Durst, a manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, is strengthening its position in the U.S. graphics industry with the acquisition of a majority stake in Vanguard Digital Printing Systems, headquartered in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Vanguard Digital is a manufacturer of printing systems for the signage, decoration, corporate, industrial and packaging sectors. With the acquisition, Durst adds new printer classes to its large format portfolio, while Vanguard now has a global distribution and service network and technical resources to continue developing robust solutions.
As part of the agreement, the new company will operate as Vanguard Durst Digital Printing Systems. David Cich remains CEO while Jim Peterson continues to serve as vice president of sales.