Digital Printing-Digital Offset

Presstek to Debut Highly Efficient Presstek 52DI Press at Toronto’s Print World
October 25, 2006

HUDSON, NH—October 25, 2006—Presstek, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing business solutions for the graphic arts market, today announced plans to showcase a broad array of digital solutions at Print World 2006 (Booth #300), being held at the National Trade Centre in Downtown Toronto November 18th through 20th, 2006. Formerly known as Print Ontario, Print World: The World of Shorter-Run Printing, focuses on printing technology and services for shorter-run printing. “The demand for shorter run lengths is a reality that print service providers deal with every day. It makes so much sense to have a trade show dedicated to addressing this

Presstek Takes the Lead at Graph Expo 2006
October 19, 2006

HUDSON, NH—October 19, 2006—Presstek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRST), a leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing business solutions for the graphic arts markets, today reported that it generated strong results at the Graph Expo 2006 exhibition, further demonstrating that Presstek products are accurately targeting the business needs of the print market. Customers responded enthusiastically with strong interest and multiple commitments for Presstek products at Graph Expo, North America’s largest printing trade show, held at McCormick Place, Chicago October 15-18, 2006.    Graph Expo 2006 Results Over $5 million in customer commitments, including more than one dozen DI® presses Over 500 qualified sales leads recorded for Presstek’s full

First Presstek 52DI® Digital Offset Press Installed In North America
October 12, 2006

HUDSON, NH—October 12, 2006—Presstek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRST), a leading manufacturer and marketer of environmentally responsible digital offset printing business solutions for the graphic arts markets, today announced that Murray Print Shop in St. Louis, MO, is the first print service provider in North America to install a Presstek 52DI press. The Presstek 52DI, first demonstrated in Birmingham, UK during IPEX in April of this year, will be making its North American debut at Graph Expo, North America’s largest printing trade show, being held at McCormick Place, Chicago October 15-18, 2006. Presstek will be demonstrating the 52DI, DirectPress DI and its complete line of chemistry-free

Presstek Announces Availability of Presstek 52DI® Press for the North American Market
September 12, 2006

HUDSON, NH—September 12, 2006 —Presstek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRST), a leading manufacturer and marketer of environmentally responsible digital offset printing business solutions for the graphic arts markets, today announced that the Presstek 52DI digital offset press, first released in April to the European market, is now available for the North American market. This 52cm landscape press will be showcased at Graph Expo 2006 in Booth #3822 at McCormick Place in Chicago from October 15th through 18th, 2006. “Market research documents it, and our customer base confirms it – short-run, high quality color is a key growth opportunity for today’s print service providers,” said Geoff

Business Cards Tomorrow (BCT) Installs Second Presstek Direct Imaging (DI®) Press
June 28, 2006

HUDSON, NH—June 28, 2006—Presstek, Inc., (Nasdaq:PRST), a leading manufacturer and marketer of high-tech digital imaging solutions for the graphic communications industry, today announced that Business Cards Tomorrow (BCT) has installed two Presstek Direct Imaging (DI) presses in its Tempe, Arizona and Denver, Colorado sites to support increased demand for short run, high quality, fast turnaround printing of business cards, brochures and other materials. “We took delivery of our first DirectPress 5634DI press in March of this year,” said Mark Ell, Chief Financial Officer and Owner, BCT Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico. “We were so excited about the results it delivered for our business that

DIRECT IMAGING PRESSES — DISCIPLES OF DI
May 1, 2006

OVER THE last several months, I have had occasion to speak with a number of print shops that have acquired direct imaging (DI) presses. Out of these conversations have come some common themes that present an interesting picture about where this technology fits in today’s increasingly complex and competitive printing environment. Interest in DI was relatively flat prior to DRUPA 2004, when several new DI technologies were announced. It is these new product developments and continued growth in high quality, short-run color that have created increased momentum behind the DI press. The owners I spoke with had some terrific business growth stories to

ON-PRESS IMAGING -- Firing on All Cylinders
April 1, 2002

BY MARK SMITH Taking steps out of a process has the potential to increase productivity, reduce process variability and lower production costs. That all sounds great, but these gains naturally must be weighed against the investment required to achieve them. Doing such a cost/benefit analysis for the on-press imaging concept might at first seem to be a rather straightforward calculation. The potential variables in the equation quickly prove otherwise, however. Issues related to integration with existing plant capabilities, markets served, type of press being considered, etc., can tip the balance in favor or against the technology and workflow. What makes sense for

Desktop Digital Printing--Waldman
March 1, 2001

Do you remember my November column? Or is that like asking if you recall the last time you stubbed your toe? Well, just in case my golden words aren't etched in your memory, I wrote about a new print market generated by totally automated, e-commerce, short-run color printing. Let me refresh your memory by retelling the scenario that I related in the November column. The real estate agent logs onto the Website of her favorite printer and easily fills out the quick quote form that mostly consists of check boxes. She gets an instant quote, which she accepts. The quote, along with some