Presstek Acquires Analog, Digital Offset Plates Manufacturer Anocoil Corp.
HUDSON, N.H. — April 7, 2016 — Presstek LLC, a leading provider of eco-friendly printing solutions, has announced it has completed the acquisition of the business and operations of Anocoil Corp., one of North America’s largest independent producers of analog and digital offset printing plates for the newspaper and commercial market segments. The acquisition of Anocoil Corp. expands Presstek's market reach, product line, customer base, and manufacturing capacity. Anocoil Corp. brings over 58 years of experience of providing advancements in offset plate technology with two production facilities located in Rockville and Enfield, Conn.
"This is an exciting strategic step for our company," says Sparsh Bhargava, Presstek’s CEO. "Both Presstek and Anocoil Corp. have a long standing mission of bringing plate technology innovations to market that benefit customers with improved quality and performance while simultaneously removing complexities, chemistry and waste from their production chain."
Bhargava continues, "the acquisition of Anocoil means our combined customer base will benefit by having access to an expanded range of high-value plate products and access to Presstek’s extensive technical service and support for their plates, CTP systems and pressroom equipment."
About Presstek LLC
Founded in 1987, Presstek provides printing solutions that are eco-friendly and engineered to streamline workflow, as well as increase productivity, efficiency, and profits for print providers. Presstek’s core product portfolio includes: four- to six-color DI digital offset presses; thermal and inkjet Computer-to-Plate systems; and printing plates for DI presses and CTP applications (waterless, thermal and inkjet). DI presses and thermal CTP systems are offered as new systems and Certified Pre-Owned. In addition to product offerings, Presstek is a multi-vendor service provider with a global network of expert service technicians supporting prepress, press, and postpress equipment including Presstek brands and other well-known industry brands.