Fujifilm UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Fairweather as National Digital Business Manager, reporting to Taro Aoki, Head of Digital Press Solutions. Fairweather holds over two decades of experience within the print industry, previously working at Heidelberg for over 23 years, first selling litho presses and latterly specialising in the sales of digital and toner equipment.
In his role at Fujifilm, Fairweather will be responsible for driving forward sales nationally for the Jet Press and 42K Printbar System. Fairweather will oversee and support the existing regional sales teams and work to nurture and grow Fujifilm’s customer base, right across the UK.
Fairweather comments: “I am excited to be embarking on the next stage of my career with Fujifilm. We are seeing a significant shift towards digital right across the market, due to rising consumable costs and raw material shortages. Fujifilm has been paving the way with its inkjet technology for some time now, following the launch of the Jet Press 750S High Speed Model and the 42K Printbar System, and I am delighted to play an integral part in helping to accelerate this growth further, as Fujifilm continues to innovate within this market.”
Taro Aoki, Head of Digital Press Solutions, Fujifilm Europe, comments: “Martin has a huge amount of knowledge and is an ideal fit for the role. Not only does he have impressive understanding of the industry but he has extensive experience working with print customers. He knows just what they want and need to make their business a success and understands print business models from start to end. We are delighted to have him on board.”
About the Jet Press 750S High Speed Model
With a productivity of 3,600 sheets per hour in High Quality mode and 5,400 sheets per hour in High Performance mode, the Jet Press 750S High Speed Model is the fastest 4 colour, B2 sheetfed inkjet digital press available.
There are around 250 Jet Press installations worldwide.
About the 42K Printbar System
The Fujifilm 42K Printbar System supports commercial printing, direct mail and transactional document production as well as folding carton and corrugated printing packaging applications. It provides a highly productive add-on solution for imprinting or can become part of an engineered system for a competitive edge.