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Presstek and Reda International Agree to Large CTP Contract

Press release from the issuing company

HUDSON, N.H., May 10 -- Presstek, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of environmentally responsible high tech digital imaging solutions for the graphic arts and laser imaging markets, today announced that Reda International Graphic Supply, Presstek's distributor in the Middle East, has placed an order for fifteen Dimension computer-to-plate systems for delivery over the next six months. The agreement was signed on Presstek's stand during drupa, the industry's largest trade show currently taking place in Dusseldorf Germany. The agreement clearly demonstrates the strength of the ongoing relationship between the two companies and Reda International's commitment to provide chemistry-free CTP solutions to the Middle Eastern market that are affordable and easy to implement. Owner and CEO of Reda International, Mr. Mohammed Reda and Presstek's President and CEO, Mr. Edward J. Marino, were present for the contract signing. Both expressed their commitment to continue cooperation to further the growth of Presstek's chemistry-free solutions in the region. General Manager of Reda International Jim Cicci said, "We are committed to bringing affordable digital imaging to the Middle East. We believe this market, which is made up of over 70% of small to medium sized printers, will benefit from Presstek's chemistry-free plate products." Cicci added, "Presstek's chemistry-free solutions are ideal for our warmer climate where maintaining consistency of plate developing chemistry is challenging." Presstek's Regional Sales Manager Max Zinnemers stated, "For Reda International to invite Presstek to join its product portfolio is testimony that our customer focused approach to conducting business is working. Our chemistry-free CTP and DI press products are recognized worldwide, we are entering new markets, and the number of system placements has grown." Zinnemers added, "Reda has proven to be an excellent partner for Presstek in the Middle East. Our mutual business success is proof of both their capabilities and confidence in Presstek's business solutions."