Presstek Announces First Sale of Presstek 75DI Digital Offset Press in Europe/Africa/Middle East Region
Fifth 75DI Order Supports Viability of Presstek Growth Strategy Targeting Geographic Expansion, Larger Printing Companies
GREENWICH, CT—Aug 08, 2011—Presstek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRST), a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing and communications industries, today announced that a Presstek 75DI five-color digital offset press has been sold in the Europe/Africa/Middle East Region for installation in the 4th quarter of 2011.
"There is growing interest in Presstek DI presses throughout the region, larger printers are particularly interested in the high-quality fast turnaround short run color capability of the Presstek 75DI," said Guy Sasson, Presstek’s president of Europe/Africa/Middle East Region (EAMER). "With the installation of this press, we will have five 75DI presses installed across three continents and a pipeline that projects continued growth."
"The sale of this 75DI, our first in EAMER and our fifth globally," said Jeff Jacobson, Presstek’s chairman, president and CEO, "validates our growth strategy targeting expansion of our geographical footprint, as well as becoming a preferred provider for larger companies. We look forward to being able to make further announcements about this sale in the coming weeks."
The Presstek 75DI is a highly automated 29˝ digital offset press that is available in 4- to 10-color configurations. It has a full range of productivity enhancing options, including an inline aqueous coater. The 75DI features support for 300 lpi and FM screening, 6-minute job-to-job turnover (including on-press plate imaging), and a small environmental footprint. The press prints up to 16,000 sheets per hour.
Presstek, Inc. is a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing and communications industries. Presstek’s DI® digital offset solutions bridge the gap between toner and conventional offset printing, enabling printers to cost effectively meet increasing customer demand for high quality, short run color printing with a fast turnaround time while providing improved profit margins. The company’s CTP portfolio ranges from two-page to eight-page systems, many of which are fully automated. These systems support Presstek’s line of chemistry-free plates as well as Aeon, a no preheat thermal plate which offers run lengths up to one million impressions. Presstek also offers a range of workflow solutions, pressroom supplies, and reliable service. Presstek is well positioned to support print environments of any size on a worldwide basis. For more information visit www.presstek.com or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.