Stephen Sanker joins Koenig & Bauer as Director of Digital Printing


With over 20 years of experience, Sanker will focus on the RotaJET and VariJET range of digital presses

  • The new VariJET 106 sheetfed press combines the strengths of digital inkjet and offset printing for the folding carton market. First joint development press for folding cartons of the joint venture Koenig & Bauer Durst
  • Successful RotaJET rotary press designed to digitally print the widest range of substrates for everything from commercial to industrial markets
  • Sanker will focus on strengthening Koenig & Bauer’s strategic growth in digital printing for short-run, on-demand and variable data applications

Stephen Sanker, a leading authority on digital printing equipment and the market, has joined Koenig & Bauer as Head of Digital Printing. Sanker, who took office on August 1, is responsible for developing, supporting and promoting the RotaJET and VariJET digital presses in North America.

Koenig & Bauer continues to expand its range of digital presses and customer installations. Last fall, the company unveiled the new VariJET 106, a modular single-pass sheetfed digital printing press for the folding carton market and expanded the role and format capabilities of the RotaJET digital web press. to all market segments.

Sanker brings over 20 years of experience from his various management positions at well-known digital printer manufacturers. Most recently, he was a digital specialist for the label and packaging market. Previously, he served as Director of Strategic Marketing, overseeing product launches and working one-on-one with clients to discuss digital press features and benefits.

“We are delighted to welcome Stephen to the Koenig & Bauer family,” said Eric Frank, senior vice president of marketing and product management. “He has extensive experience in this ever-evolving field and excellent in-depth knowledge of digital applications and technology, which will be invaluable to our clients.”

“I am proud to start my new role at Koenig & Bauer,” says Sanker. “They have the strongest product portfolio combined with industry-leading partners that set them apart in the market. I will focus on educating printers on the benefits of digital color printing and finding additional new markets where our customers can grow their organizations and expand into new market segments.


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