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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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  • 2019-05-16 14:11
    Oosterhout, 16 May 2019 – Effective immediately, The Siebold Company (TSC) is the authorised agency of QIPC-EAE in the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. The Dutch specialist for color control and registration equipment for the printing industry praises the technical knowledge of the new partner. TSC in turn is full of praise for QIPC's state-of-the-art and register control systems and EAE's press control systems. Read more ...
  • 2019-05-16 13:36
    Würzburg, 16. May 2019 – New subassembly control systems and components for a Cortina press at the French print centre of L´Imprimerie: The print centre operates two 6/2 Cortina presses which have now been in production for almost 10 years ago. “We print 1,000,000 copies a day, and this retrofit guarantees the necessary production certainty,” says L´Imprimerie plant manager Gilles Dechamps. New software representing the latest state of the art has already been installed on three of the ten printing towers. Two further printing towers are to be brought up to date with the new software and associated components later in the year. Read more ...
  • 2019-05-15 11:12
    Kinna, May 15, 2019 – PressWorks Ink, a subsidiary of Swift Communications, Inc., has contracted DCOS Automation Sweden for a complete drives and controls retrofit on its DGM 440 press. PressWorks Ink prints the Carson City “Nevada Appeal” and the Reno “Gazette-Journal” along with several other weekly, monthly, tabloid, and specialty products. Read more ...
  • 2019-05-14 13:29
    14.05.2019 – No longer able to deal with an increased volume of inserts for freesheets in particular, the printing plant at Aschendorff Medien GmbH & Co. KG in Münster has invested in new Ferag mailroom technology. In addition to a higher net output, the overall situation in the department has also improved considerably. Read more ...
  • 2019-05-13 13:52
    Würzburg, 13. May 2019 – Within the framework of plans to consolidate its strong position on the Swiss newspaper and magazine market, Mittelland Zeitungsdruck AG, a company of the CH Media group, has decided to invest in a further Commander CT from Koenig & Bauer. The new press is set to come on stream in spring 2020. Read more ...
  • 2019-05-10 11:18
    08.05.2019 – In the near future, print jobs at the Grafschafter Nachrichten will be controlled via the intuitive ControlCenter from manroland Goss web systems (MGWS). The biggest benefits attained are the user-friendly operator interface combined with additional gains of production relevant information. Read more ...
  • 2019-05-08 11:35
    Kinna, May 8, 2019 – Engle Printing Company, Inc (EPC,) a family owned printing company located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, has ordered a second CRC4 closed loop density / register control system from DCOS Automation. The CRC4 system will be installed on a second Tensor T400BE press with a configuration of four towers and one folder replacing the existing WPC register system. For ink density control, DCOS will integrate the CRC4 camera system with the existing Perretta remote inkers-The second press order came only a month after completion of the initial installation. Read more ...
  • 2019-05-03 10:44
    Würzburg, 3 May 2019 – 2019 started well for the Koenig & Bauer group, posting a double-digit increase in order intake in the first quarter year-over-year to €276.4m. This strong growth, which exceeded the industry average, was underpinned by significantly more orders for services and for folding carton, direct glass and security printing presses. At €230.7m, revenue exceeded the previous year's figure by 6.2%. EBIT was still slightly in negative territory due to the low revenue level, coming to –€2.8m despite high market-entry and growth-related expenses, and was thus not far off the previous year’s figure of –€1.9m. At –€4.9m, group net earnings in the first quarter of 2019 translates into earnings per share of –€0.30. Read more ...
  • 2019-05-02 14:00
    Ahrensburg, April 2019 – Sooner or later in the life of a printing press, the time is ripe: upgrading with modern control and automation systems brings back the required production reliability and improves productivity, efficiency and product quality. DDV Druck GmbH, a company of the DDV Mediengruppe, Dresden, has therefore ordered a comprehensive QIPC-EAE Performance Package from Engineering Automation Electronics GmbH (EAE) to modernise its newspaper printing line. Read more ...
  • 2019-04-30 13:49
    Montréal, April 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, of $42 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, compared to $10 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, in the same period in 2018. Sales were $795 million in the quarter, a decrease of $79 million from the year-ago period. The first 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 $30 million, or $0.32 per diluted share, compared to $17 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2018. Read more ...

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