The new partnership will provide label printers extended engineering capabilities, added services, and combined digital and flexo printing expertise from a single source.
Durst appointed Richard Thomas, formerly business development manager for North American Label Segment, as the newly titled director of North American Digital Business Initiative for Labels and Package Printing.
“Bringing together our know-how and market expertise provides increased value for our customers and accelerates the digitization of the label and packaging market,” said Helmuth Munter, global segment manager for Labels & Package Printing at Durst Group.
“This partnership allows us to offer a complete system of printing solutions to our customers in North America. The interest in digital printing is growing quickly and OMET Americas now has the right answers for the market,” said Claudio Semenza, OMET Americas sales director.
Added Marco Calcagni, OMET sales & marketing director: “This is a complete Made-in-Italy printing solution that meets the market trends of personalization, just-in-time deliveries, and final product variation, while also maintaining the capabilities of a conventional press.”