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Broadsheet and Tabloid Newspaper


New production line for newspaper on demand in broadsheet and tabloid format. Production of broadsheet newspapers with multiple topic-specific sections in variable number of pages and tabloid newspapers up to 140 pages in 4 page steps. Available as an offline configuration or inline with digital printing systems. Fully automatic change-over from broadsheet to tabloid newspapers and automatic variable cutoff length for different newspapers. That allows the production of mixed newspaper stacks based on distribution routes including stack address labeling.

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All technical data subject to change.

Technical specifications

Web width 11" – 26" (279 – 660mm)
Format length up to 32.25" (820 mm)
Paper weight 40 – 90 gsm
Speed up to 500 ft/min (150 m/min)*
Size of tabloid newspapers 8 – 140 Pages
Size of broadsheet newspapers 8 – 40 Pages per section / max. 140 pages
Size of glued brochures** 4 – 40 pages (glued in DC7)
*) Depending on paper and application
**) Without trimming

Broadsheet (top) and Tabloid (bottom)




max. width W 660 mm
max. length L 820 mm



max. width W 660 mm
max. length L  (1-in) 450 mm
max. length L (2-in) 405 mm


Processing features

  • Fully automatic change between broadsheet and tabloid, i.e. between different format length within the same web width
  • Production of tabloid newspapers with 8 to 140 pages
  • Broadsheet with variable number of sections and pages
  • Gluing system for the production of sections and brochures


  • Shortest set up time / high productivity
  • Variable production of titles with different contents
  • Ideal distribution volume / production according to the distribution tour
  • Extended production and differentiation possibilities

Productivity example 24 pages 150 m/min

  • 1800 copies/h Broadsheet (format length 24.8"/630mm)
  • 3500 copies/h Tabloid (format length 13"/330 mm, 2-in)
Web Inspection

Web Inspection System

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Tracking solutions

Control & Tracking solutions

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  • Digital Print Finishing brochure (en)

    New brochure for Hunkeler products. 28 pages information about solutions for Transactional, Transpromo, Direct Mail, Books, Brochures, Newspaper, Security Print, Control Platform and Special applications.

    PDF | 9.5 MB | 2019-04-01