Pitman Company - 9/6/2006
Pitman Company Offers Product Portfolio
Totowa, NJ, September 6, 2006 - Pitman Company, the leading independent North American graphic arts supplier,
presents label printers with a unique perspective on getting the best quality and productivity from the total printing
process at its Labelexpo 2006 booth #5403. Underscoring the full workflow approach, Pitman is sharing the booth
with DuPont, continuing their long-term partnership focused on maximizing productivity for the label and packaging
With a broad portfolio of advanced products for narrow web, tag and label applications, and a force of 25
packaging and digital imaging specialists at the show, Pitman is positioned to explore new avenues with label
and package printers for opportunities to fine tune their operations for the best performance at every stage of
production from art departments through to prepress and pressrooms.
"What we’re seeing in the flexo marketplace is that print order turnaround times are becoming tighter, margins
are being challenged and quality demands are increasing," said Tom Alba, vice president of Pitman’s Packaging
Division. "When you have those pressures, it’s important to make sure you’re producing high-quality work as
efficiently and effectively as possible. At Labelexpo 2006, we’re demonstrating high-performance products that
can help label printers achieve higher levels of productivity throughout the printing process. And we’re providing
the expertise that has enabled companies throughout the label industry to advance seamlessly to new, highly
productive flexo computer-to-plate technologies."
Featured Products at Labelexpo 2006
- For art department operations, the Pitman product portfolio includes front-end systems and software from Esko
Graphics and proofing systems from DuPont.
- In plate imaging and production operations, Pitman offers Kelleigh light exposure systems, DuPont Cyrel® plates,
Toray letterpress and dry offset plates, and the complete line of industry-leading Esko Graphics CDI Spark,
Compact and Advance computer-to-plate imagers for flexo.
- For plate mounting operations, products include precision plate mounting equipment from J.M. Heaford, and
flexo plate mounting products from 3M and Rogers Corporation.
- In the pressroom, Pitman presents products of Max Daetwyler Corporation, manufacturer of high quality doctor
blade systems; DMM direct machine monitoring equipment; X-Rite and Beta, both manufacturers of print
measurement systems; Rad-Cure, supplier of coatings; and Xymid, manufacturer of precision sleeves for mounting
The Pitman Labelexpo 2006 team will also provide information about the company’s full portfolio comprising
hundreds of additional design, prepress and pressroom products and systems for label, packaging and commercial