Roto Smeets Group, CirclePrinters

Press release: CirclePrinters and Roto Smeets Group complete merger of activities

  • 10 April

CirclePrinters Holding and Roto Smeets Group announced their intention to merge their activities, by which CPH would acquire the shares and operational activities of RSG, on February 13th of this year. The transaction was still subject to approval by the competition authorities in Austria, advice from the Roto Smeets Group Central Works Council (COR) and final approval by the shareholders of both...

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Senefelder Misset, X-Media Solutions, tijdschriften, drukkerij, vellen offset, rotatie offset, website ontwikkeling, DJ Mag NL

DJ Mag NL nominated for Mercur ‘Launch of the Year’

  • 01 November

The nomination of DJ Mag NL has resulted in enthusiastic reactions throughout the Senefelder Group, which includes NextGen Publishers. The magazine is printed at Senefelder Misset. X-Media Solutions developed the website and the mobile app; PSH Media Sales looks after the media sales, and the magazine formula has been written by Hoogte 80. PSH Publishing Support is responsible for the marketing,...

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Senefelder Misset, X-Media Solutions, tijdschriften, drukkerij, vellen offset, rotatie offset, magazine app, tablet publishing

New start crossmedial approach

  • 30 October

For nearly 100 years, the professional association for dentists and dental specialists in the Netherlands, Nederlandse Maatschappij tot bevordering der Tandheelkunde (NMT), has been supporting dentists in the practice of their profession and promoting the interests of dentists in the Netherlands. One of the tools used by NMT to achieve this is Nt, which is currently enjoying its 68th Volume.

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Senefelder Misset, X-Media Solutions, tijdschriften, drukkerij, vellen offset, rotatie offset

Paper types in rotation offset

  • 15 October

Newspaper/NewsprintThis is, in fact, the newsprint as it is used for daily newspapers such as the NRC, De Telegraaf and De Gelderlander. The most popular grammage is 48.8 grammes. The heaviest newsprint paper is 52 grammes. This paper is unpressed and less suitable for heatset offset. The printing result in full-colour is often disappointing. It has a very low whiteness and is more suitable for...

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Senefelder Misset, X-Media Solutions, tijdschriften, drukkerij, vellen offset, rotatie offset

European paper industry

  • 15 October

SappiThe overcapacity in Europe is most prominent in the market of fine papers, i.e. wood-free coated paper. Insiders estimate the overcapacity in this market to be 1.7 million tonnes. That is why, after more than 100 years, Sappi decided to close down its paper plant in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. This plant of the South-African concern has an annual capacity of 240,000 tonnes. This closure...

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How a nerd brought Playboy back to life

  • 09 October

The starting point of successful marketing is already there. According to Goldsteen, Playboy has a passive brand awareness of 97 percent. “No matter which generation I approach about their perception of the brand, there’s always something magical about the Playboy brand.” Of course, this magical aspect does not just concern Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, but also — and more particularly — New York,...

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Senefelder Misset, X-Media Solutions, tijdschriften, drukkerij, vellen offset, rotatie offset

UniDrum up and running

  • 02 October

Thanks to the Ferag UniDrum, we can now process a higher volume in the same period of time. This way, our finishing processes are faster and even more efficient. As a result, we are better able to anticipate short lead times and further improve our services to you. Top quality and service come first at all times.Where printing technology is concerned, we want to remain ahead of the competition....

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Steven van Belleghem, Senefelder Misset Seminar, tijdschriften drukkerij, vellen offset, rotatie offset

‘What should they be saying about us’

  • 12 August

Van Belleghem is telling about a tupperware party held at his home. “My wife and her friends talked about plastic jars for three quarters of an hour. Suddenly, the volume went up: they were ordering. The social pressure was such that everybody bought something. Everything I wrote in my book proved to be true, and it was happening right there in my living room! Six months later, two of the ladies...

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Senefelder Misset, X-Media Solutions, tijdschriften, drukkerij, vellen offset, rotatie offset, seminar

Surf the waves that are relevant to you

  • 12 August

Stolze is comparing it to surfing: as a publisher, you have to know which waves are coming and decide which one to ride. It does not matter if you choose a certain wave and then fall off. At least you tried. Up till now, publishers don’t go with the waves enough. They must learn to spot the right ones.Hype cycleJim Stolze is underpinning his story with the Gartner Hype Cycle, a convenient tool to...

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