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Pitman Company Offers Product Portfolio And Expertise To Optimize Quality And Productivity Of Total Label Printing Process

Thursday, September 07, 2006

Press release from the issuing company

TOTOWA, NJ, September 6, 2006 - Pitman Company, the leading independent North American graphic arts supplier, presents label printers with a unique perspective on getting the best quality and productivity from the total printing process at its Labelexpo 2006 booth #5403. Underscoring the full workflow approach, Pitman is sharing the booth with DuPont, continuing their long-term partnership focused on maximizing productivity for the label and packaging industry. With a broad portfolio of advanced products for narrow web, tag and label applications, and a force of 25 packaging and digital imaging specialists at the show, Pitman is positioned to explore new avenues with label and package printers for opportunities to fine tune their operations for the best performance at every stage of production from art departments through to prepress and pressrooms. "What we're seeing in the flexo marketplace is that print order turnaround times are becoming tighter, margins are being challenged and quality demands are increasing, said Tom Alba, vice president of Pitman's Packaging Division. "When you have those pressures, it's important to make sure you're producing high-quality work as efficiently and effectively as possible. At Labelexpo 2006, we're demonstrating high-performance products that can help label printers achieve higher levels of productivity throughout the printing process. And we're providing the expertise that has enabled companies throughout the label industry to advance seamlessly to new, highly productive flexo computer-to-plate technologies." Featured Products at Labelexpo 2006 - For art department operations, the Pitman product portfolio includes front-end systems and software from Esko Graphics and proofing systems from DuPont. - In plate imaging and production operations, Pitman offers Kelleigh light exposure systems, DuPont Cyrel plates, Toray letterpress and dry offset plates, and the complete line of industry-leading Esko Graphics CDI Spark, Compact and Advance computer-to-plate imagers for flexo. - For plate mounting operations, products include precision plate mounting equipment from J.M. Heaford, and flexo plate mounting products from 3M and Rogers Corporation. - In the pressroom, Pitman presents products of Max Daetwyler Corporation, manufacturer of high quality doctor blade systems; DMM direct machine monitoring equipment; X-Rite and Beta, both manufacturers of print measurement systems; Rad-Cure, supplier of coatings; and Xymid, manufacturer of precision sleeves for mounting of plates. The Pitman Labelexpo 2006 team will also provide information about the company's full portfolio comprising hundreds of additional design, prepress and pressroom products and systems for label, packaging and commercial printing applications.




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