Nashua, NH USA - September 12, 2017 – Presstek LLC, the leading provider of eco-friendly printing solutions, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Southern Lithoplate, Inc. (SLP) to sell certain assets related to its CTP portfolio of wet offset thermal and violet plate products: Nytro, GemPlate, GemPlate HC, NuVio and HSUV.
Presstek will continue its longstanding commitment to deliver on its core product portfolio which includes DI digital offset presses, Anthem Elite and Dimension Thermal CTP, JT-Inkjet CTP, Zahara waterless plates, associated consumables, and global service support for pre-press, press, and postpress equipment.
Yuval Dubois, Presstek's President and CEO comments, "This transaction will allow Presstek to focus on its core product lines while enabling the business to leverage this core into higher growth end markets.”
Trip Casson, SLP’s Chairman and CEO adds, “Presstek and Southern Lithoplate have closely shared values for delivering the highest level of quality, response, guidance and support for our customers. These shared values were core to this transaction. Both companies are contacting customers and vendors alike to reassure them of our joint commitment to a smooth transition.” Casson continued, “In addition to further positioning Southern Lithoplate as the premier & trusted prepress hardware and consumables supplier for the North American print market, this will expand our growing commitment to our international markets.”
About Presstek LLC
Presstek provides printing solutions that are eco-friendly and engineered to streamline workflow as well as increase productivity and profitability for print service providers. Across multiple market segments, Presstek offers its core product portfolio which includes DI® digital offset presses and both polyester-based and metal-based waterless printing plates for DI presses and CTP imagers respectively. Presstek also provides service and support for pre-press, press, and post-press equipment. Presstek is headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire.
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About Southern Lithoplate, Inc. (SLP)
Southern Lithoplate, Inc., a North Carolina corporation, specializes in the manufacture, distribution, and service of premium lithoplates and associated products for targeted print markets. Southern Lithoplate enjoys a documented reputation for Quality, Value & Performance throughout the world. Southern Lithoplate’s service infrastructure is designed to exceed the needs of their customer markets. Their state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities are located near the world-renowned Research Triangle Park in North Carolina and Grand Rapids, Michigan. For Additional Information visit www.slp.com or contact Steve Mattingly, Senior Vice President, toll free at 800-638-7990 Ext 2240 or e-mail SMattingly@slp.com.
DI and Zahara are registered trademark of Presstek LLC.