Jan. 28th-29th. Convention Center, Sacramento (California). Guala Closures North America participated to the 21stannual “Unified Wine & Grape Symposium”, the largest wine & grape industry trade show in North America .
The show was the opportunity to present the brand new screwcaps for wine customized with the use of the first ever built GCDS printing machine, which combines ink-jet printing technology with other features such as surface treatments, special base lacquers, dedicated UV curing system etc … and produced in the new facility based in Fairfield, CA.
The Guala Closures Design Studio is a revolutionary concept for the Group and has been developed to offer wineries: in-house artwork creation, no set-up fees, 1,000 custom closures MOQ, 2 weeks lead-time, local production and local customer technical service. With the largest range of screwcaps, and offering endless possibilities of decoration and customization, GCDS is a local service fully integrated in the global network with a sustainable approach.
During the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, Guala Closures Group also launches in the US market the Wine Developers value proposition, a global offer developed by Guala Closures Group for wine producers which comprises the largest range of screwcaps, endless possibilities of decoration and customization, a local service fully integrated in global network and a sustainable approach.
Wine Developers now also includes a new range of liners – ONYX®, IVORY® and CORAL® by Oenoseal® , with different levels of oxygen permeability rates for the wine industry, developed through a partnership with MGJ.
Guala Closures Group and Lyon-based MGJ (Manufacture Génerale de Joints) have worked for the last 2 years to develop the Oenoseal® branded technology which extends across all the Guala Closures screwcap family for wines.