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Durst’s Digital Days enjoy record attendance

Durst’s Digital Days enjoy record attendance

Positive customer feedback will help shape Durst’s thinking after record attendances at the recent ‘inspiring and engaging’ Digital Days that it hosted at its world headquarters in Brixen, northern Italy.

A factory tour included live demonstrations of the new Tau 330 RSC with in-line OMET Flex X6. The 78 linear meters/min (245 ft./min) UV inkjet label and package printing press with a 330 mm (13 in.) print width and 1200 x 1200 dpi printing resolution has eight colour stations (CMYK+W+OVG).

Visitors also saw the Low Migration ink Tau 330 with Chill Roller and Insertion System suited to primary food and pharma packaging as well as the economic entry model Tau 330E with its specially developed high pigmented UV inkjet inks.

In addition, Durst demonstrated its Web2Print solution for online design, preview and ordering of all kinds of packaging products including labels, folding carton. Durst’s own Workflow-Label Application Suite was also showcased. This is a modular, expandable prepress software for order entry, pre-press, RIP, color management, ink-costing and production data management.

Guest speakers at the event included Rick Hulme from Sunjet, who discussed inkjet ink development for labels, and package printing and Color Alliance’s Rainer Esters who provided an overview of Durst’s Web To Print Solution. In addition, Bettina Offenegger detailed Durst’s Symphony Workflow Solution and Manuel Gruber focused on the Durst Label Global Service.

Durst customers also took centre stage, with David Webster, Managing Director of The Label Makers UK, reporting on the Tau 330 and the Tau 330 RSC beta test, while Ramon Krieg, Technical Production Manager at BMZ in Switzerland, explained how its Tau 330 with Low Migration Ink was helping his company to build important new business opportunities. In addition, Bettina Offenegger detailed Durst’s Symphony Workflow Solution and Manuel Gruber focused on the Durst Label Global Service.

Commenting on the event, Helmuth Munter, Segment Manager, Durst Label & Package Printing, said: “The three days were packed with market information, technical expertise and thought leadership and attendees als had the opportunity to see our proprietary single-pass UV inkjet technology in action. The Tau 330 is fast, efficient and delivers excellent print quality for an expansive range of label and packaging applications and can be used to open up myriad new possibilities.”

For further information, visit: www.durst-group.com

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