According to Christoph Gamper, CEO and co-owner of the Durst Group, The Printing United Awards, together with the acquisition of Vanguard and the investment in LiftERP, further confirm the Durst Group as a powerhouse in the US Graphics Industry.
‘We look forward to offering the new expanded portfolio worldwide in 2021 and further expanding our leading position in the global LFP market,’ he said. Durst and Vanguard won a combined seven 2020 Product of the Year awards, the most in the history of the company.
Printing United Alliance brings together companies from all over the world in the specialty imaging and print industry. This annual competition showcases the highest quality machines and most innovative advances within the wide format colour printing industry.
The following products won 2020 Product of the Year awards:
• Durst Rho 2500: UV/Latex Hybrid.
• Durst Rhotex 325: RTR Dye Sublimation on Textile.
• Vanguard VDR5-E: Flatbed/Hybrid UV/Latex.
• Vanguard VKM600T: Flatbed/Hybrid UV/Latex.
• Vanguard VK300HS: Flatbed/Hybrid with White UV/Latex.
• LiftERP: Workflow/MIS/CRM.
• Durst Workflow: Software – RIP.
Tim Saur, President of Durst North America stated, ‘As a Durst Group, we essentially won in every price segment available to print providers in the market. Through the talent of our incredible engineering group in Europe, and the design capability of the entire Vanguard team in Atlanta, it is no surprise to me that we won so many product awards.’