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Lists of global newspaper companies certified for ISO 12647-3

Lists of global newspaper companies certified for ISO 12647-3

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WAN-IFRA has been providing certification since 2005. The quality analysis based mainly on the ISO 12647-3 (2005) Coldset Newspaper Standard. The certification process has had several important items added down through the years. The quality analysis today consists of a total of 100+ quality parameters that are analysed. These quality parameters are drawn from the following ISO standards: 12647, 5-3, 5-4, 2846-2, 12635, 3664 and 15930.

WAN-IFRA has been providing certification since 2005. The quality analysis based mainly on the ISO 12647-3 (2005) Coldset Newspaper Standard. The certification process has had several important items added down through the years.

 

The quality analysis today consists of a total of 100+ quality parameters that are analysed. These quality parameters are drawn from the following ISO standards: 12647, 5-3, 5-4, 2846-2, 12635, 3664 and 15930.

 

Following printing plants print sites proved their ability to make a succesful certification in the history. However valid renewal is manadatory to re-certification 

Company / Title Country
Al-Yaum Media House Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Aschendorff Druckzentrum  Münster, Deutschland
Hoekstra Krantendruk Emmeloord  The Netherlands
J. D. Küster Nachf. + Presse Druck GmbH & Co. KG. Bielefeld
Küster Presse Druck Germany
Masar Printing and Publishing Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Nation Media Kenya
Premier Printing Group Ltd.  Tseung Kwan, Hong Kong
Prensa Libre S.A. Guatemala
Südkurier Medienhaus GmbH & CO. KG.  Konstanz, Germany
The Star Malaysia
Vorländer GmbH / Siegener Zeitung  Germany

The certification is valid for two years and can be renewed. validation of all certification is subject to renewal of once in two years. 

 

Note:

WAN-IFRA certification consists of an evaluation of printing quality based on measurements taken during monthly printing tests carried out over a six-month period, an audit in the printing plant and visual assessment of the general printing quality. The audit includes a workflow analysis, exposure tests and the production of a test print carried out in the presence of the auditor. 

 

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Prabhu Natrajan

Date

2018-11-23 10:20

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