Screen Europe has appointed Andreas Karch as Solutions Sales manager with a focus on driving the digital web printer manufacturer’s business in the transactional sector.

Mr Karch comes to Screen from pre- and post-print equipment manufacturer Hunkeler, where he was sales director for over 15 years . He has a degree in Business Engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and will also be based in the southern German city.

‘I’m excited to join Screen, the leading provider of the technology of the future with its top-notch digital inkjet print solutions,’ said Mr Karch.

‘Digital printing is expanding rapidly across Europe and I’m proud to make Screen’s technology available for printers in the rapidly evolving digital print industry. I know from experience that Screen not only provides excellent technology, but also high reliability and top service.’

Bui Burke, Senior VP Sales, commented, ‘Andreas has vast experience in the print industry. As such, he’s well placed to advise companies on how to enhance their print processes in such a way that they evolve their businesses and increase efficiency to retain and grow profitability.

‘Digital inkjet presses for all types of printing are Screen’s focus with steadily growing demand – and with the Truepress Jet 520NX as our best-in-class innovative technology, we’re confident Andreas will be able to expand our digital inkjet printing into the transactional printing market in a way that will benefit us and our customers.’

Screen has also launched the SC+ Chroma Package for the Truepress Jet 520HD series. This includes upgraded press hardware and software, and SC+ ink, an enhanced version of the series’ current SC ink, which brings a wider colour gamut. The Chroma Package will be available for new presses as well part of an upgrade solution for existing Truepress Jet 520HD owners.