World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


Newspaper Production

Newspaper Production

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.

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  • Research & Material Testing centre offers variety of testing services on Newsprint and ink testing services, which includes printability properties of paper and ink. Ink testing includes properties like Ink requirement, Optimum ink film thickness range, Color deviation at different IFT, Transparency, Also offers technical training on various topics tailored for newspaper and print industry. Its a unique training centre for for all your production related training and to boost the skills of your employees.
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  • 2018-11-28 14:35
    28.11.2018 – Zeitungsverlag Rubens GmbH & Co. KG is a newspaper publisher located in the city of Unna on the periphery of the Ruhr area of western Germany, from where it has been supplying the region with information for 173 years. This family-run, mid-sized company also owes its solid position to in-house production capacities. The possibilities available in the mailroom at the Zeitungsdruckerei Rubens GmbH & Co. KG newspaper printing plant were further improved at the start of 2018 using factory-overhauled Ferag equipment. Read more ...
  • 2018-11-26 20:39
    November 26, 2018 – After the successful merger between manroland and Goss, announced in August of this year and as part of the ongoing strategy to establish industry partnerships that deliver value-added solutions for its customers, manroland Goss is happy to announce that a team of highly skilled engineers to support the existing Harland Simon install base has been created. Together, the team has over 100 years of experience of Harland Simon systems. Having secured the intellectual property rights for all Harland Simon products in the print industry via administrators, Trevor Binyon and Tim Dolder at Opus Restructuring & Insolvency, manroland Goss will be able to offer a wide breadth of retrofit upgrades. Read more ...
  • 2018-11-19 14:00
    Montréal, Nov. 16, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced the appointment of Remi Lalonde as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Lalonde succeeds Jo-Ann Longworth, who will be retiring after a distinguished career, including the past seven years as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Resolute. Read more ...
  • 2018-11-16 12:26
    On 12 and 13 November 2018 the print and media department of IÐAN fræðslusetur in Reykjavik organised a seminar on standardised high quality colour reproduction and printing. Read more ...
  • 2018-11-16 10:41
    15.11.2018 – Styria Media Group AG is Austria's third largest media group and successfully operates across all media channels. Styria has singled out print production as a segment for further growth and there is a major offensive under way here. To better meet the demands of the market, the group is currently investing 30 million euros in new production technology – an investment that also includes three complete Ferag finishing lines at two locations. Read more ...

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Promoted Reports

  • A study of the economics behind the use of lighter-weight newsprint, challenges in production, and best practices that can solve associated problems.

  • Using a longitudinal analysis of readership data of 51 US newspapers, the findings of this study, say that assumptions that “print will one day die” and “digital will rule” were woefully off the mark.

  • The best practice guide ‘Optimised Paper Handling and Logistics’ is a global reference for suppliers, transporters, converters and printers to improve their efficiency — whether sheetfed or web offset, gravure, flexo or digital. The book’s cover price is 250 € / $280, but a FREE e-book download is available.

  • Will digital printing replace the offset process in the future? Does the advent of digital webfed presses herald the end of coldset newspaper printing? There is at any rate a growing interest in digital newspaper printing, and the topic is increasingly being talked about in the industry.

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  • Training and Development is a subsystem of an organization which emphasize on the improvement of the performance of individuals and groups. Training is an educational process which involves the sharpening of skills, concepts, changing of attitude and gaining more knowledge to enhance the performance of the employees.
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  • The World Printers Forum Board consists of 18 members, half of them representing publishing and printing companies, the other half representing materials and equipment suppliers. New Board members have been added early 2018. The recent meeting of the new Board was on 27 March 2018 at UPM in Helsinki, Finland, on kind invitation of Anu Ahola, Senior Vice President, News & Retail, UPM Communication Papers.
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  • The newspaper industry is under pressure globally. While in the West, decline of the newspaper has been rapid, in the East, newspapers will probably survive for longer. However, there are several pressures on the newspaper industry in the East as well – competition from digital readership, increasing input costs, reducing advertising spends, and so on. In such a scenario, it is important for newspaper industry players to collaborate to improve internal operational efficiencies across the industry. Through such an effort the overall industry will stand to benefit. With this objective in mind, an industry-wide benchmarking exercise was carried out to identify specific improvement opportunities across players. The result has been extremely encouraging. This report details out the methodology and findings of this benchmarking exercise.
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  • The newspaper printing and publishing industry is on the rise in South Asia, even as it is reportedly declining in the West. Various industry estimates predict healthy advertisement revenue growth of 5% - 8% in print media business in India for the next five years.
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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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