World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


Competence Centre Newspaper Production

Competence Centre Newspaper Production

  • Manfred Werfel

    Deputy CEO | WAN-IFRA | Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    Short Bio

    Manfred Werfel is Deputy CEO of WAN-IFRA.

  • Sergio de Oliveira

    Director of Exhibitions | WAN-IFRA | Frankfurt, Germany

    Short Bio

    Leading the World Publisher Expo, the leading exhibition for media and news publishing, as a project. Always open for queries on the Expo as well as suggestion on topics and case studies.

Publishers and printers around the world have come to expect WAN-IFRA to provide the most up-to-date know-how about production processes, whether it be in prepress, printing, workflow or postpress. Its range of advisory services, trainings, reports and events are unparalleled. Read more ...

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. Read more ...

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. Read more ...