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Presstek's Richard A. Williams To Receive RIT Cary Award

Press release from the issuing company

HUDSON, N.H., April 30 -- Presstek, Inc., a leading provider of direct digital imaging technology, today announced that Richard A. Williams, Chairman of the Board and recently retired Chief Scientific Officer, has been selected as the 2003 recipient of the Rochester Institute of Technology Cary Award. The Cary Award is presented to notable individuals who have distinguished themselves in the development or application of digital technology in graphic communications. Recipients of the award have demonstrated technological innovation, adherence to the highest standards of quality, and meaningful advancement of the graphic arts and related industries. The award will be presented to Mr. Williams at an award breakfast on September 28, 2003, the first day of the Graph Expo '03 exhibition, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Frank Romano, Fawcett Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology said, "As I look around our industry and our university, from photography to design to print media, I see the profound changes in graphic communications that have taken place as a result of Mr. Williams' leadership in the field. RIT is pleased to recognize Mr. Williams' accomplishments through the Cary Award, and I extend my personal congratulations to him on this well-deserved honor." Presstek President and CEO, Edward J. Marino said, "Dick Williams' visionary contributions to the graphic art and printing industries in the area of digital technology are truly remarkable. His contributions to Presstek, however, are invaluable. His vision and technical expertise are responsible for Presstek's industry leadership in digital laser imaging and chemistry-free plate technologies. All of us at Presstek are proud of Dick and his many accomplishments. We extend our hearty congratulations to him on this prestigious industry honor."