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Presstek 75DI Digital Offset Press Continues to Gain Industry Acceptance

September 16, 2011
HUDSON, NH—Sept. 16, 2011—Presstek Inc., a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing and communications industries, reported that its Presstek 75DI digital offset press program continues to gain momentum as printers worldwide show interest in the 75DI’s unique capabilities. Since sales have begun in January 2011, Presstek has sold 75DIs on three continents to printers from the commercial, digital, direct mail, and in-plant segments of the market. The 75DI press is gaining interest from packaging printers, as the 75DI provides a unique capability to increase productivity and reduce cost throughout the packaging industry.

Presstek’s 75DI was featured on the cover of the September issue of In-plant Graphics Magazine, a major industry publication. In the cover article Robert Pettway, Manager of General Services and Mail Operations at BCBST, said, “The 75DI is a game-changer for us because of its sheet size, capabilities and sheer speed. We feel confident this press will play a key role in helping us bring in work currently being outsourced. In fact, our customers were so excited about this new press that while the press was being assembled on the floor and before the first production job even came off of the press, we had more than a million impressions lined up for it.”

Read the complete article by visiting www.presstek.com/bcbstn.

The Presstek 75DI was demonstrated at GRAPH EXPO which took place from September 11th to 14th in Chicago. During the show the 75DI was demonstrated to hundreds of printers.

Jeff Jacobson, Presstek’s chairman, president and CEO, said, “It is very exciting and gratifying to see the industry’s enthusiasm around the Presstek 75DI. Printers are looking for ways to adjust their business model to fit today’s changing market dynamics; DI technology is designed to meet these requirements.”

Jacobson adds, “The Presstek 75DI provides larger printers a way to capitalize on the inherent benefits of DI printing which includes going from digital file to printed sheet in 6 minutes, throughput of 96,000 letter size pages an hour, and a cost per page of less than a penny. The reception we have received from commercial printers as well as the packaging market has been extremely positive.”

The 75DI was awarded a 2011 Encore Must See’em Award at the Graph Expo Executive Outlook Conference. Encore selections are made from products that received Must See’em Awards in 2010 and are voted to receive continuing recognition because they still represent a compelling product.
 

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