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World Printers Forum

The World Printers Forum (WPF) is an organisation of newspaper printers and suppliers within WAN-IFRA. Its objective is to encourage innovation and productivity as well as product development that can be instrumental for publishers to exploit future oriented news media products. It promotes the power of print and the sustainability of print production.

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  • 2016-07-29 10:23
    28/07/2016 – As the world of communication continually shifts towards digital, many consumers are being given a message that this is better for the environment. This latest Two Sides survey provides an insight into how consumers view these initiatives, including the environmental impacts of digital versus paper-based communications, and how they perceive and use paper in their daily lives. Read more ...
  • 2016-07-28 13:46
    Konstanz, 28.Juli 2016 – Die Mitglieder des International Newspaper Color Quality Club (INCQC) stehen für hohe und konstante Druckqualität. Die Druckerei Konstanz, ein Unternehmen des Südkurier Medienhaus, konnte sich die Mitgliedschaft beim INCQC für zwei weitere Jahre sichern. Damit ist die Druckerei auch weiterhin Mitglied des Star Club, dem Kreis der weltweit besten Zeitungsdruckereien, die mehrfach ihr hohes Qualitätslevel unter Beweis gestellt haben. Insgesamt schafften 64 Verlags- und Druckunternehmen aus 26 Ländern den Einzug in den Color Quality Club 2016 – 2018. Ausgerichtet wird der Wettbewerb vom Weltverband der Zeitungen und Nachrichtenmedien (WAN-IFRA). Read more ...
  • 2016-07-28 11:21
    Sassenberg, Germany, 28.07.2016 – New online presence of technotrans AG. The design focused primarily on user-friendliness and optimisation for mobile devices. In addition, the system supplier and cooling and fluid technology specialist has introduced a new applicant management system. Read more ...
  • 2016-07-27 14:38
    July 27, 2016 – Who can best integrate hardware and software into my existing workflow? This skill is crucial to publishing houses and printing companies that are planning an investment project. Only with a highly automated, integrated workflow printers can realize business models and production processes that are profitable both in the short and long term. This applies to book, newspaper, and advertisement printing, in web offset and digital. Read more ...
  • 2016-07-27 14:04
    July 15, 2016 – The time has come: Having been announced over the past two months and having been greeted enthusiastically on first viewing at by many of the manroland web systems customers at drupa 2016, the new manroland web Store opens its digital doors on Friday, July 15, 2016. Read more ...
  • 2016-07-27 13:38
    July 13, 2016 – drupa 2016 was the arena for demonstrating the growing capabilities of digital printing, from newspaper up to book printing. Of the greatest interest: manroland web systems, Augsburg, setting the pace in industrial digital production. The secret: solutions for Workflow integration in existing production environments. The performance of manroland web systems is described perfectly by Alwin Stadler, head of digital printing as follows: “We establish the post press pro-cessing/inline finishing as the central part of the system in the digital printing sys-tems and additionally ensure integration in the customers workflow.” The results are manifold business models, which are being implemented worldwide by offset as well as digital printers. This digital know-how has been continually developed by manroland web systems and has today been established as the cutting edge com-petence in three distinct fields: Workflow integration, outstanding automation as well as trailblazing hybrid solutions. Read more ...
  • 2016-07-26 14:06
    Princeton, NJ (21st of July, 2016) – ProImage is proud to announce the sale of two NewsWay Workflow Systems to the Evening Post Publishing Company. The two systems will manage the workflow of the Aiken Standard in Aiken, SC and of The Post and Courier in Charleston, SC respectively. Read more ...
  • 2016-07-19 11:51
    Oosterhout, July 2016 - No fewer than ten mRC-3D cameras supplied by Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC), Dutch specialist in measurement and control systems for the printing industry, will soon be on their way to India. Pudhari Publications is set to carry out an investment programme with the aim of improving automation on its printing presses at its plant in Kolhapur. The mRC-3D system will ensure full automation on the colour register on the Manugraph Cityline press with five towers. Read more ...
  • 2016-07-14 16:18
    Largest flexo newspaper printer in the U.S. renews its trust in QIPC-EAE Americas to implement retrofit strategy. Read more ...
  • 2016-07-08 08:56
    (PresseBox) (Darmstadt, 07.07.2016) – Die automatisierte Qualitätssicherung durch Inspektionssysteme stellt einen einfachen Weg dar, Qualität und Produktivität einer Drucklinie zu steigern. Eine neue Inspektionslösung ermöglicht jetzt auch kleineren Druckereien durch leistungsfähige Technologie den Einstieg in die Produktion nach Premiumqualitätsstandards. Mit kompakten Abmessungen sind sie an die typischen Produktionsumgebungen der Schmalbahn angepasst. Zudem lässt sich das betriebsfertig kalibrierte System aus der Plug&Inspect-Produktwelt schnell in Betrieb nehmen und über eine berührungsempfindliche Oberfläche bedienen. So können Druckereien die Menge der verkaufsfähigen Produktion steigern und zugleich die Makulatur minimieren. Read more ...

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  • International Newspaper Color Quality Club
    The International Newspaper Color Quality Club is the only worldwide printing quality competition for newspapers. Its goal is to improve the quality of reproduction and printing in production, while also increasing competitiveness as well as training and motivating all personnel.
  • WAN-IFRA Bar Code for paper reels
    The Materials Management Database project was launched 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. Among other informaton you find the specification of the WAN-IFRA Bar Code for paper reels in this online database. Most of the entries in the database originate from the members of the Material Management Committee; some come from outside sources (as marked), after review and approval by the committee. This database is continually being updated and expanded. New entries will be marked with a label in red type.

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  • Newspaper Colour Profile Download
    Agencies and ad suppliers can supply all newspapers worldwide with a single CMYK data set, separated in accordance with a standard ICC colour profile. The introduction of a standard newspaper profile makes newspaper houses more customer-friendly.
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  • Board Meeting 1 March 2016, UPM, Augsburg, Germany
    The World Printers Forum Board consists of 12 members, half of them representing publishing and printing companies, the other half representing materials and equipment suppliers.
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