Durst won a European Digital Press Association (EDP) award for its P5 350 printing system for large format specialists. It was launched at FESPA in Munich and based on the P5 technology platform, the Durst P5 350 emerged a winner in the ‘EDP Flatbed/Hybrid Printer < 250 sqm/h category’.
EDP Technical Committee said that developments in reel loading and material handling of this production printer that runs at speeds up to 120 sqm/h are noticeable. According to a report, Andrea Riccardi, head of product management at Durst, said that the P5 printer offers patented quick printhead change, fast media reel loading by two positions for single and dual rolls and foldable roll tables. It also offers automatic detection of media-wide and thickness, an intelligent multiboard infeed for up to six boards simultaneously.