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How external products helped JP/Politikens Hus run a successful distribution service

2021-12-21. In Denmark, publisher-owned distributors disseminate more than 99 percent of newspapers. With the impending merger of distribution companies Bladkompagniet and DAO, Danish publisher JP/Politikens Hus is set to become the majority shareholder in the merged entity.

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How The Times of India innovates across its printing process

2021-12-17. At India’s Bennett Coleman Company Limited (BCCL) product innovation was instilled into the organisation culture very early on. The publisher of The Times of India, India’s most read English daily, has introduced a multitude of innovations across its printing process in recent years.

European printers create new revenue streams

2021-12-14. How publishers are changing with the times. Hans Peter Nissen, logistics director of JP/Politiken, and Paul Huybrechts, CEO Coldset Partners in Belgium, discuss how their companies are changing with the times in order to grow their businesses.

WAN-IFRA releases new report on printing using 40gsm newsprint

2021-12-08. Although COVID-19 struck a heavy blow on the printing and publishing businesses, it also prompted media houses to innovate, think out of the box, and optimise operations and costs. One way publishers could reduce costs is by switching to print using a lower grammage newsprint. However, the transition is not an easy process

Best in Print Awarded at WAN-IFRA Indian Printers Summit

2021-11-23. The Indian Printers Summit 2021, WAN-IFRA’s in-person event, hosted the “Best in Print Asia 2021” this year. The event also saw the release of WAN-IFRA’s Special Report on ‘Guide to print using 40gsm newsprint’.

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The six ‘P’s of successful printing plants

2021-11-16. While printed newspapers have declined steadily in much of the world, printed news products do still have a future and well managed printing plants will endure, says Paul Huybrechts, Managing Director of Coldset Partners, the printing division of Mediahuis Belgium.

WAN-IFRA celebrates the winners of the Print Innovation Awards 2021

2021-11-11. WAN-IFRA’s World Printers Forum celebrates this year’s Print Innovation Awards winners. This year, forty entries entered the competition sponsored by UPM in five categories: Product Innovation, Advertising Innovation, Special Editions, Products for Young Readers and Sustainability Innovation.

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How Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe is taking proactive steps towards carbon neutral printing

2021-11-08. In April, the European Union announced a tentative deal to achieve carbon neutrality by the year 2050. While the move will affect many businesses including publishing houses and production processes, the world has come to the consensus that climate action is urgent and vital.

European Printers Summit: Interesting discussions in a great environment

2021-11-03. Nearly 50 production executives, production experts and technology providers converged on Klassikstadt in Frankfurt, Germany, on 26 and 27 October for WAN-IFRA’s European Printers Summit, one of the first in-person events the printing community has seen since the pandemic began.

The consumer only looks for value at a competitive price: Sivakumar Sundaram, BCCL

2021-09-07. Sivakumar Sundaram, Chairman of the Group Executive Council of Bennett Coleman & Company Ltd., speaks about the importance of omni-channel strategies and the need for innovation in the print industry.