Presstek has appointed James Boyden to the Zahara chemistry-free plates division.
Boyden brings to Presstek more than 20 years of experience in print production and sales leadership. At Presstek, he will work directly with printers of all sizes to provide expert advice and guidance with their waterless offset presses and plate requirements.
‘We are pleased to have James Boyden join our team,’ said Ralph Jenkins, director of worldwide sales and marketing at Presstek. ‘The Zahara chemistry-free plates are the most streamlined platemaking solutions in the industry, and the market is flourishing. James will be a valuable resource to help customers leverage the benefits of the Zahara plates in their operations.’
At Presstek, Boyden will manage the North American channel for Zahara plates, a chemistry-free offset plate for waterless presses. The Zahara XP or NWL plate technologies offer eco-friendly and production efficiencies and exceptional print quality.
Before Presstek, Boyden was the North American sales manager at CRON-ECRM, a distributor of CTP devices. He also served as technical plate specialist at SAS Graphics, a graphics supply and technology company.