Left side advert image
Right side advert image
Super banner advert image
Subscribe to Print Monthly's RSS feed

Enter your email address here to sign up for our weekly newsletter

Gallio heads up new era of growth at Ultima

Since it was founded in 1999, Ultima Displays has become one of the Northern Hemisphere’s key players in the trade supply of exhibition stands, large-format printing, and display solutions.

Article picture

Ultima Displays has embarked on a three-year plan of rolling investments, kicked off with a new fleet of Durst printers

Its managing director and chief operating officer Osvaldo Gallio spoke exclusively to SignLink to explain his new vision for the company’s stage of growth. 

“The recent investment in a new fleet of Durst Rhotex printers is part of a much bigger picture at Ultima where we are driving for efficiency and consistency across our operation in Europe,” explains Gallio.

He continues: “There is a three-year plan of rolling investments in our graphic facilities. The investment with Durst came after an extensive audit of different manufacturers. A key factor was speed, as the time to market is becoming tighter and tighter, but of course what was also part of this was providing our customers a superior service.”

Ultima Displays has already installed a Durst Rhotex 325 system at its offices in Nantes, France, and its Corby site in the UK as part of its three-year, £1.7 million investment plan, and has plans to roll two more out in Gdansk, Poland, and Padova, Italy from next year.

“At the same time we needed to increase the quality of both our exhibition systems and our large-format display products,” says Gallio, before adding: “Together this means we can increase our production capacity, while also having a unique differentiator to our competitors in terms of time to market and the quality of the product.

The recent investment in a new fleet of Durst Rhotex printers is part of a much bigger picture at Ultima where we are driving efficiency and consistency across our operation in Europe

“Durst provided us with the right technology and the capability to provide a superior service. We can even cater for same day delivery now on some products. The other key advantage is that spikes in demand for specific products can now be accommodated with no delay in delivery times. 

“Over the last 12 months we have done a lot to improve our customer service. We put a lot of protocols and systems in place to create real consistency in areas like colour matching. This was done through adopting a new spectrophotometer technology. We have also invested in temperature and humidity control systems in our printing department. Again, this reduces wastage and inefficiency, while increasing quality and improving our time to market yet again.

“Our new vision is to focus on making our customers lives easier, adding value to the products that we create, and forming a business-to-business partnership with our customers.”

If you have an interesting story or a view on this news, then please e-mail news@signlink.co.uk

Follow Brendan on:
Brendan Perring's Twitter Profile
Print printer-friendly version Printable version Send to a friend Contact us

No comments found!  

Sign in:


or create your very own Sign Link account  to join in with the conversation.

Top Right advert image
Top Right advert image

Poll Vote

How has the Brexit vote affected your firm?

Top Right advert image