DST welcomes new Managing Director to spearhead positive change

DST welcomes new Managing Director Quentin Le Piouff, with over 15 years of experience in polymers and printing solutions.

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Copenhagen, 14 March 2024 – We are proud to announce the appointment of Quentin Le Piouff as the new Managing Director of Digital Serigraphic Technologies A/S (DST) as of January 1st, 2024. With over 15 years of experience in polymers and printing solutions, Quentin is set to lead DST towards a transformative future.

Expertise and expectations for the new role

In his previous role as Business Development & Application Technology Manager, Quentin Le Piouff played a pivotal role in DST’s growth, spearheading the development of innovative printing media tailored for hotpeel transfers and selecting cutting-edge performance inks developed over the past decade. His leadership in business development strategy to meet market demands and collaboration with key partners in digital printing has been instrumental in DST’s success.

With a wealth of expertise in the adhesive and textile industry, he continuously demonstrated an unwavering commitment to pioneering decorating techniques such as hybrid/DST or DTF and pushing the boundaries of product innovation. Svend Rimestad, Chairman of DST, and Managing Director in DST’s mother company Bjørn Thorsen A/S, expressed his confidence in Quentin’s leadership, saying, “With his impressive experience in the printing and polymers industry, Quentin will be a standout leader, and I have great confidence in our exceptional team.”

Expressing his enthusiasm for the new role, Quentin stated, “I am deeply honored to assume the position of Managing Director and guide DST into its next phase. The entire DST team has been incredibly supportive, and I take immense pride in leading such a dedicated team to serve our customers effectively. In 2024, DST is poised for significant growth, with the introduction of new consumables designed with circularity in mind. We’re also committed to obtaining new certifications to ensure our products comply with the highest standards, and we’re enhancing our services to uphold our commitment to exceptional customer care. Concurrently, we’re focused on further developing our technology and contributing to more sustainable industry solutions.”

The “Reuse is Good Use” project: Sustainability through collaboration

This year, DST together with its mother company Bjørn Thorsen A/S and in collaboration with other partners will contribute to the project “Reuse is Good Use”, which aims to develop methods for removing existing transfer prints from certain types of textiles and create a new type of removable transfer print that is easier to replace in the future. Read more about this project here!

Meet Quentin at FESPA 2024 in Amsterdam

Armed with insights, expertise, and a passion for connecting with fellow professionals in the field, Quentin will be representing DST at FESPA Global Print Expo 2024 in Amsterdam next week. Whether you’re looking to discover our new consumables, discuss potential collaborations, or simply exchange ideas, he is your go-to person to connect with! Schedule a meeting with Quentin at qlp@bjorn-thorsen.com or reach out via LinkedIn and drop him a message directly to secure your spot on his calendar (available on the 21st or 22nd of March only)!

DST looks forward to a promising future under the dynamic leadership of Quentin Le Piouff, where innovation and customer satisfaction will remain at the forefront of the company’s mission.

About DST: Digital Serigraphic Technologies A/S (DST) develops, manufactures, and markets consumables for heat transfers primarily used textile decoration, whether via digital/hybrid processes, traditional screenprinting or DTF technologies. The DST A/S product offering, based on the proprietary technology acquired from Digital Screenprinting Technology ApS in 2020, with more than 20 years market experience, has been in constant evolution ever since. It comprises release liners (paper or PET), waterbased inks, adhesives (powder or liquid/printable) and special additives, to create heat transfers for textile, apparel decoration and/or embellishment in sportswear, recreational, work wear applications, as well as promotional articles. DST is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, yet services customers all over the world.

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