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.

European Printers Summit 2021

2021-08-04. European newspaper production executives are invited to the upcoming European Printers Summit, WAN-IFRA’s exclusive, invitation-only, on-site event scheduled for October 26-27, 2021

World Printers Forum Outlook 2021: Publishers to invest despite difficult 2020

2021-05-19. New report by World Printers Forum finds that newspaper publishers are going ahead with their investment plans in print despite the difficult situation posed by the pandemic in 2020.

World Press Trends Outlook: Digital transformation in the driver’s seat

One of the many silver linings of the pandemic for publishers has been the ability of their organisations to adapt quickly to this changing environment. For many, this meant speeding up their digital transformation efforts. In our just-published World Press Trends Outlook report, publishers told us that accelerating their digital transformation strategy was the most important change to make.