Roberto Speri joins the Omet team as label division product manager as of June 3, 2019. The appointment was announced by Marco Calcagni, Omet sales and marketing director.
Speri, electrical engineer, started his career as assembler and tester of screen printing machines at Franchini & Speri and got experience in all the label printing sectors: hot foil, roll-to-roll and roll-to-sheet die-cutting. He was a tester for Iwasaki printing and ABG letterpress machines and founding partner of DMR Elettromeccanica. From 1997 to 2007 he was the production manager and technical sales manager for Etipol, a manufacturer in the semi-rotary letterpress and waterless offset sector.
In 2017 he joined Nilpeter Italia (also distributor of AB Graphic since 2015) as head of customer service, and then he took over the management of all after sales activities. He managed technical assistance, spare parts and service contracts for the approximately 400 plants (Nilpeter + AB Graphic) in Italy.
His promotion comes as the Italy-based press manufacturer restructures with separate business units for labels and packaging.