This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from the Production Inkjet Luncheon at GRAPH EXPO 15, along with news from HP, International Print Day 2015, Epson, Heidelberg, Anstadt Communications and Konica Minolta.
With the launch of the Gallus DCS 340 digital press for label printing, Heidelberg is opening up new arenas in printing.
Representing the next milestone in the company's strategic realignment, Heidelberg is unveiling a new digital press for the growing label market. Heidelberg and Gallus jointly developed the Gallus DCS 340 digital production system for industrial label printing in less than one year.
The full acquisition of Gallus Holding as resolved by the Management Board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen in June 2014 has now been completed. The complete takeover of Gallus Holding accelerates the development and usage of digital products from Heidelberg in the growing labels sector.
QuadTech has formed a partnership with the Gallus Group to provide closed-loop color control and color measurement systems for its offset, flexo and gravure presses. Utilizing QuadTech technology, Gallus customers can quicken makeready and offer ultimate print quality and productivity, with inline color management.
Commercial Printing Industry News Briefs from Printing Impressions’ July 2014 edition, including Sheridan Books, Evolution Impressions, Heidelberg, Gallus, InnerWorkings, Pacemaker Press, Ennis Inc., Zoo Printing and Graphic Packaging.
HEIDELBERG, GERMANY—Heidelberg has achieved its key goal of making an annual profit. The net profit for financial year 2013/2014 was € 4 million (previous year: € -117 million). The next step is to secure the Group's sustained profitability in the years ahead by expanding growth segments, implementing portfolio measures and introducing structural cost projects.
Heidelberg has achieved its key goal of making an annual profit. The net profit for financial year 2013/2014 was € 4 million (previous year: € -117 million). The next step is to secure the Group's sustained profitability in the years ahead by expanding growth segments, implementing portfolio measures and introducing structural cost projects.
Strategic cooperation between Heidelberg and Gallus has reached a new level. After completion of the latest transaction, Heidelberg will directly and indirectly hold 100 percent of the shares in Gallus Holding AG. Gallus is a leading supplier in the packaging industry for labels and folding boxes.
At the Heidelberger Druckmaschinen "Digital Sneak Peek" event held early last month in Heidelberg, Germany, CEO Dr. Gerold Linzbach told a room full of international journalists and industry analysts that the company is not your father's Heidelberg anymore. Although the manufacturer once held the belief that its customers sought homegrown, "industrial-strength" output solutions developed solely by Heidelberg, Linzbach admitted the need to change that inward mindset throughout his organization.