World Association of News Publishers


Newspaper Production

Newspaper Production

Publishers and printers around the world have come to expect WAN-IFRA to provide the most up-to-date know-how about production processes, whether it be in prepress, printing, workflow or postpress. Its range of advisory services, trainings, reports and events are unparalleled.

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  • 2011-03-17 10:27
    On 17 March we received a report from Nihon Shinbun Kyokai (NSK), the Japanese newspapers association, about the situation of the newspapers after the disastrous incidents that started with the earthquake on 11 March. Read more ...
  • 2011-03-17 09:28
    This checklist (prepress and printing) is intended to assist you in establishing whether good conditions are guaranteed at your operation for obtaining a high standard of printing quality, or where potential for optimisation exists (*see also remarks on the checklist at the end). Read more ...
  • 2011-03-15 13:58
    The dilemma of the newsphoto caught between image quality and news value. Read more ...
  • 2011-03-14 10:36
    Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group will increase prices of digital and conventional plates as of May 1, 2011 in all regions of the world. The company stated that the decision to raise prices was necessitated by the sustained, universal rise in costs for key raw materials and utilities used in the production of offset plates. Read more ...
  • 2011-03-08 10:35
    As stated on the company's website, in December 2010, News Corporation became the first global media company to achieve carbon neutral – net zero carbon emissions - through a combination of energy efficiency, renewable energy and carbon offset projects around the world. Read more ...

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Promoted Reports

  • This reports presents the winners of the Print Innovation Awards 2018 and their successful projects.

  • A study of the economics behind the use of lighter-weight newsprint, challenges in production, and best practices that can solve associated problems.

  • Using a longitudinal analysis of readership data of 51 US newspapers, the findings of this study, say that assumptions that “print will one day die” and “digital will rule” were woefully off the mark.

  • The best practice guide ‘Optimised Paper Handling and Logistics’ is a global reference for suppliers, transporters, converters and printers to improve their efficiency — whether sheetfed or web offset, gravure, flexo or digital. The book’s cover price is 250 € / $280, but a FREE e-book download is available.

  • Will digital printing replace the offset process in the future? Does the advent of digital webfed presses herald the end of coldset newspaper printing? There is at any rate a growing interest in digital newspaper printing, and the topic is increasingly being talked about in the industry.

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  • 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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