Manuel Schrutt has been appointed head of packaging for Fujifilm Graphic Systems EMEA, to be responsible for the label and packaging business, covering digital inkjet and flexo product lines.

Commenting on his new position Mr Schrutt said, ‘I’m delighted to be joining Fujifilm and heading up its packaging division. The company has a strong reputation throughout the printing industry, with its firmly established product portfolio and its industry leading inks. I am passionate about inkjet technology so I have always kept a close eye on Fujifilm’s developments and I am very excited to embark on this new journey, promoting and driving sales of its printing technologies for packaging and labelling.

‘I have worked in the industry since I was very young – I was part of the family business in my early working days and I’m looking forward to this next chapter in my career.’

Taku Ueno, senior vice president, Graphic Systems Division, FUJIFILM Europe, added, ‘Fujifilm is delighted to welcome Manuel into the team. He brings a wealth of experience with him and he will be crucial in developing Fujifilm’s digital and flexographic business in the packaging and labelling sectors. 2022 promises to be a big year for Fujifilm across all of its divisions and we’re relishing the prospect of Manuel taking the packaging area of the business to new heights.’