World Association of 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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  • 2019-11-22 10:29
    Oosterhout, 21 November 2019 – A state-of-the-art, innovative image-based cut-off control system that will continue to be supported in the coming years. That is what Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC), the Dutch specialist for measurement and control systems for the printing industry, supplies to the Swiss printing company Centre d'Impression Lausanne, part of the Tamedia group. The printing company had a cut-off control system from the press manufacturer, but this is no longer supported. Read more ...
  • 2019-11-15 11:10
    Oosterhout, 15 November 2019 – The press extension at the Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG) printing facility in Amsterdam is accompanied by an additional automation system from Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC). Now, the entire TMG printing facility remains equipped with the measurement and control systems of the Dutch specialist for the printing industry. In addition, QIPC's Smart Pre-setting software will be introduced on all production lines. This can result in considerable extra start-up savings. Read more ...
  • 2019-11-12 11:11
    12.11.2019 – The Swedish regional newspaper market is in a state of constant change. Pressgrannar AB is the leading newspaper plant for the region around the capital Stockholm – from Uppsala in the north all the way down to Småland and Gotland in the south. The past 15 years have seen a range of local newspapers produced under the company umbrella. In order to ensure reliable production and supply for a region of this size, Pressgrannar relies on Ferag mailroom technology. Pressgrannar has now taken the next step in safeguarding this reliability and also opted to upgrade to the latest PRA Plus control technology. Read more ...
  • 2019-11-11 14:48
    Oosterhout, 08.11.2019 – The collaboration between the printing company of the daily paper Uttar Banga Sambad and Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC), the Dutch specialist in measuring and control equipment for the printing industry, will be further intensified. Uttar Banga Sambad, the largest newspaper in the northern region of West Bengal in India, is investing in automatic colour register control. Read more ...
  • 2019-11-07 12:52
    Würzburg, 7 November 2019 – As a result of significantly increased economic risks and greater price pressure from competitors, the market environment for Koenig & Bauer has become much more demanding. Due to strict price disci-pline, the sometimes massive concessions from the competition led to weaker order intake in the third quarter of 2019, particularly in the Sheetfed segment. Read more ...

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  • 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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  • 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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