Durst / Omet – Strengthened distributor relationship in North America
USA • Following the launch of the Omet XJet hybrid press at the beginning of 2018, both companies have formed a strategic partnership in North America. This cooperation allows Omet exclusive access for sales of the Durst Tau product line, effective from 1 August; full implementation is expected by Labelexpo Americas 2018.
The new Tau 330 RSC will be showcased as a standalone label press system as well as in-line with the new Omet XJet digital-flexo hybrid press at the show in Chicago.
According to both companies, the new partnership will provide label printers extended engineering capabilities, added services, and combined digital and flexo printing expertise from a single source. Omet’s Chicago, IL office provides a central location for customer demonstrations and faster sample turnaround time. Durst has appointed Richard Thomas, formerly Business Development Manager for th•North American Label Segment, as the new Director of North American digital business initiative for labels and package printing.