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Presstek Appoints Industry Experts to Zahara Waterless Offset Plate Division as Market Expands

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Company Responds to Growing Demand for Chemistry-Free Waterless Plates

Nashua, NH USA – Presstek LLC, the leading provider of eco-friendly printing solutions, today announces and welcomes to the company industry Karol Wolnikowski and Claude Zaehringer as Sales Managers for Presstek’s Zahara waterless offset plate products in the EAME region. Wolnikowski and Zaehringer join Presstek as demand in the commercial and narrow web label segments continue to rise for the company’s waterless offset plate products. Presstek anticipates increased market penetration with the launch of Zahara NWL, a waterless plate made specifically for narrow web label printers, slated for debut at Labelexpo Europe, September 25-28, in Brussels.

“Presstek is leading the way with waterless plate technology due to the Zahara product line’s durability, UV compatibility and chemistry-free attributes. Our Zahara customers are not only more efficient, but they are consistently achieving excellent print quality on both short and long runs. With Karol Wolnikowski and Claude Zaehringer on our team, even more waterless press owners will be able enjoy these benefits,” comments Yuval Dubois, CEO, Presstek.

“We are excited to have such esteemed stalwarts join the Presstek team as demand for the Zahara waterless plate technology continues to grow worldwide,” comments Ian Pollock, EAMER Sales Director, Presstek.

Karol Wolnikowski joins Presstek after serving as sales engineer and technical director at marks-3zet GmbH & Co KG, a Germany-based distributor. Wolnikowski brings Presstek more than a decade of experience with waterless printing technology. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Print and Media Technologies from the University of Wuppertal, Germany.

Claude Zaehringer served as Managing Director for France at marks-3zet GmbH & Co KG, and has more than a decade of experience in waterless printing technologies. Zaehringer holds a bachelor's degree in electronic and mechanical technologies and applications from the University of Lorient, France.

Second generation Zahara XP and the all new Zahara NWL plates are ideal for small-, half- and mid-size sheet format presses to print labels, packaging, plastic cards, and more. At Labelexpo Europe, in the Codimag stand (# 11C10), Presstek’s Zahara NWL plate will be running live on their Viva presses. The Presstek team will be in the Codimag stand to answer any technical questions visitors may have.



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