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Miami Herald’s new printing plant ready to roll

A little over a year ago the Miami Herald started to construct a new production centre in Doral, a city located in north-central Miami-Dade County, Florida, which is now nearing its completion.

New dimensions in productivity and flexibility

manroland web systems presents a special folder that allows – in combination with triple circumference presses – to produce up to three different editions simultaneously.

Goss International plans fundamental restructuring of the company

On 3 April 2013 Rick Nichols, President and CEO of Goss International, announced a transformation of the company globally, including a reorganization of the business, streamlining of operations in Europe and focus on new, neighboring markets.

“Successful Ideas to Defeat the Crisis”

WAN-IFRA Italia, the international conference for the Italian newspaper printing and publishing industry, will take place in Bergamo and Erbusco on 26 and 27 June 2013. Again this year, 250 professionals are expected to attend

Peter Kuisle left manroland web systems

In a press release dated 28 of March, manroland web systems informs that Peter Kuisle, member of the Executive Board and responsible for Sales, Service, and Marketing leaves the company (effective 31 March, 2013) to “take a new professional challenge”.

First issue of Albany Times Union rolled off the new press

Hearst Corporation has announced that the first issue of the redesigned and enhanced Albany Times Union rolled off the newly installed offset press on 19 March at the newspaper’s production facility in Colonie, N.Y.

Surprising U.S. year-end figures

Tracking newspaper profitability in the U.S.A. has become increasingly difficult, but figures indicate that the industry is not doing quite as badly as it sometimes appears, according to Rick Edmonds, researcher and writer for the Poynter Institute focusing on business and journalistic issues.

Druckzentrum Aschendorff obtains print quality certification

Druckzentrum Aschendorff is the seventh printing company worldwide at which a WAN-IFRA print quality certification process was successfully carried out. In order to qualify, the company had to prove that it was able to produce a consistently high standard of colour printing over the given period of almost one year.

Print media is a highly trustworthy advertising channel

A recent pan-European survey conducted by VTT, the Technical Research Centre of Finland, asked more than 700 consumers in 13 countries about their media usage and their attitude towards advertising. Print Power, an organisation dedicated to promoting print media (http://www.printpower.eu/en), presented this week the results that underline the strength of print media.

KBA plans to enter the packaging printing market

With its acquisition of Flexotecnica, a manufacturer of specialised printing presses, Koenig & Bauer has indicated its intention to expand its existing broad portfolio by entering the growing market for flexible packaging.