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Brazilian printer Elloflex is doing more with Gallus label press


April 24, 2020
By PrintAction Staff

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Rafael Rampazzo and Elloflex’s new Gallus Labelmaster440.

Brazilian print shop Elloflex has boosted its capabilities one year after the successful installation of a Gallus Labelmaster.

The eight-colour flexo narrow web press is the first Gallus press for the label printer and converter.

Gallus, a subsidiary of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg), installed the narrow web production line in Elloflex’s Parana plant in December 2018. The Gallus Labelmaster includes eight flexo printing stations including cold-foil and a further unit for rotary screen. With a printing width of 440 mm, it’s the first Gallus press for Elloflex and thus, the second Gallus Labelmaster for the Brazilian label and flexible package printing market.

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“We chose Gallus because it is a durable and stable running machine which guarantees reliable results which we can really achieve during daily production,” said Rafael Polessi Rampazzo, commercial director at Elloflex. “Now, more than one year after the installation, we can say that we increased the efficiency of sleeve production and were able to conquer new markets thanks to this investment.”

Applications produced on the Gallus Labelmaster are mainly sleeves for the flexible packaging market, but also the whole range of narrow web applications can be produced on the conventional label press.

Elloflex was established in 2007 and is now serving different markets segments with about 110 employees.