New Distributor of Presstek Presses and CTP

Presstek Inc. has entered into an agreement with Graphic Innovators (Elk Grove, IL) for the distribution of Presstek DI digital offset presses and CTP systems in the United States, Mexico and Brazil. Graphic Innovators specializes in the sale of new and remanufactured offset presses to the printing, converting and packaging industries.

“We are thrilled to add Presstek’s family of DI digital offset presses and CTP products to our product mix,” said Paul Minasian, vice president and general manager of Graphic Innovators. “Presstek DI presses give us a terrific opportunity to offer short- to medium-run-length solutions to our customers. And now, by offering Presstek’s CTP portfolio, we can easily bundle a platemaking solution with the conventional presses that we sell.”

Presstek’s DI digital offset presses bridge the gap between toner and conventional offset printing, enabling print service providers of all sizes to cost effectively meet increasing customer demand for high-quality, short-run color printing with a fast turnaround time while providing improved profit margins with a small environmental footprint. Its CTP offerings include four- and eight-page systems, many of which are fully automated, and a complete line of thermal plates.

Joe Demharter, Presstek’s vice president of sales, said, “Graphic Innovators has strong relationships with many larger commercial and packaging printers in the United States, Mexico and Brazil, all of which are important markets for us. Our partnership with them strengthens Presstek’s position in these markets and provides an excellent opportunity to generate additional revenue.

“We are pleased to be the first company Graphic Innovators has chosen to partner with as they add sales of new equipment to their already-established used equipment business. Graphic Innovators is a well-respected company, and we look forward to working with them in the United States as well as in Mexico and Brazil,” added Demharter.

About Presstek
Presstek Inc. is a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing, packaging and communications industries. Presstek’s innovative offerings bring unmatched efficiencies, competitive differentiation and the highest level of customer service to printing operations of all sizes. Presstek’s DI digital offset presses bridge the gap between toner and conventional offset printing. They represent the future of digital offset printing enabling printers to cost effectively meet customer demand for high quality, short run color printing with a fast turnaround time and improved profit margins. The company’s CTP portfolio includes chemistry-free, pre-heat, no pre-heat and waterless plate technology. CTP systems range from two-page polyester to fully automated eight-page systems. Presstek also offers prepress and pressroom supplies. Its highly qualified support staff and network of dealers support printers around the globe.

Source: Presstek.

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