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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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  • 2019-08-01 13:26
    Montréal, Aug. 1, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today reported net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2019, of $25 million, or $0.27 per diluted share, compared to $72 million, or $0.77 per diluted share, in the same period in 2018. Sales were $755 million in the quarter, a decrease of $221 million from the year-ago period. The second quarter of 2018 included sales from the Catawba (South Carolina) and Fairmont (West Virginia) facilities sold in the fourth quarter of 2018. Excluding special items, the company reported net income of $11 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, compared to $66 million, or $0.71 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2018. Read more ...
  • 2019-08-01 09:25
    Würzburg, 1st August 2019 – In the first half of 2019, the Koenig & Bauer group made good progress with its strategic projects for sustainably profitable growth. CEO Claus Bolza-Schünemann reports on the successful start of the joint venture with Durst and the good outlook: “Following approval from antitrust authorities, we officially founded the 50/50 joint venture with the inkjet pioneer at the beginning of May 2019 and appointed an experienced expert as managing director of Koenig & Bauer Durst as of 1 August 2019. We are also seeing good opportunities for digital production lines in the folding carton and corrugated board industry. This sector is demanding economical and flexible solutions for smaller, more individualised print runs. In addition to the VariJet 106 for digital folding carton printing, the Koenig & Bauer CorruJet 170 and the Durst SPC 130 for digital direct printing on corrugated board as well as the ink business and all related services are part of the joint venture’s portfolio.” Read more ...
  • 2019-07-31 13:02
    11.07.2019 – Ferag AG has interviewed Andreas Schaffner, Head of the Publishing Services Division at Tamedia AG (Switzerland). Read more ...
  • 2019-07-29 12:48
    26.07.2019 – On Saturday, July 27  "Gazeta Wyborcza"  returns to its historical slogan "There is no freedom without solidarity", as a way to express editorial support for social groups discriminated in Poland. In connection with this change, the editorial staff prepared articles, videos  and promotional activities, including a poster with the new slogan of the daily, and encourages its readers to be active in the public sphere. Read more ...
  • 2019-07-25 11:16
    22.07.2019 – reiff Medien. has been using OM, ppi Media’s solution for printing plate production, for several years. And now the regional media company has launched PlanPag, AdPag, and InLink, thereby adding ppi Media’s modules for planning, ad pagination, and the editorial production with InDesign. Read more ...
  • 2019-07-17 12:34
    Würzburg, 17.07.2019 – The Villages Operating Company from Florida is investing in a Commander CT 6/2 from Koenig & Bauer. A new, modern production hall is being built for the triple wide installation, which features three reelstands, three printing towers and a folder. This will enable the Commander CT to be expanded further at a later stage. Delivery of the new newspaper rotary press is scheduled for the 3rd quarter of 2020. Read more ...
  • 2019-07-11 13:00
    11.07.2019 – In den letzten drei Jahren stellte Agfa im weltweiten Zeitungsmarkt einen klaren Trend zum cloud-basierten Workflow in der Vorstufe fest. Agfas Workflow Software Arkitex Production wird in der Agfa-Cloud als „virtuelles Druckcenter“ bereitgestellt. Vorteile der Kunden, die bereits Cloud-Projekte mit uns realisiert haben, sind bessere Kontrolle und mehr Einblick in Prozessschritte, immer aktuellste Softwareversionen, Skalierbarkeit der Bandbreite bei Produktionsspitzen, Standardisierung von Aktivitäten durch Verwendung einer Netzwerkplattform, sowie der hohen Redundanz mit einer Verfügbarkeit von 24 Stunden an 365 Tagen im Jahr. Read more ...
  • 2019-06-26 13:37
    26.06.2019 – It’s an old adage that aeroplanes only earn money while they are up in the air, and something similar may be said about mailroom systems. To keep them at maximum availability, Augsburg-based Pressedruck media group invested in new hardware and software last year. The operation has relied on Ferag technology since the 1950s, making it one of the longest-established users. Read more ...
  • 2019-06-25 07:01
    King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, June 20, 2019 – The PAGE Cooperative voted last week to expand its membership eligibility beyond the association’s long-standing, independently-owned, newspaper-only requirement to now permit newspapers of all ownership categories, as well as commercial printers, to become members of the highly respected buying cooperative. Read more ...
  • 2019-06-24 12:03
    (UPM, Helsinki, 24 June 2019 at 10:00 EET) – UPM decided to permanently close paper machine 10 at UPM Plattling, Germany, with the aim to further increase cost competitiveness of the paper business and reducing coated mechanical paper capacity in Europe by approximately 155.000 tonnes. The decision is based on the plan announced in April 2019. Read more ...

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