Presstek at drupa 2008: DI® Digital Offset Presses Address Key Business Challenges
HUDSON, NH—January 15, 2008—Presstek, Inc., the leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing business solutions, today announced it would be featuring its environmentally friendly DI® digital offset presses, combined with Momentum Pro workflow, at drupa 2008 (Hall 04, Stand A55). The world’s largest printing trade show held every four years, drupa will begin May 29th, 2008, in Düsseldorf, Germany.
“Presstek has been advancing printing technologies for more than 20 years, and each drupa event enables us to present our latest innovations. It’s a perfect venue for demonstrating our range of products and showing how they can help today’s print businesses to become more capable, profitable and competitive,” said Klaus Schleicher, group product director, digital printing business unit of Presstek. “During this year’s show, we’ll be focusing on how Presstek’s digital offset print solutions deliver an exceptional level of flexibility, speed, quality and ease-of-use. Presstek has practical, cost-effective and environmentally friendly offerings that directly address the needs of printers who are faced with the daily reality of quickly producing a wide variety of short-run color work – and doing so profitably.”
Presstek 52DI and Presstek 34DI: Good for the Environment, Good for Business
Presstek’s DI presses offer chemistry-free platemaking, waterless printing and substantially less waste than conventional printing processes. A key advantage of DI is the ability to go from file to sellable color within 20 sheets. The Presstek DI’s ability to produce as few as 20 sheets of makeready waste per job is not only good for the environment it has a direct correlation to profitability, since PIA/GATF estimates that the cost of paper accounts for 22 percent of a printer’s sales revenues. In general, job profitability is 13 percent higher on a DI compared to a conventional press, and compared to a toner-based digital device, the DI press saves 50 percent on average per letter size page, according to research firm InfoTrends.