Durst Welcomes Two New Additions to North American Team

ROCHESTER, NY—With the continued growth in the digital inkjet label market, Durst is pleased to announce the addition of industry veterans David Schwerdtmann and Dennis Eaves to the North American team to expand Durst’s footprint in the label market.


Schwerdtmann comes to Durst as regional sales manager for the label and specialty packing business. He has a strong industry of digital label and packaging knowledge with stops at Scitex, KBA, HP, Electronics for Imaging and Domino. David’s expertise encompasses prepress, conventional offset printing and digital production.

“I have been in the printing industry a long time. I have seen numerous changes in prepress, offset printing and now digital printing,” Schwerdtmann said. “Developing the win/win strategies for customers with Durst innovative solutions, has me excited to be here.”

“Focused on developing and building relationships with label printer converters in North America, David and Dennis bring to Durst extensive career experience which includes various areas and applications within the labels and packaging industry,” said Richard Thomas, director of North America Digital Business Initiative for Label and Package Printing.

Eaves has also joined the Durst Label and Specialty Packaging business group as regional sales manager. He has more than 30 years of knowledge experience in the packaging market. Previously with HP, Xeikon and Mark Andy, Dennis brings successful work history in digital production printing for label and packaging solutions, where he held roles as digital sales manager, district and national sales manager.


“In my career from the inception of flexographic digital printing to the latest generation of digital hybrid press technology, I have never been more excited to be a part of Durst. I am excited to represent and sell this game-changing technology,” said Eaves.

Eaves brings the foresight necessary in assisting today’s clients in selecting the right technology to navigate the transformation into digital inkjet printing, according to Durst.

Durst looks forward to David and Dennis extensive knowledge with the label industry and their formidable contribution to Durst customers.