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“Passionate about the power of print”

“Passionate about the power of print”

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On 19 May 2015, Kasturi Balaji from the Indian publisher of “The Hindu” in Chennai (former Madras) and Chairman of the World Printers Forum, talked about the aim of the organisation.

Kasturi Balaji (The Hindu), Chairman of the World Printers Forum, about the aim of the organisation

K Balaji stated: “The aim of the World Printers Forum is to focus sharply on how printed products – largely newspapers – from news media organisations and news media companies can be kept relevant and be sustained into the distant future.

The World Printers Forum seeks to acheve this by addressing all print-related questions and encouraging innovation, product development and productivity. It aims to be the central point of convergence for the news media’s print community.

Participation in the World Printers Forum is free for WAN-IFRA members and we are keen to build a strong community of members who are passionate about the power of print.”


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Manfred Werfel


2015-05-19 09:14

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The World Printers Forum (WPF) is an organisation of newspaper printers and suppliers within WAN-IFRA. It promotes the power of print and the sustainability of print production. Read more ...

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