Printing Plates for Newspaper Printers

Thermal, Chemistry-Free, Waterless, Violet

Presstek is committed to providing a wide range of plates for the newspaper printer. You need plates fast with the ability to accommodate last minute changes. Our robust and growing portfolio of eco-friendly plates (and CTP systems if you need it) are all supported by a network of expert application specialists. With Presstek you'll receive exceptional plate quality and even more exceptional service to keep your production running at peak performance.

Learn about our CTP Systems for Newspaper Printers.


Thermal Plates


GemPlate Newz

Streamline your plate production with chemistry-free GemPlate Newz. Image on standard 830 nm platesetters and the press develops the plate. RIP, image, mount & print!

Our unique technology prevents contamination problems. Produces excellent results every time. For sheetfed, heatset or coldest web.



High performance yet eco-friendly. Our coating technology delivers hard, high definition dots.

With less chemistry, a wide latitude and fast, high resolution imaging, N200 provides the ultimate combination of benefits to maximize efficiency and pressroom performance.

 Download the brochure for thermal & violet newspaper plate products.

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Violet Plates


NuVio Newz

No preheat violet plate technology for newspaper printing. This unique technology combines violet imaging with the resolution, durability and simple processing formerly only reserved for thermal plates.

Extremely durable plate for heatset, closet, or UV, sheetfed or web.



High speed ultraviolet plate provides newspaper printers with the quality of positive plates without the associated harsh chemistry. Develops in an eco-friendly wash solution.

For sheetfed, heatset, or coldest web pressrooms.


Waterless Plates

Zahara Newz

NEWZ! Waterless plates for KBA Cortina newspaper presses. Versatile: Chemistry-free option or use with your current developer and processor!


 Download the brochure for Zahara Newz waterless plates.

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     Rockville, CT 06066

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