Serving a key New Zealand export industry, Guala Closures uses Abel® ERP software to provide a complete picture of the business, maintain its leadership in a highly competitive sector and make sure every bottle of wine continues to taste as good as it should. The next time you open a bottle of wine, the chances are its screwcap, or closure, was made by Guala. This is especially so if the wine is from New Zealand, as the company produces millions of closures for over 250 of our wineries.
And no matter how simple closures might look at first, Tomasz Malarczyk, Guala New Zealand’s General Manager, explains that getting them onto all those bottles means managing a supply chain stretching back five months.Closures are an integral part of a wine’s brand. Once a bottling date is set, timing for their delivery becomes crucial. But first their aluminium has to be manufactured, cut to the specific size, coated, and decorated in other plants around the world before being punched, decorated, knurled and fitted with a special liner at the company’s Auckland factory in Avondale. Continue learning..