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AI in flexible packaging
Artificial intelligence is being increasingly integrated into the flexible packaging industry. AI can optimize production processes, quality control, and supply chain management. It helps analyze data to improve efficiency, reduce waste, and enhance product design. Additionally, AI-powered system...
Galred: next step
Since June 2023, Galred is part of the manroland Goss group , under the flag of GWS Printing Systems, the global leader in used printing equipment market.  By combining the Galred core business, buying and selling used machinery of the flexible packaging industry, &n...
Other used equipment successfully sold
For almost 30 years Galred is known as a worldwide intermediate for used machinery in the flexible packaging industry. In our range we offer flexographic presses, bag-making machines, slitter rewinders, extruders, laminators and coaters.Please note we also have other used equipment related to the...
Growing flexible packaging market
According to a report publshed by Allied Market Research in July 2022, the global flexible packaging market was valued at 68.5 billion dollar in 2021 and is projected to reach 102.8 billion dollar in 2031. Flexible packaging is the most effective and sustainable way to keep food fresh and protect...
Used machine gets a new owner
Recently this Renzmann Roto 12 destillation unit with washing machine was sold from the German owner to an Italian company. Every two weeks we send an update of the used machines we have for sale to nearly 11.000 production companies and traders worldwide.   We put the Renzman in ...
Lifting and transport work for sold Galred machine
At the end of last year, Galred specialist in the field of used flexo and converting machines, approached the company Albert van de Scheur because Galred was looking for a lifting and transport specialist who could lift an afterburner from a roof and move a flexo printing machine o...
Used machinery FLEXIBLE packaging industry
Have you ever wondered what the meaning of FLEXIBLE packaging is ? Flexible packaging refers to packaging in which the shape of the container can be changed after the contents are filled or taken out. It is usually made of paper, plastic film, aluminum foil, composite film, etc. In thi...
Galred-contributing to the Product Life Cycle
Besides the trade in used flexo & converting machinery, Galred is also offering recycling machinery and used machine parts f.e a Siemens masterdrive  from a flexo printer destined to be scrapped. Keeping in mind the circular economy, those parts can have a second life. It is a win-w...
Online auction succesfully closed
Last week we successfully closed an auction in cooperation with Troostwijk. Because of the closure of Derschlag Folien in Germany an auction was organized by Galred  with 33 lots, from a Schiavi Roto Cadet Rotogravure press, a RTO unit to cylinders, air compressors etc. To begin with peop...
Online auction: Closure at Derschlag Foliendruck
Because of the closure of Derschlag Foliendruck GmbH & Co .KG several machines and equipment are for sale in an online auction organized by Galred in cooperation with Troostwijk Auctions. For example a Schiavi ( Bobst ) Roto Cadet Pulsar rotogravure press from 1997 ( in 2017 ne...
Wide range of used machines for sale
At the moment we have a wide range of “new” second hand machines to offer. The machines are each from a different part of the flexible packaging industry for example a Totani Pouchmaking machine, a Windmöller & Hölscher  printer, a Renzmann distillation unit and a T...
Other equipment
Besides used flexographic printing presses, bagmaking machines, extruders, slitter rewinders and laminators we also have various other used machine equipment to offer, for example at this moment we have for sale a large vertical automatic Kardex system for the storage of sleeves. Each system...
Two W&H Novoflex printing presses for sale
Unique opportunity for sale by Galred, two W&H Novoflex printing presses (1050 and 1320) and other machinery equipment from one plant.  The printing capacity of this plant is relocated to another location of the same group, therefore Galred can offer this surplus of machinery all in one ...
Successful sale flexographic printer
Recently we successfully sold a flexo printing press from a Swedish company to a German company. Through our mediation the two parties came into contact and reached an agreement. Although the machine was fairly old, several adaptations were made during the years by the owners and the purc...
Online auction organized by Galred
Galred is organizing an online auction together with our partner Troostwijk Auctions.  Several machines for the flexible packaging industry such as bagmaking machines, laminators and flexo printing presses are offered for low starting prices. Besides the machinery some master...
Plastic packaging
Recently was announced in the Netherlands that plastic throw-away cups and plastic packaging for dishes will be banned from 2024. This is one of the regulations resulting from the European Single Used Plastics Guidelines, directed to reduce the impact of plastic throw away products on the environ...
Services of Galred
The second hand market of flexible packaging machines is a great example of a circular economy, instead of scrapping your depreciated machine you can earn some money by selling it and another company is glad to install a well performing used machine. A win -win situation in which G...
Inspection used Kroenert coating line
Hopefully the Covid pandemic is on its way out in the near future. After a period of almost two years, now travelling to inspect used flexographic printers, laminators , slitters, bagmaking machines and plate mounters will be possible again. Lately our Galred team travelled to Poland to insp...
Selling parts of machinery
Selling your used machine is one of our core activities, but also parts of machines can be sold. Recently, Galred was approached by a company that was upgrading their machine and wondered if old drives of the machine would still be of value. They were and Galred was happy to help sell the un...
W & H Novoflex for sale
Interesting opportunity For sale: W&H Novoflex gearless flexographic printer from 2003 with 10 colours and a large number of aniloxes and sleeves included. The machine can be seen in production. For more information take a look at our website https://galred.com/used-converting-flexo-m...
New website launched
Welcome to the new website of Galred. Here you find a complete overview of the used machines we have for sale in ten languages. Searching for a machine of your interest is fast and user-friendly. You can specify your search on details such as width, number of colours or year o...