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The Norwich Newspaper Printing Plant & Press Specifications


Press Type:   6 x Goss HT70 Towers
4 x Goss Colorliner Towers
Folder Type:   2 x Goss J2:3:3
2 x Goss J2:5:5
All with Tolerans on-line stitching capability.
Speed Capacity:   HT70 = 70K CPH
Colorliner = 80K CPH
Pagination Capacity Collect:   192 Page Full Colour
Pagination Capacity Straight:   96 Page Full Colour
Cut Off:   600mm
Web Width:   1500mm
Reelstands:   12 x CT50
Control Panels:   Harland Simon 6000 Desks with
Automatic Picture Proof System
Viptronic Densitometer System
Press Technical Extras:   Automatic Registration
Digital Inking System
Automatic Blanket Wash

Pre Press

Required format:   PDF Colour images to be saved CMYK
Media:   CD ISDN FTP Email
Rips:   Highwater Torrent v6 producing 1270dpi/100lpiTIFF files
Kodak Prinergy Evo v4.0 Refine and RIP
Screen:   FM Staccato Screening
Plates: Kodak Polychrome Thermalnews
Plate Production: 3 x TH100 CTP Lines
Total capacity approximately
400 plates per hour.
2 x Generation News Lines
Total capacity approximately
600 plates per hour.
4 x Nela Vision Benders
5 x Kodak Mercury Plate Processors
Front End System: Kodak Newsmanager System
Automatic Fan Out and Pin realignment software.

Post Press

Insert Delivery: Via Print Roll System
135 Print Rolls Holding capacity
Between 1800 and 12000 copies dependent on pagination
Inserting Equipment: 3 x Muller Martini Newsliners
5 x Feeders per Newsliner
Insert Speed: 40K CPH per Newsliner
Label System: SCS Taba System
Strapping System: Ferag and Pakseal
With under wrap and clingfilm.
Automatic turning of finished pallets for
correct orientation.
Stitch and Trim System 1 x Muller Martini Prima Plus
Print Roll or Hand Load
Capable of up to 14K CPH
Glossy cover insertion capability.
1 x Muller Martini Prima
Hand Load
Capable of up to 12K CPH
Glossy cover insertion capability.


The following is a downloadable collection of the most requested files for information relating to Archant Print.

Please be aware specialist software might be needed to view some files.
Word Format
Print Booking Form
Standard Terms & Conditions
PrePress Workflow
PDF Format
Insert Specifications
Page Size Specification
Drivers Information Sheet
Print Booking Form
Magloid Template
Thorpe Print Quarterfold Template
Thorpe Tabloid Template
Archant Print Specification
InDesign Templates
Tabloid Template
Quarterfold Template
Magloid Template


"Archant has continued to achieve the high standards set by Bauer to meet the requirements of a competitive market."

"Printing a multi-edition daily newspaper is a demanding job, but Archant Print consistently deliver great customer service, deadline performance and high quality."

"Knowing we can supply details at the last minute means we can concentrate on what really matters."

Frank Ryan

Production Director, Bauer Media

Editor-in-Chief, Archant Norfolk

Martin Herman

Joint Owner of Police/Ambulance life

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