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Presstek to Showcase Digital Solutions at GOA

Friday, January 30, 2009

Press release from the issuing company

Hudson, NH -- Presstek, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing solutions, today announced that it will be featuring at The Graphics of the Americas trade show in Miami, FL from February 26th to 28th its industry-leading Presstek 52DI digital offset press and a range of CTP solutions specifically designed for printers seeking a more profitable way to quickly print high quality color work.

In Booth #848 at the show, the following digital offset printing solutions will be highlighted:
Presstek's 52DI Digital Offset Press offers both traditional offset and digital printers the most profitable solution for meeting the demand for quick turnaround, short run high quality color printing. The 52DI targets the fastest growing segment of the print market: runs of 500 to 20,000 sheets-the strategic gap between production toner-based digital presses and conventional offset. In general, job profitability is 13 percent higher on a DI compared to a conventional press, and compared to a production volume color toner-based digital device, the DI press saves 50 percent on average per letter size page, according to research firm InfoTrends.
The Presstek 52DI can expand the print service provider's capabilities with its ability to print on a wide range of substrates up to 20 pt.; from onion skin to heavy card stock, including synthetics. Superior quality printing is achieved with up to 300 lpi and FM screening, and does so without incurring additional time or expense.

This landscape digital offset press offers the ability to produce more jobs in less time with its highly automated functions, waterless press design, and operating speed of up to 10,000 sheets per hour with a maximum print area of 20.07 x 14.17 inches per sheet. Makereadies (including plate imaging and blanket washing) are completed in 10 minutes and sellable color is produced within 20 sheets – delivering fast turnaround times.

Presstek Compass 4000 Series CTP Systems offer a true four-up drum size and image plate sizes up to 30.0 x 26.96 inches at a rate of up to 15 and 38 plates per hour. Ideal for a wide range of printing environments, Presstek Compass platesetters, imaging up to 250 lpi, are offered for use with Presstek's Aurora Pro chemistry-free plates and also image a range of low energy (830 nm laser) third-party thermal plates. Compass systems are semi-automatic and feature continuous plate loading. Users can add several options to further increase automation and productivity; including single or multiple cassette autoloaders and inline standard or custom plate punches. Compass systems easily integrate with industry-standard workflow solutions including Presstek's Latitude and Momentum Pro.

Presstek Vector FL52 with Freedom Pro Plates is the new version of Presstek's easy-to-use small format chemistry-free platemaking solution that brings affordable metal platemaking to small commercial, quick and in-plant printers. Featuring a new fiber laser imaging system that is engineered to deliver excellent dot quality and high reliability, the Vector FL52 supports a wider range of plate sizes and images Presstek's chemistry-free Freedom Pro plates, which are automatically cleaned in the Vector's integrated plate washer.

To Schedule a Demonstration
To receive more information or reserve a personal demonstration, please visit http://www.presstek.com/events




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