunnar Voss von Dahlen became the Gallus Group's new CFO at the beginning of April 2011. Thanks to his economics studies and his many years of experience in Europe and Asia, Gunnar is highly conversant with the fields of auditing, financial consultancy and financial management. more