Labelexpo 2019: Gallus to focus on digitisation of label production at Labelexpo Europe 2019

Gallus, a subsidiary of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, has announced its digital intent, motto, and a new launches at the upcoming Labelexpo Europe 2019 taking place from 24-27 September 2019 in Brussels will be on digitisation of label production

19 Jul 2019 | By Noel D'Cunha

Demonstration of Gallus Labelfire

The company will focus on digitisation of label production under the motto –Powered by your trust – which Gallus said, will enable visitors to see what the Gallus machine systems can do at all levels – whether purely digital, hybrid, or conventional.

Unveiled at the Gallus Innovation Days 2018, the Gallus Smartfire digital label printing press will be on show in live demonstrations. The Smartfire is tagged as a starter model for digital narrow web label printing aimed at ultra-short runs of under 300 meters. With the Smartfire is hoping to focus on new target groups who are looking for a smart entry into digital label printing.

Gallus Smartfire - unveiled at Gallus Innovation Days 2018

In addition to the premiere of the new Digital Printbar – a digital embellishing unit designed specifically for opaque white – the showcase in Brussels will also include live demonstrations of a new quick-change die-cut unit on the Gallus Labelmaster Advanced. Further highlights on the Gallus Labelfire digital label printing press will include fully variable data printing (fVDP for short) and the digital embellishment unit.

“Digitisation is now also part and parcel of label production. The Heidelberg/Gallus team will be fully embracing this trend at the upcoming Labelexpo Europe 2019 with a view to showing existing and potential customers new ways of maintaining and further improving their competitiveness in the age of digitisation,” explained Christof Naier, General Manager Label Business at Heidelberg/Gallus.

The Heidelberg/Gallus team will be exhibiting a wide range of label printing presses equipped with new functions, which the company claimed, will enable customers to benefit from higher quality standards in digital embellishment, produce variable print applications, and improve productivity in conventional label production.