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Mega Label Malaysia installs second Gallus

Another Gallus press for Southeast Asia

Mega Label Malaysia has invested in a new Gallus ECS machine system. The second Gallus ECS 340 for the printing company was installed in September 2020 in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. Key reasons for the investment were the print quality, the Gallus Service Support and the option to use LED UV for an environmental impact.

Key reasons for the investment were the print quality, the Gallus Service Support and the option to use LED UV for an environmental impact.

The LED UV flexo label printing press includes ten flexo printing units, two interchangeable Gallus Screeny units for more flexibility, movable cold-foil unit, Infrared (IR) dryer for water-based inks and an automatic register control for handling critical substrates perfectly.

The machine system is further fitted with auto splicer at the unwinding and rewinding units.

Mega Label is able to print either with LED or conventional UV with this machine configuration. This new Gallus ECS 340 is used for the production of self-adhesive labels, shrink sleeves, wrap-around labels and further narrow web applications.

Gallus Service Support

“Key reason for this investment for us at Mega Label was the high quality of Gallus service support and the print quality of the label press,” explains Edmund Chan, Group General Manager at Mega Label. “A good machine performance comes from a good after sales service. The Gallus ECS 340 has it all: great precision of the machine and thus, reliably very good print results coming along with a great Gallus Service Support. The planning and the execution of the installation was very good and impressed me a lot!”

As a label printer, Mega Label knows very well that reliability in high print quality and a smooth production process are indispensable to be successful in the market in the long term.

“In order for us to be successful we need to make sure that the machine is performing to our standard. This second Gallus ECS 340 with its high standard regarding print quality, stability and service proves once again, that trust in Gallus and our long term partnership,” said Chan.

With more than 150 employees, 13 lines including four Gallus presses

and three digital presses, Mega Label is based in the state of Johor, south of Malaysia with multi-sites in Selangor and Penang.

The company especially serves key markets in pharmaceutical, FMCG and garment. Mega Label is able to expand its business with this new investment, not only because of the quality of the print results and the reliability of the machine, but also due to the flexibility of the

machine configuration.

“We are a leading company in the environmental protection in Malaysia. With the installation of the LED curing system we can ensure the reduction in the carbon footprint, our factory is also partially powered by solar,” said Chan.

The Gallus ECS 340 is a quiet, user-friendly and exceptionally cost-effective printing press for commodity labels with a very short web path and a running speed up to 165 m/min. High flexibility regarding substrates and minimal setup times due to full servo-drive integration are just two reasons that the Gallus ECS 340 is the best-selling machine system in its class with short web path.


First published in Issue 01/2021 of Labels and Packaging Innovation Asia.

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