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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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  • 2019-03-12 13:20
    12.03.2019 – technotrans SE successfully completed the past financial year by increasing its diversification and focusing systematically on growth markets. The company grew revenue by 5.5 percent to EUR 216.3 million in the period under review, while operating profit (EBIT) of EUR 17.4 million remained unchanged from the previous year. For 2019, the Board of Management expects the growth trajectory to continue and proposes a dividend of EUR 0.88 per share for the past financial year. Read more ...
  • 2019-03-11 14:36
    Kinna, March 8th, 2019 – Located in the northern Indiana town of Milford, USA, The Papers, Incorporated, has been a family owned and operated business founded in 1939 when Arch Baumgartner took over the reins of The Milford Mail. From that humble beginning, The Papers has evolved into a diverse combination of newspaper, magazine publications, and commercial printing now run by Arch’s son Ron Baumgartner who joined the company in 1966. Read more ...
  • 2019-03-06 12:56
    04.03.2019 – No more coloured dots in the recycled paper: Just because the curing radiation is being generated by energy-saving LED, UV printing inks are less environmentally friendly than the marketing suggests. They leave coloured dots in the newly made paper and thus can severely damage the recycling process – because they can hardly be deinked. This is about to change: At the INGEDE Symposium in Munich, Thomas Glaser (Siegwerk) and Peter Hengesbach (Stora Enso) presented exten-sive investigations into a new printing ink. This is equally suita-ble for LED- and low energy UV printing (H-UV, LE-UV, e. a.) as well as for conventional UV printing – and is excellently deinkable. Read more ...
  • 2019-03-04 15:53
    04.03.2019 – Im Geschäftsjahr 2018 konnte mrwp bereits im zweiten Jahr seit Gründung ein deutliches Plus bei Umsatz und Gewinn verzeichnen. Bei einem Umsatz von 40 Mio. Euro steigt das Ergebnis des Fertigungsdienstleisters auf einen hohen 6-stelligen Betrag an. Das stetige Wachstum in den neuen Geschäftsfeldern und der hervorragende Auftragseingang des Schwesterunternehmens manroland Goss web systems führt auch zu Personalaufbau und neuen Ausbildungsstellen. Durch den Zugewinn neuer Kunden aus neuen Geschäftsbereichen ist auch für 2019 mit einer weiteren Steigerung der Ertragskraft zu rechnen. Read more ...
  • 2019-03-04 14:20
    04.03.2019 – After the successful merger of the two printing press producers, manroland web systems and Goss International, the newly formed company can look back on a successful financial year 2018. With a combined turnover of EUR 293 million and order intake of EUR 327 million, the company has solidified its leading market position in web offset. The latest major orders at the turn of the year to the value of EUR 50 million, raised the order backlog to EUR 200 million in the project business. Thereby, the company is currently at a very good capacity level, stretching into the second quarter of 2020. Read more ...
  • 2019-02-28 14:17
    28 February 2019 – The Media Group Main-Post has been providing its readers with information from the region for the region since 1883, keeping pace with the spirit of the time. From the former "Würzburger General-Anzeiger" as a pure newspaper publishing house, today's Media Group Main-Post emerged. Currently more than 1,000 people work for the company, which belongs to the media group Pressedruck in Augsburg. Every day the daily newspapers Main-Post, Schweinfurt Tagblatt, Schweinfurt People's Daily, Haßfurter Tagblatt, Bote vom Haßgau and Volksblatt are published and printed. Third-party printing orders produce as many newspapers in the company as never before. Read more ...
  • 2019-02-28 12:08
    (UPM, Helsinki, 28 February 2019 at 10:05 EET) – UPM paid a total of EUR 62 million as short-term incentives to employees in 2018. The incentives were paid for the good 2017 results. The figures are outlined in UPM's Annual Report that was published today. Over the last four years, the sum has been EUR 60 million per year on average. Read more ...
  • 2019-02-25 15:36
    Würzburg, 22.02.2019 – High accolades for gifted engineering students: On 22nd February 2019, the Dr. Hans and Benno Bolza Foundation honoured this year’s recipients of its advancement award for outstanding contributions to the engineering sciences. The award, which is endowed with a total of €8,500, was shared by three graduates from the University of Wuppertal and the Technical University of Munich. The foundation is named after the two great-grandsons of industry pioneer Friedrich Koenig, who designed and built the first mechanical printing press in 1814. Read more ...
  • 2019-02-19 12:31
    Frankfurt am Main, 19. Februar 2019 – Die ZMG hat das Planungsprogramm ZIS, das Zeitungs Informations System, weiterentwickelt. Zukünftig können mit dem etablierten Planungstool neben gedruckten und digitalen Zeitungen auch Anzeigenblätter geplant werden. Read more ...
  • 2019-02-18 14:31
    Sassenberg (Germany), February 15, 2019 – Based on provisional figures, technotrans SE can look back on a successful 2018 financial year. Both reporting segments “Technology” and “Services” contributed to the growth in consolidated revenue. The growth markets performed especially well, with high double-digit growth rates. Despite a weaker development in the fourth quarter and the effects of higher expenditure as previously reported, the provisional operating result (EBIT) is just 3.6 percent short of the forecast figure. Based on the anticipated economic environment, the Board of Management expects consolidated revenue for the 2019 financial year to be within the range of EUR 224 to 232 million, with EBIT reaching EUR 17.5 to 19 million. Read more ...

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