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Presstek Expands Distribution with La Crosse Litho Supply, LLC
Sep 11, 2007 (08:09 AM EDT)


HUDSON, N.H., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Presstek, Inc. , the leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing business solutions, today announced that La Crosse Litho Supply, LLC, a leading Midwestern graphic arts provider, has been appointed to distribute, service and support Presstek's chemistry-free DI(R) digital offset and CTP product lines in the Upper Midwest. La Crosse Litho Supply will demonstrate Presstek DI at Graph Expo 2007 in booth # 4868.

"La Crosse Litho Supply is an exceptional partner for distributing our digital offset solutions," said Emile Tabassi, vice president of North American sales at Presstek. "Like Presstek, La Crosse works closely with their customers to deliver the best in customer service and technical expertise in order to provide printing solutions that improve customers' competitiveness in the marketplace."

Presstek's DI presses and CTP products provide a streamlined workflow in a chemistry-free environment, thereby reducing printing cycle time and lowering overall production costs. More than 3,000 Presstek DI systems are currently installed worldwide, with customers gaining competitive advantages in the fast-growing, short-run market -- which ranges from 250 to 10,000 impressions. Presstek's CTP systems enable conventional press users to deliver the speed, quality, and performance necessary to meet their customers' demands.

"La Crosse Litho Supply is committed to delivering print solutions that positively impact a printer's business," said Randy Peters, president of La Crosse Litho Supply. "We are proud to represent Presstek because their product line will increase our customers' capabilities and enable them to be more efficient in today's competitive environment -- by producing high quality jobs, with faster turnaround times and cost-effectively.

About Presstek

Presstek, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and marketer of high-tech digital imaging solutions to the graphic arts and laser imaging markets. Presstek's patented DI(R), CTP and plate products provide a streamlined workflow in a chemistry-free environment, thereby reducing printing cycle time and lowering production costs. Presstek solutions are designed to make it easier for printers to cost effectively meet increasing customer demand for high-quality; shorter print runs and faster turnaround while providing improved profit margins.

Presstek subsidiary Lasertel, Inc., manufactures semiconductor laser diodes for Presstek's and external customers' applications.

For more information visit info@presstek.com, or call 603-595-7000 or email: .

About La Crosse Litho Supply, LLC

La Crosse Litho Supply, LLC has been a leader in the commercial printing industry for over 30 years. The company's technical expertise and corporate partnerships with industry leading manufactures such as Kodak and Agfa support the top equipment and state-of-the-art consumable products in both the traditional and wide format commercial printing arenas. La Crosse Litho Supply, LLC is the premier graphic arts distributor to the Upper Midwest with a growing national customer base.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Certain statements contained in this News Release constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the performance and availability of existing and new products and technologies, the market's demand for and acceptance of the company's existing and new products, expectations of future growth and profitability, expected organic and strategic growth, and the ability of the company to achieve its stated objectives. Such forward-looking statements involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the company, which are subject to management and independent audit and review, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, the uncertainties and delays involved with launching new products, print market acceptance of and demand for the company's digital and analog products, the ability of the Company to establish and maintain distribution partners, the overall course of the digital and analog market in the graphic arts industry, the introduction of competing products, general financial and economic factors that could cause customers to alter their purchasing habits or delay purchasing technology upgrades, the ability of the Company to fulfill customer commitments and close qualified sales leads, and market factors' effect on the print industry generally and the economy as a whole. Other risks are detailed in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and the company's other reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The words "looking forward," "looking ahead," "believe(s)," "should," "may," "expect(s)," "anticipate(s)," "likely," "expectation(s)," "opportunity," and similar expressions, among others, identify forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date the statement was made. The company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this news release.

Betty LaBaugh Mark Daly Public Relations Manager, Presstek Davies Murphy Group, Inc. 603-594-8585 ext. 3441 781-418-2431 blabaugh@presstek.com

CONTACT: Betty LaBaugh, Public Relations Manager of Presstek, blabaugh@presstek.com+1-603-594-8585 ext. 3441, ; Mark Daly of DaviesMurphy Group, Inc., +1-781-418-2431, , forPresstek, Inc.

Web site: http://www.presstek.com/