World Association of News Publishers


Newspaper Production

Newspaper Production

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  • 2020-07-01 09:15
    29.06.2020 – The Swedish printing group V-TAB is keeping pace with changes in the printing industry across the Scandinavian country. The production sites have had to constantly adapt to market requirements in recent years, which is always linked to changes in production possibilities. V-TAB enjoys an active partnership with Ferag – the preferred partner for mailroom technology. Read more ...
  • 2020-06-30 13:41
    Mortsel, Belgium, 29 June, 2020 – The Attiro Cleaning Module gives newspaper printing companies the freedom to clean their Attiro clean-out unit after 12,000 m² of printing plates only. This reduces the workload for most users to three or maximum four full cleaning interventions per year. The Attiro Cleaning Module adds to the ease of use of Agfa’s violet plate technology Avatar V-ZH and N95-VCF in combination with the company’s Attiro clean-out units. Read more ...
  • 2020-06-30 09:22
    Mortsel, Belgium, 26 June, 2020 – PrintSphere is a cloud-based, SaaS solution for standardized and efficient data exchange and workflow automation. Hosted by Agfa’s private and secure cloud, it makes it easy for printers to store data online and swiftly exchange files with any stakeholder. Read more ...
  • 2020-06-29 12:51
    Mortsel, Belgium, 25 June, 2020 – Arkitex Production v4.0 takes the next step in streamlining and automating newspaper print production workflows to save newspaper printers time and money. The latest version focuses on a tighter integration with press management systems for just-in-time plate delivery, and incorporates multi-tenant capabilities as well as improved planning and tracking. Deployment in the cloud guarantees smooth business continuity. Read more ...
  • 2020-06-29 10:51
    Würzburg, 25.06.2020 – Dr Andreas Pleßke has been appointed as the management board spokesman for Koenig & Bauer AG with effect from 1 January 2021. The company’s supervisory board appointed him to this position, in which he will remain until the end of 2025, at its meeting today. Dr Pleßke is currently the board member for Koenig & Bauer’s Special segment. The top board position has therefore once again been filled from within its own ranks. Read more ...

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Promoted Reports

  • This reports presents the winners of the Print Innovation Awards 2018 and their successful projects.

  • 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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  • 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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