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Texoma Print Services Installs 29" Presstek 75DI Digital Offset Press

July 16, 2012
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GREENWICH, CT—Jul 16, 2012—Presstek Inc. announced that installation of a five-color Presstek 75DI with an inline aqueous coater at Texoma Print Services of Durant, OK, has been completed. Texoma is a full-service commercial printer specializing in publications, marketing literature, business forms and specialty advertising. The press was installed in June 2012 and is already delivering production work.

“We selected the Presstek 75DI because it enables us to deliver on our values,” said Russell Marcum, director, Texoma Print Services. “Its waterless printing, on-press chemistry-free imaging and reduced waste support our environmental sustainability efforts. In addition, the 29˝ format size and the ability to go from digital file to printed sheet in six minutes will allow us to meet our customers’ requirements for high quality color printing across a wider range of applications, including work that we had been outsourcing.

“We are also excited about the added value and productivity that we gain with the inline aqueous coater and fifth color. These, combined with the ability to print on a wide variety of stocks ranging from onion skin to 31 point board, really provide us with a competitive advantage,” added Marcum.

“It is very exciting to see the momentum around our 75DI program continue to grow,” said Joe Demharter, Presstek’s vice president of sales & marketing. “Profitable printers like Texoma understand that they must adjust their product portfolio to meet today’s market requirements. Print buyers are seeking a wider variety of high quality short run printing produced quickly in the exact quantities that they desire. Presstek DI presses are specifically designed to meet these needs.”

Texoma had older QuickMaster DI presses, so the company was already familiar with DI technology. The technology in the new 75DI is a three-generation advance over the QuickMaster.

According to Demharter, “The levels of automation, speed, print quality and reliability of today’s DI presses are vastly improved over previous generations. I am confident that Texoma will be thrilled with the improved productivity and profitability the new 75DI will deliver for its business as it continues to funnel work to the press.”

Marcum added, “We were familiar with the DI digital workflow. But we had no idea how far the technology had progressed since we acquired our QuickMaster DI some time ago. During our due diligence, we ran 11 forms of 1,000 press sheets each in just over three hours, including imaging all plates on press, on the 75DI in the Presstek demo room. That would have taken more than a day to produce in a conventional workflow.
 

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