Omet – Paul Briggs is new agent for the UK and Ireland
UK/IRELAND • The Italian printing press manufacturer appointed Paul Briggs as the official agent for the UK and Ireland effective from 1st October 2018. Aim of this appointment, according to Omet, is to strengthen presence and aim for increased sales and service opportunities in this vibrant market place.
Paul Briggs, previously the managing director of Mark Andy UK, subsequently sales director of Mark Andy Europe and more recently working for Xeikon, decided now was the time to create his own agency – Web Converting Solutions- and join the OMET team as local agent for the UK and Ireland.
The appointment is following the recent launch of the XJet line in collaboration with Durst. Sergio Villa, Omet area sales manager, comments, “Briggs brings with him a depth of experience in Labels and Packaging for both traditional and digital printing, which is invaluable for Omet given”.
In the UK, Omet is strengthening the sales network and customer after-sales service. “With Web Converting Solutions we are going to offer our customers fast response on-site technical service, spare parts delivered from within the UK by Omet, certified and trained technicians and support staff” says Sergio Villa. Omet has about ten installations of label printing machines in the UK.