30 Nov, 2015 Edition 43 / September 2015 By Editorial Gallus ECS 340 – the global bestseller in its class The new Gallus RCS 430 – more than a technical evolution The new Gallus DCS 340 Gallus Screeny – COE supplies top-quality printing formes for rotary screen printing to its German customers Gallus Screeny – revolution in rotary screen printing Gallus Screeny – Eurostampa chooses digital UV direct imaging system from Gallus We are Gallus – Jonny Dörig Editorial In developing the Gallus DCS 340, Gallus and Heidelberg have created a digital press system for the next generation. The Gallus DCS 340, which is making its first public appearance at this year’s Labelexpo 2015 in Brussels, combines everything a label printer could wish for in a single press. The article entitled “The new Gallus DCS 340” provides you with all the key details about the possibilities the new machine system offers users. Gallus ECS 340 – the global bestseller in its class Since its initial launch in 2010, the Gallus ECS 340 has been the top-selling narrow-web label press. Over 200 machines have been sold worldwide, supporting Gallus customers in their day-to-day label printing work while also helping to increase productivity and cut costs. And now the tried-and-tested Gallus ECS 340 has had a makeover. This new and improved machine system is equipped with the latest technologies and is being unveiled at Labelexpo 2015 in Brussels. The integration of flexographic printing units with enhanced performance levels ensures optimum productivity combined with top quality. The new Gallus RCS 430 – more than a technical evolution The success of the Gallus RCS press series is based on the unique combination of its modular design. This enables maximum flexibility in the selection of printing methods and an exceptionally high level of automation. The large number of Gallus RCS presses installed worldwide provides impressive proof of the great trust label printers around the globe place in this machine system. The Gallus RCS is being unveiled to the public in a new form and with new technology at this year’s Labelexpo 2015 in Brussels. The new Gallus DCS 340 Labelexpo 2015 in Brussels marks the world première and sales launch of the new Gallus DCS 340 digital label press. The digital converting system, developed in a joint project with Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, is equipped with latest-generation inkjet print heads and prints in a quality that was previously only achieved on offset presses. This market-revolutionising digital production system offers label printers everything they could hope for – ground-breaking UV inkjet print quality with a (native) resolution of 1200 dpi, a speed of 50 metres per minute, and the flexibility and efficiency of digital printing combined with the benefits of flexographic printing. The special thing about this machine system besides its unique print quality is the integration of inline finishing modules and conventional postpress operations. The Gallus DCS 340 prints digitally from reel to die-cut label in a single pass. Gallus Screeny – COE supplies top-quality printing formes for rotary screen printing to its German customers Reliable printing formes that ensure quality down to the very last detail, maximum precision and the fastest possible delivery are what customers appreciate about prepress specialist Carl Ostermann Erben (COE). At the company’s site in Filderstadt-Bernhausen, Germany, COE makes printing formes for rotary screen printing for all narrow-web label presses (Gallus and non-Gallus machines). It also supplies Gallus Screeny to German label printers, with everything from imaged formats to ready-imaged printing cylinders that are ready to use. Gallus Screeny – revolution in rotary screen printing Gallus Screeny will be celebrating its 30th anniversary at Labelexpo 2015! Gallus Screeny has been a hallmark of precision and innovation for 30 years, and Gallus has decided to mark this anniversary by revolutionising rotary screen printing. At Labelexpo 2015 in Brussels, it will be presenting a number of unique innovations, including the Gallus Screeny A-Line, metallic doming, Gallus Screeny Digital and interim results from the Tempo 120 project group. Gallus Screeny – Eurostampa chooses digital UV direct imaging system from Gallus Industria Grafica Eurostampa, based in Bene Vagienna, Italy, is continuing to break new ground in manufacturing screen-printed labels. It is now using digital UV direct imaging for Gallus Screeny screen printing plates to boost efficiency and productivity while also maintaining the same high level of quality. We are Gallus – Jonny Dörig Following his apprenticeship as an electrician, Jonny Dörig studied electrical engineering while continuing to work and gaining sound professional experience in various positions, including development engineer for machine control systems and head of department, at two well-known Swiss companies. He continued his education with postgraduate studies in economics at FHS St. Gallen University of Applied Sciences. He joined Gallus on 1 May 2015 as Digital Product Manager.