Australian converter Guru Labels has invested in a GM DC330 Mini, a digital label finisher from Danish manufacturer Grafisk Maskinfabrik (GM), to reduce waste, minimise energy consumption, and drive productivity.
Founded in 2001, Guru Labels is one of Australia’s premier label providers, known for its high-quality products, excellent customer service, and commitment to sustainability, serving over 1,300 other trade printers.
Guru Labels founder Nick Lowe said, “Our motto is – when you start with zero customers, you appreciate every customer. Starting from scratch gave us the freedom to think creatively about our products and services and to come up with new ways to serve our customers better. Today we use and rely on the most advanced label finishing technology”.
The company worked closely with the GM team to identify the perfect machine to enhance production capabilities, streamline operations, and contribute to sustainability goals.
“After careful analysis, GM provided us with a state-of-the-art machine tailored to our requirements. GM and Guru Labels share the same commitment to a sustainable future. The newly installed DC330Mini reduces waste, minimises energy consumption, and uses environmentally friendly materials, making it the ideal machine for Guru Labels,” Lowe said.
This latest generation of the FC330 Mini has been redesigned with added features, new electronics, a newly-designed control panel and an updated user interface.
The drive train in the DC330 series of machines is entirely servo-driven, offering low-maintenance tension control and registration.
Like the previous generations, the machine maintains the same small footprint to minimise waste and maximise productivity.
The DC330 Mini also provides UV flexo varnish, lamination, super-gloss, cold-foil, die-cutting, slits and rewinds on one compact platform. It has been designed to reduce waste, minimise energy consumption, and use environmentally-friendly materials.
According to Lowe, the GM team was instrumental in training his staff and getting the machine up and running.
“The GM support team also provided comprehensive training and technical assistance to our staff, and we are happy to report that the new DC330Mini is up and running – and already delivering increased efficiency and outstanding finishing quality,” Lowe said.
Guru Labels has recently taken over all outstanding customers of Foxcil, an NSW-based label and flexible packaging converter which ceased production at the beginning of April.
Foxcil’s general manager Carl Butchard joined Guru Labels to ensure the needs and expectations of his customers are met moving forward.