Direct Imaging Offset Technology

Texas Water Utility In-plant Installs New DI Press
August 25, 2017 at 12:36 pm

A Texas Water Utility In-plant has installed a certified pre-owned Presstek 34DI direct imaging offset press. The decision to get the press came after the Communications department decided to redesign its two-color monthly customer newsletter as a four-color publication.

A Look Back at Graph Expo 16
October 17, 2016 at 3:32 pm

In mid-2016, the in-plant at a Texas-based drinking water and sewage utility starting working with Presstek to secure a certified pre-owned Presstek 34DI direct imaging offset press to replace its two-color ABDick 9995. It was expected to be a smooth installation, despite the fact that the in-plant had to hire a crane to lift the 10,000-lb. […]

DI Press Is a ‘Neat Little Package’ for DCMO BOCES
March 18, 2016 at 9:23 am

Frank Oliver, print shop supervisor at Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego Board of Cooperative Educational Services (DCMO BOCES) Print Shop in Norwich, N.Y., admits his in-plant was actually losing work before investing in a Presstek 34DI.

Columbia College’s ‘Adventure into Digital Printing’
January 8, 2016 at 12:23 pm

Producing marketing materials for multiple college campuses is no easy task, but with 36 campuses nationwide, Columbia College needed a way to print a large volume of booklets without increasing its in-plant’s staff.

Colorado DOT Adds DI Press
May 29, 2015 at 4:21 pm

By installing a direct imaging Presstek 52 DI press, not only did the Print Center at the Colorado Department of Transportation boost its productivity, it also boosted workplace morale.

Church Mutual Expands Into Four-color
July 1, 2013

“The demand for two-color has definitely declined over the years,” remarks Ryan Podeweltz, production print supervisor at Church Mutual Insurance Co. As a result, the one- and two-color Hamada presses at the Merrill, Wis., in-plant were no longer as busy as they once were, leaving the shop’s four employees in a precarious position.

Borderline Victory: DI Press Brings Work In-house
March 1, 2013

It's a familiar story: an organization needs the space occupied by its in-plant, so the in-plant is sent packing. Most of the time no studies are done on whether this is a cost-effective plan; an administrator just makes the call, leaving the in-plant's customers to deal with the aftermath as best they can.

New DI Press at University of Colorado
January 1, 2013

Since overseeing the installation of a Presstek 34DI digital offset press last July, Al Goranson, manager of Imaging Services at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has achieved his goal of taking in more long-run, full-color work. “As our volume of four-color work continued to grow, especially in run lengths greater than 1,000, we needed something that could produce the work at a cheaper cost than our HP Indigo 3050 digital press,” recalls Goranson. “We had opportunities on longer runs that were just not economic to produce on the Indigo. That was why we chose the Presstek 34DI press.”

Expanding into Four-color
November 1, 2012

A year and a half ago, the University of Southern Indiana's Publishing Services operation was outsourcing 75 to 85 percent of its four-color work. This bothered Terri Bischoff, assistant director of Publishing Services, at the Evansville, Ind., school. She knew the university would be better served if her in-plant could gain control over this work, improve the quality and reduce turnaround times. To do this, though, would require some new equipment.