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  • 2019-10-10 14:06
    09.10.2019 – The digital transformation with Big Data, Smart Data, AI, Machine-Learning or Neuronal Networks, just to mention a few promising technology fields, is profoundly altering the daily production routine in the printing sector. But how can Printing houses benefit concretely from this situation? Maintellisense, the in-house developed service platform from manroland Goss provides the appropriate answer. The combination of the terms Maintenance, Intelligence and Sense, shortened to Maintellisense, embodies the understanding of the web offset specialists from Augsburg of Service Solutions 4.0, in just one word. The focus of Service today lies in the development of practicable applications for the Next Generation, which optimise the production processes via the deployment of intelligent technologies, increase the systems efficiency and thereby sustainably reduce the total costs. Read more ...
  • 2019-10-10 13:35
    08.10.2019 – Every Printing house is sooner or later faced with the decision: retrofit or new investment? Basically, almost any existing press, independent of age or manufacturer, can be transformed into such a condition that it meets current customer expectations. The most significant benefits of a retrofit are obvious: it secures the press availability of the existing system for many years to come and it reduces operating costs, thanks to improved spare part availability. And it doesn't always have to be a comprehensive and expensive retrofit. manroland Goss has developed solutions as part of its Smart Retrofit Solutions program which makes it possible to upgrade individual sub-areas or to raise them to current state-of-the-art technology. The team of experts accurately determine what fits the business model best in each separate case, through individual consultation sessions. Read more ...
  • 2019-10-09 11:35
    Oosterhout, 8th October 2019 – Automated colour control on a waterless Koenig & Bauer (K&B) Cortina press seemed like future music for the time being. But K&B and Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC), together with Coldset Printing Partners, have started a project to integrate the IDS-3D system for automatic colour control in the already highly sophisticated press. During the K&B Cortina User Workshop on Wednesday 25 September, QIPC presented the revolutionary system and the first results at the Coldset Printing Partners printing facility in Paal-Beringen, Belgium. Read more ...
  • 2019-10-08 13:44
    Würzburg, 08.10.2019 – Successful cooperation between S.E.M. and Koenig & Bauer. Assessments of the first year of joint activities by the two companies are very positive. “The objective of our partnership was clearly defined: We planned to develop the market proactively. From repairs via maintenance to technical cleaning services. And looking back, we can now report that we have indeed achieved our goal!” says Achim Trenkner, managing director of S.E.M. Servicegesellschaft. Read more ...
  • 2019-10-08 12:08
    (UPM, Helsinki, 8 October 2019 at 11:00 EET) – UPM Communication Papers will take part in this year’s IFRA World Publishing Expo to be held in Berlin from 8 to 9 October. Every year newspaper publishers and printers gather at IFRA to learn about the latest print innovations. This year marks the first time that the IFRA will run concurrently with the DCX Digital Content Expo under the re-designed “Berlin Publishing Days” held from 7 to 10 October. Read more ...

Promoted Reports

Promoted Articles

  • 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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