Presstek Announces Expanded Distribution Coverage for KBA Karat 46 Press
Thursday, February 14, 2002
KBA to distribute the Karat 46 in the United Kingdom HUDSON, N.H., Feb. 13-- Presstek, Inc., a leading provider of direct digital imaging technology, today announced that, effective immediately, Koenig & Bauer, AG (KBA) of Wurzburg, Germany has assumed the distribution rights for the 46 Karat press in the United Kingdom. KBA will now be distributing the 46 Karat press in Latin America and all of Europe, including Ireland and the United Kingdom. At the same time, Xerox will no longer be distributing the DocuColor 233 DI press in the U.K. Presstek's Vice President of Sales and Marketing Efrem Lieber said, "We are very pleased to welcome KBA's 46 Karat press to the United Kingdom. KBA's relationship with Presstek goes back many years, beginning with the 74 Karat press, and their commitment to DI technology is clear and focused.'' About Presstek Presstek, Inc. is a leading developer of digital laser imaging and chemistry-free plate technologies for the printing and graphic arts industries. Marketed to world-leading press manufacturers and directly to end users, Presstek's patented DI, CTP and plate products eliminate photographic darkrooms, film and toxic processing chemicals, reduce the printing turnaround time and lower the production costs. The company's Lasertel subsidiary supplies it with the valuable resources necessary for its next generation laser imaging devices.