Druckhaus Delmenhorst is slated for a new Commander CL. The floor-mounted Commander CL comprises three four-high towers, two KF 5 jaw folders and three Pastomat reelstands with a stripping station and Patras A paper-reel transport system.
Hearst Newspapers has made a strategic investment in The Martin Group, a marketing communications agency with offices in Albany, Buffalo and Rochester, New York. The announcement was made by Hearst Newspapers President Jeff Johnson and Times Union President and Publisher George R. Hearst III…
Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC), the Dutch specialist in measurement and control equipment for the print industry, has received three orders for the replacement of automation systems from India. The orders came from the printing companies Hindustan Times Media, Mirror Image and Delhi Press Patra …
The Rockford Register Star (Illinois) is taking its newspaper printing and production operation from Rockford to a sister facility in Milwaukee, the paper reported. The Register Star news and advertising teams are staying in Rockford.
USA Today is now publishing revamped digital print replica editions of their daily USA Today newspaper, USA Today Sports Weekly and specials based on Tecnavia’s NewsMemory technology. The new editions provide a cross-platform reading experience via web browser and mobile apps.
Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charles Munger said U.S. newspapers are “all going to die,” Bloomberg reported. Munger, 96, made the comments Feb. 12 in Los Angeles at a meeting of Daily Journal Corp. Munger is chairman of the publishing company.
Industry watchers are chiming in after last week’s announcement that McClatchy, the second-biggest newspaper publisher in the country by circulation, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Google is communicating with publishers about paying licensing fees for content in a news product, The Wall Street Journal reported. The paper cited people familiar with the matter.
Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises is buying back the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun and Journal-News from Apollo Global Management, the Dayton paper reported.
TownNews and event marketing platform Evvnt have announced a tech partnership aimed at enhancing the events calendar experience for local communities and bring revenue opportunities to publishers.
Automation House Sweden, the holding company of DCOS Sweden, Tensor International and Amal Webline, has acquired a majority of shares in IGA Plauen, based in Plauen, Germany. The acquisition follows many years of cooperation between DCOS and IGA and the company will be renamed DCOS IGA Automation.
The Association for Print Technologies (APTech) in partnership with Konica Minolta, has announced its call for entries for the 12th Annual Student Design Competition. This year’s challenge, “Mail Matters,” focuses on the tactile component of marketing and the importance of personalization.
Tribune Publishing CEO Tim Knight has been replaced by Terry Jimenez, Tribune Publishing’s chief financial officer. Knight will stay with the company until the end of February.
BlackRock has bought about 3.1 million shares of Lee Enterprises stock, for a 5.5% share of the company, the Quad-City Times reported, citing an SEC filing.
The Association for PRINT Technologies’ LeadingPRINT Summit will be hosted at The National Postal Forum on April 28, at the Orlando World Center Marriott.
The printing operation of German newspaper Mainpost is expanding its press automation with Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC). The mRC-3D and IDS-3D systems of the Dutch specialist in measurement and control equipment for the printing industry will be installed in Wurzburg, in central Germany.
The Florida House State Affairs Committee approved a bill Feb. 6 that allows local governments to publish legally required notices on publicly accessible websites in place of newspapers, if that would mean money saved by the governmental body, the Miami Herald reported.
The Bucks County Courier Times (Langhorne, Pennsylvania) is taking its newspaper printing and production from Fairless Hills to sister facilities at the Courier-Post in New Jersey and The News Journal in Delaware, the Bucks County paper reported. The Courier Times news and advertising teams …
Adams Publishing Group has chosen Brainworks Stratica Advertising and CRM solution for their estimated 550 users companywide, according to Brainworks Software.
The Savannah Reporter, a county-seat weekly in Savannah, Missouri, has been sold by long-time owners Guy and Leslie Speckman to a local family. Ken Rosenauer and his son, Brent, purchased the 2,500-circulation newspaper, effective Jan. 30.
In a filing with the SEC, MNG (MediaNews Group) says it intends to talk to Lee about “the recently announced acquisition of Berkshire Hathaway’s newspaper operations” and matters pertaining to Lee’s 2020 annual meeting.
In a move that industry watchers could have seen coming, Iowa-based Lee Enterprises is buying Warren Buffett’s BH Media Group’s publications and The Buffalo News for $140 million in cash.
Hedge fund Alden Global Capital’s MNG Enterprises has taken a 5.9% stake in Lee Enterprises. The move came on the heels of the Jan. 29 announcement that Lee is buying Warren Buffett’s BH Media Group publications and The Buffalo News for $140 million in cash.
The deal nearly doubles Lee's audience size. Davenport-based Lee is currently in 50 markets. Serving communities in 10 states, BHMG owns the print and digital operations of 30 daily papers, as well as more than 49 paid weekly publications with digital sites and 32 other print products.
The News Media Alliance has launched its News Impact Project, including a News Impact Index of local news stories that have made a positive impact on their local communities.
CCI — maker of editorial content management systems and the company behind the CUE publishing platform — has changed its name to Stibo DX. With the new company brand, the software vendor takes a step closer to its parent company, Stibo Group, a foundation-owned corporate group founded in 179…
The Bradenton Herald (Florida) will stop printing and delivering a Saturday edition beginning Feb. 8. The paper will continue to publish a full Saturday e-edition.
Starting March 4, the Daily Home (Talladega, Alabama) and Anniston Star (Alabama) will produce print editions of the papers three days a week, Wednesdays, Fridays and a Saturday/Sunday weekend edition delivered on Saturdays. The papers had been printing five days weekly. The papers announced…
Cellesche Zeitung is using a needed update of its Q.I. Press Controls automation systems to strengthen its collaboration with QIPC, the Dutch specialist in measurement and control equipment for the printing industry. The local German newspaper will enhance the automation of its press in the…
Sonoma Media Investments has announced its purchase of the Sonoma County Gazette (California) from Vesta Copestakes, publisher and owner of the Gazette since 2003.
Country Media has made a deal to acquire the daily paper in Coos Bay along with weekly papers in Bandon and Reedsport (all in Oregon), the Curry Coastal Pilot reported. The company purchased the Del Norte Triplicate and Curry Coastal Pilot last summer.