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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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  • 2018-09-13 10:03
    (UPM, Helsinki, 13 September 2018 at 08.30 EET) – UPM has been listed as the forest and paper industry leader in the in the Dow Jones European and World Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 2018-2019 for the sixth time. Read more ...
  • 2018-09-10 10:58
    September 11, 2018 – At the expert panel on the subject of “Digitalisation: A lasting impulse for innovation or a threat to jobs?”, manroland Goss web systems presented its new mobile MainPad maintenance tablet. Together with the development partner XITASO, the Augsburg-based world market leader in web offset printing introduced its new product in the framework of a presentation followed by a panel discussion on 3rd September 2018. The importance of this subject was also underlined by the visit of the Bavarian minister for economic affairs, Franz Josef Pschierer, and further guests of honour. Read more ...
  • 2018-09-09 14:51
    On Wednesday, September 5, Agfa Graphics invited the international trade press to an event at Axel Springer's Druckhaus Spandau (Berlin). It was about new solutions for newspaper CTP. Read more ...
  • 2018-09-07 10:22
    Mortsel, Belgium, 06 September 2018 – Eleven years after the worldwide launch of the first chem-free violet newspaper CtP plate, Agfa Graphics launches Avatar V-ZH, which does not require pre-heating. The plate marks the next milestone in terms of economic and ecological platemaking. Read more ...
  • 2018-09-07 09:46
    Agfa, Mortsel, Belgium, 28 August 2018 – Lucky HuaGuang Graphics Co. Ltd. and Agfa Graphics announced today that they have entered into a strategic alliance in the graphics prepress business. The strategic alliance aims to allow both companies to grow their respective businesses by optimizing their respective strengths in manufacturing, technology and distribution of graphic prepress products and services. Read more ...
  • 2018-09-07 07:47
    With “Finishing 4.0: Advanced Inserting, Zoning and Workflow Optimization” as its motto, Muller Martini will show you how to use an optimized workflow with intelligent networking and our inserting system solutions to finish rising volumes of inserts economically and efficiently – and how to do so despite ever smaller zones. As a result, you can boost your position on the insert market. Read more ...
  • 2018-09-06 10:21
    Baden, Switzerland, September 6, 2018 – Three different ABB customers have recently ordered upgrades to systems essential for their production. Read more ...
  • 2018-09-04 12:49
    September 4, 2018 – Upgrades and retrofits from manroland Goss web systems increase production efficiency, quality and the availability of the press. The newspaper printer News Corp Australia also knows about it. At their printing site in Yandina, they have now opted for an upgrade with a gluing system from Planatol, a retrofit for the production of additional formats and an e-retrofit of the controls of the existing Uniset and Regioman presses. Read more ...
  • 2018-09-04 10:39
    Mortsel, Belgium, 04 September 2018 – Agfa Graphics announced today that it intends to acquire the prepress business of the privately-owned Spanish printing plate supplier Ipagsa Industrial S.L. The transaction excludes the printing plate manufacturing activities in Barcelona, Spain.The printing plate volumes to be acquired will be partly integrated in Agfa's global manufacturing network and partly procured from 3rd party suppliers. It is expected that in 2019, this acquisition will contribute up to 30 million Euro to Agfa Graphic’s top line with a double digit EBITDA. Read more ...
  • 2018-08-31 21:10
    Würzburg, 28.08.2018 – ColdsetInnovation Fulda has been printing two newspaper titles for a customer in China since the beginning of the year. The newspapers are produced for the Scandinavian region, the Benelux coun-tries and Germany. “Our Chinese partners are very demanding when it comes to newspaper quality. Our Commander satellite press’ register accuracy, extremely low fan-out and minimal makeready times tipped the scales in our favour,” says Siegfried Wahl, assistant vice-president and technical director at ColdsetInnovation Fulda. And, contrary to the general trend, the circulation of both news-papers (Berlin format) has increased by more than 10 percent this year. Siegfried Wahl: “Without our Commander this deal would not have come about. Our press operates flawlessly. We have been working successfully with Koenig & Bauer for decades and are very satisfied with the services they provide.” Read more ...

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