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IPCC – International Print Competence Center

International Print Competence Center

A joint project of WAN-IFRA and SV Zeitungsdruck

Together we offer:

  • Best-Practice Workshops 
    Understand current industry benchmarks
  • Hands-On Training 
    Environment of big scale newspaper production
  • Expert Workshops 
    Obtain the skills to decide at expert level
  • Expertise Services 
    Let us do the job

Our Workshops

  • CTP process 
  • Printing process 
  • Standardised printing with ISO 12647-3.
  • Color management 
  • Material testing 

Our Services

  • Maximize efficiency to minimize costs
  • Expert Workshops
  • Expertise Services


The International Print Competence Center is a joint project of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, WAN-IFRA, and Süddeutscher Verlag Zeitungsdruck, Munich, Germany.

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is a global resource for publishers, technology suppliers and printers. The Süddeutscher Verlag Zeitungsdruck GmbH is one of Germany’s most experienced specialists for newspaper printing. With a long pedigree in technical knowhow we are a proud member of the WAN-IFRA Star Club.


“Nothing is better than practical advice for practical use. Solid training enables efficient production.”

— Manfred Werfel, WAN-IFRA Deputy CEO


“Optimized production processes are the key to cost efficiency and market success.”

— Josef Schießl, Managing Director, SV Zeitungsdruck GmbH


Process standardisation, quality assurance, process optimisation and the implementation of projects are among our daily core tasks.

A wealth of experience and practical knowledge form the basis for recommendations and consulting in our training events, consulting projects and in the materials testing laboratory.

We are users ourselves and develop solutions from the perspective of practical application. 



  • Das Training

  • Das Quality Lab

IPCC – International Print Competence Center


SV Zeitungsdruck, Zamdorfer Straße 40, 81677 Munich