Galas de México, S.A. has the honor of being the most recognized factory for producing calendars and advertising chromes in México for almost 100 years; it bears the name of its founder: Santiago Galas Arce. The history of the company dates back to 1913, when Don Santiago Galas acquired a small press close to downtown in Mexico City. Since then, Galas de México has been a model in the graphic arts industry in México, evolving and developing specialties in printing of diverse substrates for the most varied products for consumption and flexible packaging used in our daily lives today.

1913 Don Santiago Galas buys a small printing workshop downtown Mexico City.
1930 Galas starts its own Offset process to print chromes and advertising calendars.
1933 Galas sets up a studio in its facilities for the most recognized painters of the day to make original paintings in order to process their /wp-content/themes/galas/images for calendars.
1960 Galas consolidates his reputation as the most recognized printer of packaging and advertising /wp-content/themes/galas/images for general industry in México, and expands to Central America, Cuba, Colombia, Venezuela and The United States.
1976 Galas de Mexico is acquired by the Carso Corporate Group (Carlos Slim), the first industrial Enterprise that became part of the group focused in the manufacturing of flexible packaging.
1986 As part of the Carso Group important investments are made in printing rotogravure equipment and finishing.
2008 Galas de México is acquired by the Grupo Convertidora Industrial (Kuri Harfush family)
2010 Change in the Company’s purpose initiates steps that position the company to become the first convertor of flexible packaging in Mexico, offering high value and satisfaction to clients.


“Create packaging solutions to reach consumers the best products and brands”


“Be a proposal for flexible packaging, labels and folding; with a focus on specialties from the Food, Beverage, Home & Personal Care and Pharma industries in Mexico and the South of the United States, offering innovation, quality and service”

Galas de México is a 100% Mexican Enterprise and has several advantages within the flexible packaging market such as:

  • Excellent location of its facilities to allow easy distribution throughout Mexico
  • Diversity in their processes within the national market
  • Financial capacity for greater operations
  • Complete Integrated Process
  • Highly-trained personnel
  • Market recognition
  • Top art technology
  • Environmentally friendly products
  • Development of new specialty products
  • Competitive prices
  • Manufacture of flexible packaging for the baked goods market, candy industry, coffee, beer, beverage, snacks, personal care and general consumption products