Breaking News

Gallus moves Screeny

July 20, 2005

Gallus moves Screeny
to new Swiss plant
The Gallus Group will invest 12 million Swiss francs (US$9.9 million) in a new production facility for screen printing plates. The new plant will be located in Herisau, Switzerland, not far from the company’s headquarters in St. Gallen.
Gallus, a manufacturer of narrow web label presses, also has a screenprinting supply division. The company will move the screen printing plate business into a new production facility in the Herisau plant of Huber+Suhner, a manufacturer of systems for electrical and optical connectivity. By 2007, Gallus officials note, the worldwide supply of the company’s Screeny plates will come from the new plant. The company anticipates that the planned investment in systems and process technologies will provide the foundations for further innovations in screenprinting, as well as ensure long term supply.
Since 1999, Gallus has been in partnership with Heidelberger Druck-maschinen AG, the world’s largest manufacturer of printing presses. The Gallus Group employs about 500 people, 300 of them in Switzerland.
  • Dscoop Post-Show Report

    Dscoop Post-Show Report

    Greg Hrinya, Associate Editor||April 7, 2017
    “Imagine” was the theme for the annual gathering of users of HP Indigo digital print technology.

  • The Future of Flexo

    The Future of Flexo

    Steve Katz, Editor||April 7, 2017
    Recruitment and proper training are paramount to the health and future of flexography.

  • Low Migration Inks

    Low Migration Inks

    Steve Katz, Editor||March 13, 2017
    This niche consumable is a growing and complex segment of the food packaging supply chain.