Presstek to Expand Portfolio with UV and Aqueous Coating Options

HUDSON, NH—06/16/2009—Presstek, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing solutions, today announced it will be demonstrating the industry’s broadest array of digital offset printing solutions in Booth #3646 at PRINT 09, North America’s largest printing trade show. Presstek solutions are designed for print service providers who are seeking a more profitable way to quickly print high quality color work. During the show, scheduled for September 11th through 16th at McCormick Place in Chicago, Presstek will also be announcing the expansion of its digital offset portfolio, allowing print providers to more effectively respond to the diverse needs of today’s print buyer.

“Even though the print market landscape is changing, our customers tell us that their Presstek solutions allow them to be well-positioned to profitably and capably serve their clients,” said Kathy McHugh, Presstek’s Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. “The volume of interest at recent trade events also confirms that Presstek solutions fit today’s market requirements since they profitably bridge the gap between toner and conventional offset. We are excited about PRINT 09 and look forward to demonstrating our range of solutions to the attendees. It will be a terrific venue in which to introduce the new products in our expanding portfolio.”

At PRINT 09, Presstek will be demonstrating Presstek DI® digital offset presses in a number of configurations, a range of Presstek chemistry-free CTP solutions, and a robust offering of digital workflow choices.

Presstek Solutions at PRINT 09

Presstek DI Digital Offset Presses offer printers the most profitable solution for meeting the demand for quick turnaround, high quality color printing in runs from 500 to 20,000. Capable of printing on a broad range of substrates from .0024″ to .02″ (0.06 mm to 0.5 mm) thick, the DI supports up to 300 lpi (120 l/cm) and FM screening without incurring additional time or expense. These highly automated DI presses combine the ease-of-use of digital printing with the versatility, performance and high quality of offset printing. The Presstek 52DI, a 52cm landscape format press, has a maximum sheet size of 20.47″ x 14.17″ (520 x 375 mm) and produces up to 20,000 letter-size pages per hour. The Presstek 34DI, a 34cm portrait format press, has a maximum sheet size of 13.39″ x 18.11″ (340 x 460 mm) and produces up to 14,000 letter-size pages an hour. Presstek DI presses are also available with a UV printing option and can be bundled with the Konica Minolta C6501 digital color press.

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