By: J.J. McGrath
Western Lithotech — the St. Louis-based supplier of litho plates, associated chemicals, and pre-press platemaking equipment — has been acquired by the Brookfield, Conn.-based Lastra America Corp., its Italian parent Lastra SpA announced Friday. Terms were not disclosed.
Western Lithotech’s plate product line includes both analog and digital products. Especially important are its computer-to-plate (CTP) offerings. Among them are CTP platesetters specially designed for the global newspaper market.