World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

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Thu - 23.10.2014


Newspaper Production

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  • There is a very simple but powerful reason why something should be done about reducing newsprint waste – economics. Money saved on newsprint is money earned.

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  • Pictures are an important element in reporting the news.
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  • Heatset-dryer installed in a newspaper press
    Dryer technology is a key feature to print on glossy or light-weight-coated paper (LWC).
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  • Conventional separation in comparison to Ink-saving separation
    InkSaving tools allow to reduce the amount of expensive colour ink by replacing the 3c gray equivalent with black ink only. Benefits are cost savings between 10% to 20%, but also better printability, reduced colour variations, better drying and less smearing and in total a stable production process.

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Newspaper Production

WAN-IFRA's Newspaper Production Competence Centre provides in-depth know-how about all production-related activities and processes, from prepress to printing to postpress, also including consumables.

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  • 2011-08-31 11:36
    News photos are benefiting directly from the huge advances that are being made in digital image processing technology. Digital cameras and automatic image processing (AIP) programs are improving their remarkable speed, quality and consistency because of the widespread investment in industrial research in imaging and computer science, fuelled by a vibrant cross-exchange of information and technology. Read more ...
  • 2011-01-26 16:49
    In summer 2009, WAN-IFRA, in cooperation with the Media Faculty of the Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur (HTWK) in Leipzig, Germany, launched the “Sustainability in Newspaper Production” research project. Ronald Weidel is responsible in Leipzig for carrying out the project. Here is an excerpt of the interview that will be featured in the May-June 2010 edition of WAN-IFRA Magazine, in which he explains the content and objectives of the project. Read more ...
  • 2011-01-07 11:41
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  • 2011-01-07 11:20
    WAN-IFRA offers a number of opportunities throughout the year for production personnel to visit some of the most innovativing printing operations and related supplier companies around the world. Read more ...
  • 2010-11-23 16:28
    Standard ISO 2846-2 newsinks printed on standard ISO 12647-3 newsprint are exceptional because they don’t dry but are absorbed into the newspaper fibre structure. There are no chemical polymer driers in the ink and no gas flame or UV driers in coldset printing. Fortunately for the readers, only a minimum amount of the relatively low viscosity newsink stays on the newsprint surface to transfer to adjacent pages or rub off on the readers’ hands. Andy Williams, the author of this article, is Research Manager (Colour and Imaging) within the Competence Centre Newspaper Production of WAN-IFRA. Read more ...
  • Special Report on Automatic Image Processing
    2010-11-23 15:49
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  • Colour test element for reproduction
    2010-11-23 14:40
    Greybalance is pervasive at all stages of colour reproduction. It is necessary to control and ensure that no additional colour bias is added by the processing chain. Read more ...

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  • The Materials Management Database project was launched in 2000 by the WAN-IFRA Material Management Committee as a spinoff of the Newsprint and Newsink Guide. Today it is used by printers, pressroom foremen and technical management as an information source for facts and advice for dealing with the materials used in producing newspapers.

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WAN-IFRA's Newspaper Production Competence Centre provides in-depth know-how about all production-related activities and processes, from prepress to printing to postpress, also including consumables.

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  • Download ISOnewspaper ICC profiles
    Basis: ISO 12647-3:2005 Ref.: Newspaper offset (coldset) and proof printing on standard newsprint ISO 12647-3 is the standard for the newspaper offset printing process. It is based on a single, process-independent dot gain of 26% for newspaper offset coldset printing.
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  • Please find instructions for ICC profiles, test elements and manuals.

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