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Web Offset magazine Webline

Since 2002, the PrintCity Alliance has been publishing Webline, a leading industry magazine focused on web offset printing. Webline appears once or twice a year in English and German.

The magazine reports on trends in publishing and on new technologies, and features application reports and examples of best practice.

Past issues have dealt with topics such as cost reduction and improved productivity in web printing, productivity audits, ultra wide web offset, inline finishing and handling, remote diagnostics systems, print finishing methods, value added newspaper printing, distributed newspaper printing, hybrid heatset, trends with advertising inserts, Internet, data handling, JDF and heatset drying systems.

Webline also reports on innovations and developments at the member companies of the PrintCity Alliance.

Webline is read by over 10,000 people in the European printing industry.

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Download PDF versions of already published editions below:

Webline 14: Tune-Up Your Web Press
VAPoN Case Study / Upgrades & Retrofits / Print Quality Audit / SUM-IT Training / Remote Monitoring / Digital Meets Offset / New Project Reports / UWWO Installations

Webline 13: Watch the Step to UWWO!
Ultra Wide Web Offset / Value Added Magazine Production / Innovative Newspapers / Carbon and Energy Efficiency / Heatset Press Technologies / New PrintCity Activities in Latin America / Latest Paper, Blanket & Ink Developments

Webline 12: Partners in Web Offset Innovation
The Power of Print / VAPoN in Practice / Hybrid Inks / Digital Newspapers / Value Added Printing / Ultra Wide Web Printing – Changing Dynamic / Lean & Green Heatset Drying / Blankets & Energy Consumption / Camera Web Monitoring Systems / Virtual Training / Carbon Footprints / Creative Ideas including Tasty Adverts

Webline 10: Inert UV Newspaper Printing
Value Added Printing of Newspapers project full update including Herold Druck Inert UV drying innovation / VAPoN project economics data / Mailroom productivity and colour digital newspapers

Webline 9: PrintCity Partners World Firsts
Value Added Printing of Newspapers project update / New Energy Efficiency project / Case Studies on Large Diameter Rolls and Blanket Stability

Webline 8: Partners in Web Offset Innovation
Value Added Printing of Newspapers / Moving to Large Roll Diameters / Innovative technologies / Reducing Energy Consumption

Webline 7: Larger Roll Diameters
Larger Roll Diameters in detail / Paper making / Return On Investment / Impact on roll core quality / Delivery and printing plant logistics / Impact at paster / Printer's checklist / Economics & applications

Webline 6: Expertise in Printing
Print-media MBA / Value Added Publishing / Mini case studies / Best practice tips

Webline 5: PrintCity at drupa 2004
Newspaper & Magazine trends / PrintCity Connections family / PrintWorks Web & Publishing factory / Web & Publishing in Hall 6 / Printing technologies / Inline & Postpress technologies / Consumables technologies

Webline 4: Publishing Trends
Hybrid heatset / Newspaper trends / Best practice

Webline 3: Web Printing and Publishing Trends
Yellow Pages / Newspaper trends / In-line finishing / Value added in-line promotion

Webline 2: Reduction of Total Operating Costs
Reducing energy costs / Press productivity audits / In-line handling / Remote diagnosis / Simulated waste cuts costs / Blanket and press configurations / Pre-setting and colour controls / Value added coating

Webline Magazine


Webline magazine is published by PrintCity Alliance members, sharing their 'connection of competence' knowledge in web offset printing & publishing. 

Webline is an initiative of the Activity Group Publishing, Commercial & Web.

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