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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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  • 2019-08-15 10:24
    14.08.2019 – Koenig & Bauer has set up a five-year endowed chair at the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences. After regular appointment proceedings, Dr. Helene Dörksen has been appointed to the chair with effect from 1st August 2019. The goal of the endowed chair is to promote development and research in the field of document authentication and classification. Read more ...
  • 2019-08-14 14:17
    Baden, Switzerland, August 14, 2019 – ABB, one of the leading suppliers of automation solutions for the newspaper industry, will be taking part once more at this year’s IFRA World Publishing Expo in Berlin. The focus will lie on ABB’s modular press retrofit solutions and its production management systems. Read more ...
  • 2019-08-13 10:37
    Rochester, NY, August 12, 2019 – This year’s European GUA Conference will commemorate 20 years of Kodak Prinergy Workflow software, a premier prepress automation solution for both the commercial and packaging printing industries. The thirteenth edition of the annual European Conference will focus on revolutionary advancements in technology, automation and security to meet the demands of these rapidly changing industries with unprecedented ease. The conference will feature presentations, demonstrations, university classes, and workshops to support evolution and sustainability for printing businesses in the ever-changing print marketplace. Berlin, capital city of Germany, will be the venue for the 2019 GUA Conference from October 29 to 31. Read more ...
  • 2019-08-12 14:59
    07.08.2019 – Nowadays, innovative newspaper publishers invest in highly versatile mailroom systems that allow for a much broader product portfolio. With its pioneering technology and product ideas, Ferag has paved the way here for many years. With this in mind, the company from Hinwil in Switzerland will be at the World Publishing Expo 2019 (IFRA Expo & Conference) on 8 and 9 October 2019, with their motto “Flexible technology for flexible orders”. Ferag will not only be presenting its precisely coordinated range of products at Messe Berlin (Hall 21a, Stand E.02) – also on show will be comprehensive retrofitting services for ensuring future reliability while maintaining the guarantee of the original product. Read more ...
  • 2019-08-01 14:26
    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 10:25
    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 14:02
    11.07.2019 – Ferag AG has interviewed Andreas Schaffner, Head of the Publishing Services Division at Tamedia AG (Switzerland). Read more ...
  • 2019-07-29 13:48
    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 12:16
    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 13:34
    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 ...

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