Q&A with Matthias Tietz of Germany’s Rheinische Post

In our September/October issue, we spotlight Germany’s Rheinische Post, which has been a member of our international community for 45 years. The Post’s parent company, Rheinische Post Mediengruppe (RPM) traces its origins to one of the first German newspaper publishers to receive a printing licence after World War II for its flagship newspaper.

BuzzFeed’s Community section: Publications recruit staff with UGC

BuzzFeed’s Community vertical takes user-generated content to the next level by giving readers the same publishing tools as reporters and even featuring audience-submitted pieces on the front page. The platform reprises the much-discussed question of how to define a journalist, as BuzzFeed uses the section as a recruiting tool.

Vanity Fair France makes its debut

Vanity Fair France found its way on to kiosks around the Hexagone on Wednesday morning, nine months after Condé Nast first announced its intention to develop a French version of its flagship publication.

Advertisement charging a cellphone

Nice idea for an advert for Nivea sun care products: A solar panel integrated into a printed magazine ad allows to use the sun not only for tanning, but also for charging your mobile phone.

Short-run newspaper printing: Inkjet competes with offset and vice versa

Offset and inkjet are drawing closer also in the short-run newspaper segment. The thresholds within which a production process can be used efficiently are shifting: upwards in the case of inkjet, downwards for offset. At the point where these thresholds intersect, a short-run range is emerging in which certain press categories for both processes compete.

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”.