Gala Industries History

TIMELINE:

1959
Gala Industries was incorporated in The Commonwealth of Virginia, USA
1959
Gala’s first product was a baby diaper fastener, the “Di-D-Klip”
1969
First Gala Centrifugal Dryer was sold
1970
Gala moved to current location
1976
First lab test with Gala Underwater Pelletizer
1977
First Gala Underwater Pelletizer was sold
1980
First lab demo at Gala pelletizing micropellets with customer’s LDPE material
1987
Gala GmbH was established
1991
Gala’s ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) was established
2003
Gala Industries became a 100% owned ESOP
2007
Gala GmbH celebrated its 20th Anniversary
2008
Gala Industries Asia Ltd was established
2009
Gala Industries celebrated its 50th Anniversary

PRESS COVERAGE:
Early Years

1962: Publication Unknown
1967: The Roanoke Times
1976: Publication Unknown
1985: The Fincastle Herald