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10-07-13
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Sato UK bets on a Gallus EM 510 S

Sato UK, based in Dovercourt, Essex and employing around 60 people, made another futureproofed  and well-thought-through investment with the purchase of a Gallus EM 510 S. Equipped with 4 flexo printing units, the new Gallus machine will be mainly used for the production of waterand UV-based roll-to-roll and roll-to-fold labels. Director Jason Wise is convinced that the Gallus EM 510 S will make a significant contribution to the competitive advantage of Sato UK due to its high production speed, the unique platform concept and the special modularity. In March 2013 the new Gallus press got successfully installed and therefore completed the already existing machinery consisting of 9 label printing presses. The British company was founded in 1940 and is pioneer and leading global provider of integrated automatic identification (bar code and RFID technology) as well as solution provider for data collections.

The Gallus Group
The Gallus Group is the world market leader in the development, production and sale of narrow-web, reel-fed presses designed for label manufacturers. Its folding carton business offers a range of wideweb, reel-fed presses and die-cutters for the cost-effective in-line production of folding cartons and cardboard products. The machine portfolio is augmented by a broad range of screen printing plates (Gallus Screeny), globally decentralised service operations, and a broad offer of printing accessories and replacement parts. The comprehensive portfolio also includes consulting services provided by label experts in all relevant printing and process engineering tasks. In 1999 Gallus entered into a
cooperation agreement with Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, the world market leader for print and media industry solutions. Gallus employs around 580 people, of whom 270 are based in Switzerland. The group headquarters is in St.Gallen. www.gallus-group.com