Presstek Announces Sale of a 75DI Digital Offset Press to a Large North …

Presstek, Inc.

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, a leading supplier of digital offset
printing solutions to the printing and communications industries,
today announced the sale of a Presstek 75DI digital offset press to a
large North America based packaging converter. This six-color 75DI
with an inline aqueous coater marks one of the largest Presstek 75DI
press orders to date.

“This is a very exciting sale for Presstek,” said Stan Freimuth,
Presstek’s Chairman, President CEO. “The 75DI is a strong fit for
packaging converters and we’ve been focusing attention on this
segment. It is very satisfying to see these efforts come to
fruition,” Freimuth adds, “as this order continues to validate the
Company’s growth strategies of expanding up-market and into new

The Presstek 75DI is a highly automated 29″ (B2+) 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 six-up sheets per hour on stocks of thicknesses of up to 31
points (0.8mm).

“The 75DI will allow this packaging converter to profitably and
efficiently meet the growing demand for high quality short run fast
turnaround work that its clients are more frequently requesting,”
said Joe Demharter, Presstek’s Vice President of Sales. “The 75DI’s
ability to go from digital file to printed sheet in six minutes,
totally bypassing offline platemaking, and with overall lower costs
of operation, were also key factors in the decision making process.”

About Presstek
Presstek, Inc. is a leading supplier of digital
offset printing solutions to the printing and communications
industries. Presstek’s DI(R) 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 or send an e-mail

DI is a registered trademark of Presstek, Inc.

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