With increasing customer demand for four-color printing Cal Poly was seeking to introduce more capability into its printing operation and reduce outsourcing. With the addition of a Presstek 34DI digital offset press and Vector FL52 platesetter the in-plant operation is now able to fully support the printing requirements of the Cal Poly community in an environmentally-friendly fashion. The Department of Graphic Communications is now a one-stop shop.
In keeping with corporate environmental goals, the in-plant print shop at this Midwest utility installed a Presstek Dimension Excel CTP system. Running Presstek Anthem Pro plates, the system provides true chemistry-free platesetting. In addition, the shop has been able to improve its quality.
Presstek DI presses economically deliver environmentally friendly, fast turnaround, high quality short run color printing, in run length quantities from 500 to 20,000. The Presstek 52DI operates at 10,000 sph and has a maximum sheet size of 20.47" x 14.17". The Presstek 34DI prints a 7,000 sph and has a maximum sheet size of 13.39" x 18.11".
The Dimension Pro family of platesetters provides high performance, ease of use and low cost of operation. The Dimension Pro Series includes the 4-page Dimension Pro 400 Series and the 8-page Dimension 800 Series. These highly productive platesetters range in production speeds from 15 to 50 plates per hour.
Presstek Inc., a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing and communications industries, announced that John Meyer has been promoted to vice president of marketing, reporting directly to Chairman, President and CEO Stan Freimuth. Meyer joined Presstek
RCS Plc of Retford, Notts, U.K., has ordered a five-color Presstek 75DI digital offset press with an inline aqueous coater. This is the first 75DI to be installed in the country. RCS is one of the U.K.’s most prestigious printers
Several in-plant managers trekked to Washington, DC last week for the debut Digital Printing in Government & Higher-Ed Conference, hosted by In-plant Graphics. Many attendees have since expressed their appreciation for the day-long conference.
“Just being in the room when decisions are being made, a lot of times, is the biggest challenge” for in-plants, declares Chuck Werninger, director of Administrative Services at the Houston Independent School District (HISD). “A lot of shops are deleted