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Presstek to Showcase Web-to-Print Workflow at drupa

Press release from the issuing company

Hudson, NH – May 30, 2008 – Presstek Inc, the leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing business solutions, today announced that as part of its strategy to become a leading, global provider of print business solutions for the worldwide graphic arts market, the company will be showing Presstek PathWay, a leading web-to-print solution, for the first time at an international exhibition.

“Presstek is committed to forming all-encompassing relationships with our customers,” said John Flynn, Presstek Product Manager for Workflow. “A robust portfolio of workflow products that integrate seamlessly with our digital offset printing solutions is a key element in enabling us to achieve that goal.  With Presstek PathWay, we can help our customers generate business growth, increase customer loyalty and reduce operational costs through the addition of Web-to-print, one of the most important value-added services in today’s marketplace for printing businesses of any size.”

Presstek PathWay
With Presstek PathWay, powered by Press-sense, print service providers can unleash new growth opportunities, streamline their business flow, slash operational costs and enhance customer loyalty.  Unique PathWay features include:
•    Ability to customize upstream workflow
•    Bi-directional information flow from print buyer to print service provider
•    Ability to support both digital, offset and hybrid workflows
•    Preflight, proofing and imposition support
•    Standards-based, open to external integration
In addition, as part of an alliance with Press-sense, Presstek customers will have access to the entire Press-sense Business Flow suite of solutions, ensuring a seamless upgrade path as their businesses grow.  PathWay can also be easily linked to Presstek’s range of workflow solutions for maximum automation.

“Each time a human touches a print job, it becomes less profitable,” said Flynn. “By adding highly capable and affordable workflow solutions such as Presstek PathWay to our portfolio of offerings, Presstek continues to work to ensure that work can flow through the shop with minimal intervention and waste.”