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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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  • 2019-04-14 18:29
    11.04.2019 – Milan-based RCS Group (Rizzoli Corriere della Sera) is one of Italy’s largest media groups and operates several printing centres that supply the country with newspapers such as the Corriere della Sera and the Gazzetta dello Sport sports daily, known for the pale pink paper used for printing. Twelve to fifteen years after installation of the mailroom technology currently in use in Pessano, Padua and Rome, it was now time to adapt the control electronics in particular to today’s state of the art – a major project that took place in 2018. Read more ...
  • 2019-04-08 12:40
    5th April, 2019 – A recent and deadly explosion at Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical in China is severely impacting the global raw material supply chain, including materials used in publication and UV printing inks. Read more ...
  • 2019-04-05 10:16
    Oosterhout, March 2019 – The German printer WE-Druck invested in a new Koenig & Bauer press at the end of 2018. When the press will be put into operation in the summer of 2019, the Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC) automation systems will provide it with the most modern measuring and control equipment. Read more ...
  • 2019-04-05 08:22
    Oosterhout, 3 April 2019 - Rakesh Dave, managing director of Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC), did not shy away from the big words after winning a new order from Times of India. He spoke of "one of the most important hits in India". The Dutch specialist in measuring and control equipment for the printing industry is allowed to automate the manroland REGIOMAN press in Bangalore of the leading Times of India group again. QIPC also announces new orders from Malayala Manorama and The Printers House. Read more ...
  • 2019-04-04 13:37
    04.04.2019 – El Liberal, one of the most important regional newspapers in Argentina, selects a complete retrofit by manroland Goss web systems. This forms an essential investment by El Liberal for the future and the preservation of the print edition of this newspaper. This investment enhances technical availability and the machine will be upgraded to the state-of-the-art in terms of automation. The measures taken, such as the modernisation of the control system or the installation of new drive regulators, will result in higher efficiency and fewer production interruptions. Read more ...
  • 2019-04-03 12:55
    Mijdrecht, The Netherlands, 27 March, 2019 – Tower Products Europe, the specialist in pressroom chemistry, is helping Habo DaCosta in The Netherlands to go alcohol-free, thanks to advances in technology opening up new opportunities for printers. Read more ...
  • 2019-04-02 11:04
    (UPM, Helsinki, 2 April 2019 at 11:35 EET) – UPM plans to permanently close paper machine 10 at UPM Plattling, Germany, reducing the annual capacity of coated mechanical paper in Europe by approximately 155,000 tons. Paper production on paper machines 1 and 11 is planned to continue at the mill site. Read more ...
  • 2019-04-02 10:00
    Baden, Switzerland, March 25, 2019 – The Rheinische Bergische Druckerei in Duesseldorf, Germany, which prints well-known newspapers like the Rheinische Post, is modernizing the press controls on part of its KBA Commander press. Read more ...
  • 2019-03-22 11:30
    Kinna, March 21th, 2019 – Norwegian newspaper Sunnhordland Trykkeri, located in the town of Leirvik on the island of Stord on the Norwegian west coast, has contracted with DCOS for an extensive press addition and upgrade project. Sunnhordland Trykkeri is a privately-owned newspaper and printshop and one of the few in Scandinavia who is independent from the larger groups. The closing of printshops in the surrounding area of Stord has enabled Sunnhordland Trykkeri to attract more contract work. Read more ...
  • 2019-03-22 11:04
    Mortsel, Belgium, March 19, 2019 – On March 19, Agfa welcomed representatives from printing companies across Europe as well as printing industry opinion leaders to an exclusive Value Conference to get inspirational ideas to grow their businesses and improve their profitability. Read more ...

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