Dantex Group, specialist prepress consumable supplier and digital label press manufacturer, has recently announced a promotion in its sales management line-up. Chris Smith fills a newly created position as UK & IRL sales manager for flexo / digital inkjet solutions.

Chris will be leading the UK and Ireland sales team in promoting and achieving sales growth from the wide range of products that Dantex offers into the label and packaging sector, plus identifying new sales opportunities and managing a number of key accounts.

Chris has held various key positions in the print industry and brings a wealth of experience in flexo and in colour management as well as litho and letterpress. Chris has been with Dantex for over ten years and looks forward to this new and challenging role.

Commenting on his new position, Chris said: “I’m really looking forward to the challenge this appointment provides, particularly in meeting customers and identifying their needs. With an impressive product portfolio ranging from UV inkjet solutions to flexographic consumables, such as plates, tapes and sleeves, I’ll be focused on delivering first class service support to all our customers.”

Jed Hardcastle, Dantex Group’s new business development director, added: “I’m delighted to see someone of Chris’s calibre move into this key appointment. With our expanding product portfolio, it’s crucial to have experienced sales management driving our growth targets and I look forward to working with him to achieve that.”

Dantex Group, renowned worldwide for offering outstanding, high quality products and service, consistently maintains technical expertise to meet the ever-changing and specific demands of the packaging market.