Pitman Co.

Ex Pitman CFO Sentenced to 56 Months
August 5, 2011

The former chief financial officer of the New Jersey-based Harold M. Pitman Co. was sentenced to 56 months in prison for embezzling more than $2 million from his former employer, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Agfa, xpedx End Distribution Deal
December 10, 2010

xpedx and Agfa Graphics are ending their distribution agreement. The parties have agreed to an orderly wind-down of their relationship to ensure end-user customers are properly supplied during the transition. Effective Feb. 28, 2011 xpedx will no longer distribute Agfa-branded graphic products in the United States.

Agfa Acquires Pitman Co.
July 23, 2010

Agfa Graphics has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of the Harold M. Pitman Co., the distributor of prepress, industrial inkjet, pressroom and packaging printing products and systems in the United States. Plans call for the Pitman brand to be retained and the business to continue operating as a subsidiary of Agfa.

Martha Stewart to Receive the Prestigious Franklin Award On September 18th
August 7, 2007

NEW YORK CITY—August 7, 2007—Printing Industries Alliance, formerly known as the Printing and Imaging Association of New York State, has announced that internationally known lifestyle communicator Martha Stewart has been named the recipient of the 2007 Franklin Award, which recognizes the achievements of outstanding leaders and communicators. The award will be presented during the Association’s Franklin Event on Tuesday evening, September 18, at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City. A New Host This is the first time the Franklin Event will be hosted by the Printing Industries Alliance. “We are happy to have this opportunity to host the Franklin Event which has been

Presstek and Pitman Expand U.S. Distribution Network for DI Presses
June 6, 2007

HUDSON, NH—June 6, 2007—Presstek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRST), the leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing business solutions, today announced that Pitman Company, one of the nation’s largest graphic arts market distributors, will now sell its Presstek 34DI and 52DI presses, further expanding its channel for Presstek Direct Imaging (DI®) systems into Pitman’s well established, large customer base. For Pitman, North America’s leading value-added supplier to the graphic communications industry, the DI presses help their customers effectively address one of the fastest growing segments of the print market – runs between 250 and 10,000 impressions. “We are excited to be partnering with

On-Line News
August 1, 2001

Twice The Color—Without The Cost Customers wanted more color. But Arkansas State University Printing Services had only a one-color, 29˝ Heidelberg press. Posing with Arkansas State University Printing Services' new MAN Roland R204E press are (front row, from left) Director David Maloch, L. C. McHalffey (press operator), Allison Brown (printing management student), and Terri Collins (accounting tech). Standing behind Maloch: Homer Hallet (press/bindery operator), Phareta Calkin (prepress tech), and Mark Meyer (assistant director). For years, the nine-employee operation had been running four-color work on the press, in addition to black-and-white book jobs. But despite operating the press eight hours a day, five days a

Diving into a Digital Sea
November 19, 2000

Don't cling to your analog past. Digital solutions abound. Analyze your operation, research your options and move into the digital age. The technology is now securely in place for totally digital production of a job from initial design to printed piece. In the near future, in fact, the decisions you make may not be whether to go digital, but rather which parts of the digital pie you choose to bring in-house and which parts you use outside services for. To make these decisions you need to be aware of the options that are available so that you can analyze your present and future