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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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  • 2016-08-29 08:40
    16.08.2016 – Amedia and Polaris Media are two heavyweights in Norway's publishing industry. At several printing centres, both publishing houses have invested in the UniMail control from Realcom. What's good about Realcom? A team of developers that's independent of all mailroom technologies and always sympathetic to the customer's wishes, plus Realcom's speed when developing software. Read more ...
  • 2016-08-26 08:37
    05.08.2016 – Trelleborg is to use the forthcoming WAN-IFRA India 2016 Conference – 21st - 22nd September, Swissotel, Kolkata, India – to announce its increased focus on the Indian newspaper market. The company has recently appointed Maniraju Bora as Sales and Technical Director for the South West Asia region. He has worked in the industry for more than 25 years and has an excellent technical knowledge of offset printing blankets and newspaper presses. Read more ...
  • 2016-08-25 14:56
    25.08.2016 – In diesen Wochen beginnen 90 junge Menschen bei der Koenig & Bauer-Gruppe (KBA) eine Berufsausbildung mit guten Perspektiven angesichts des sich verstärkenden Fachkräftemangels. Im Bogenoffsetwerk Radebeul (KBA-Sheetfed Solutions, KBA-Industrial Solutions) werden 28 und im Stammwerk Würzburg (KBA-Digital & Web Solutions, KBA-NotaSys, KBA-Industrial Solutions) 38 Nachwuchskräfte intensiv in Theorie und Praxis auf das Berufsleben vorbereitet. Bei den Tochtergesellschaften in Bad Oeynhausen (KBA-Kammann), Frankenthal (Albert-Frankenthal), Mödling bei Wien (KBA-Mödling), Stuttgart (KBA-MetalPrint) und Veitshöchheim (KBA-Metronic) starten 24 Auszubildende. Die Mechatroniker und Industriemechaniker der KBA-Metronic erwerben in der staatlich anerkannten KBA-Werkberufsschule in Würzburg ihr berufliches Wissen. Weitere Unternehmen aus dem Umland nutzen die anerkannt hohe Qualität der KBA-Ausbildungsstätten in Würzburg und Radebeul für die Ausbildung ihres Fachkräftenachwuchses. Mit über 11 % liegt der Anteil weiblicher Berufsstarter über dem Durchschnitt im Metallgewerbe. Read more ...
  • 2016-08-24 10:13
    (UPM, Helsinki, 24 August 2016 at 10:30 EET) – UPM supply chain goes mobile in November when the paper business is looking for new, innovative solutions for its supply chain at Junction hackathon in Helsinki, Finland. Junction is Europe's leading hackathon and a converging point for developers, designers, and entrepreneurs from across the world. UPM offers participants of the hackathon the challenge to create digitalised solutions, services and data analytics using supply chain data. The application period has started and continues till October. Read more ...
  • 2016-08-23 11:07
    Oosterhout, 23 August 2016 – It’s certainly not the first, and probably not the last time a Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC) automation system has been installed on one of the printing presses at the Guangxi Daily. The Chinese media group decided to invest in an mRC-3D system for colour register control as part of an expansion on a tower for a Goss Magnum 65 press in Nanning. “Guangxi Daily is a satisfied client who knows exactly what it’s getting from us”, was the message. Read more ...
  • 2016-08-23 10:47
    22.08.2016 – A company that inserts over a billion inserts into newspapers each year is reliant on flawless processes in the mailroom. That explains why Oppermann Druck und Verlags GmbH & Co. KG in the German town of Rodenberg will commission two new Muller Martin ProLiner inserting systems in a few weeks’ time to supplement its two existing SLS3000 systems. Read more ...
  • 2016-08-22 14:17
    19.08.2016 – Kodak hat vor einigen Monaten die violettempfindliche Libra VP Platte neu auf den Markt gebracht, die für den anspruchsvollen Zeitungs- und Semicommercial-Druck entwickelt wurde und flexible Möglichkeiten für eine umweltfreundlichere Plattenverarbeitung bietet. Die Libra VP ersetzte in Kodaks Druckplattensortiment die VioletNews Gold Platte. Statt mit herkömmlichem Plattenentwickler und Regenerat erfolgt die Verarbeitung der Libra VP mit einer Auswaschlösung mit niedrigem pH-Wert. Dabei kann der Anwender zwischen einem reinen Einbad-Entschichtungsprozess oder der vereinfachten konventionellen Verarbeitung in der Auswaschlösung, gefolgt von einem Spül- und Gummierschritt, wählen. Read more ...
  • 2016-08-18 10:51
    August 18, 2016 – The Brazilian publishing and printing giant O Globo is providing visitors to the Olympic Games in Rio with news at the moment. “O Globo Olympic” is what they call the daily special edition, which is distributed in the busy Olympic Park, among other locations. Read more ...
  • 2016-08-17 11:57
    Oosterhout, 16 August 2016 – The printing plant of the Morocco-based newspaper Le Matin has decided to invest in a Performance Package from Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC) and Engineering Automation Electronics (EAE). Morocco's leading print concern will thus be taking maximum advantage of the recent takeover by QIPC of EAE and, in addition to acquiring an update of the EAE operating system, can now also call upon the services of a QIPC mRC-3D system for automation of colour and cut-off register. Read more ...
  • 2016-08-16 11:35
    Regensburg, 16.08.2016 – To what extent can the production workflow at a printing company be automated? How can production throughput be increased while at the same time increasing the quality of print data? What measures need to be taken to make printing processes more efficient? How did the US-based printing company Ripon Printers manage to cut its prepress workforce and yet continue growing as a company? Answers to these questions and more can be found in the best-practice example provided by Ripon Printers, a company whose roots lie in newspaper printing but which has since developed into a major printing company in the US. 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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