Printing Services

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DOĞAN PRINTING CENTER
Operating in areas such as journalism, printing, advertisement, publicity and internet publishing, the Company has 7 printing facility in 7 different locations like Istanbul, Ankara, İzmir, Adana, Antalya, Trabzon and Germany.

Doğan Printing Center ("DPC") Facilities undertaking the printing work of Hürriyet Grubu's newspapers is located in the provinces of Istanbul, Ankara, İzmir, Adana, Antalya and Trabzon in Turkey. Printing activities conducted in abroad are executed in Frankfurt under Hürriyet Zweigniederlassung GmBH, Hürriyet's branch in Germany. While the total investment expenditures of Hürriyet Gazetecilik ve Matbaacılık A.Ş. between 1997 and 2013 were approximately 484.2 million US dollars, the investment expenditures for DPC facilities in the same period amounted to approximately 296.7 million US Dollars.

Daily, weekly and monthly print of contracted intra-group and non-group newspapers and their supplements including Hürriyet Newspaper, Hürriyet Daily News and its supplements are printed in Doğan Printing Center (DPC) Facilities.

DPC has the most widespread print facility in our country.  DPC has significant competitive advantages with its trained human power, machine park and technical infrastructure. That the products can be launched and it can deliver the latest news on time and shipping costs have been dramatically reduced are the main advantages of the DPC to be able to become the common printing centre of Turkey. 

DPC Istanbul
It is the largest newspaper printing facility of Turkey with a 18,000 sqm closed area and 15,000 sqm storage space. With its machine park and capacity, DPC Istanbul is one of the first three largest newspaper printing facility in Europe.  The installed transformer power of the DPC Istanbul facility, where all mechanical and electrical installation systems are controlled by the building automation system, is 10,000 KVA and the existing generator power is 11,000 KVA. Average daily paper use of the facility for 2017 is 92 tonnes.  Share of DPC Istanbul Facility in total printing volume is 45%. With the addition of ovens to the two Colorman printing machines in 2012, DPC Istanbul Facility is provided the capability to make heatset printing on coated paper and/or newspaper paper In this way, ink contamination to hand from the newspapers is prevented and newspaper quality is improved. As it is the case in all the regions, the narrowing of the newspapers in Istanbul was also made in the same year. The newspaper has been shortened by 3 cm and it is now possible to read newspapers more easily. During the same year, significant savings were achieved by narrowing the mould sizes.

In July of 2017, 2 old GOSS HT 70 printing machine were deactivated at the DPC Istanbul facility and all the production was shifted to the more modern MAN and GOSS Uniliner machines. 
As of July of the year of 2017, the newspaper page width has been narrowed by 1.5 cm. Therefore, both paper saving (4.3%) and easier reading of the journal have been provided. Again within the scope of this project, the width of the mould was narrowed by 1.5 cm and metal mould was saved by 4.3%. With the acquisition of new CTPs in 2017, the total number of mould exposures reached 6.

DPC Ankara
Facility established on the largest area after DPC Istanbul Facility.  Established on an approximately 58,000 sqm land on Esenboğa Airport road, DPC Ankara Facility has a closed area of approximately 16,000 sqm. The plant is constructed as a steel construction. The 120-unit Goss Universal press in the facility is one of the longest Universal printing press lines in the world.

180 thousand newspapers per hour can be produced with a printing machine designed to print 4 newspapers with the same 4 folds it has.  There are 3 automatic inserting machines installed in the facility in 2007. The installed transformer power of the plant is 4,500 KVA and the current generator power is 4,500 KVA. Average daily paper use of the facility for 2017 is 32 tonnes. Share of DPC Ankara Facility in total printing volume is 16%. Two towers of ultraviolet (UV) drying were added to the DPC Ankara Facility in 2012. In this case, it is now possible to make heatset print with UV dry on 8 pages of coated paper provided that it is made in 4 pages in two folds.

As of June of 2017, the newspaper page width has been narrowed by 1.5 cm. Therefore, both paper saving (4.3%) and easier reading of the journal have been provided.


DPC Izmir
DPC Izmir Facility was moved to its new buildings in January 2007.  The new DPC Facility is 20 km away from Izmir city center and 2 km from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport. The facility was built on an area of approximately 35,000 sqm. The plant has a closed area of 16,000 sqm and a green area of about 12,000 sqm. The total installed capacity of the plant is 5 MVA. There are 2 transformers which has 2,500 KVA capacity and 2 generators, which is respectively 2,000 KVA and 2,500 KVA. The facility has one of the longest Universal printing press lines in the world, and the 120-unit Goss Universal printing press is designed to print 4 newspapers with 4 folds at the same time. 

Average daily paper use of the facility for 2017 is 40 tonnes. Share of DPC Izmir Facility in total printing volume is 20%. With the UV heatset system made in DPC Izmir Facility in 2012, the cover pages of 2 newspapers can now be printed with UV ink that does not stain hands. 

As of July of 2017, the newspaper page width has been narrowed by 1.5 cm. Therefore, both paper saving (4.3%) and easier reading of the journal have been provided.

DPC Antalya
DPC Antalya Facility has been installed on a total area of 11,000 sqm with a closed area of 4,900 sqm. The transformer power of the plant is 2,500 KVA, the current generator power is 3,600 KVA. Tensor T1400 printing machine installed in the facility can print a total of 40 pages, of which 32 pages are colourful, while one of the Goss Community printing machines can print a total of 40 pages, of which 32 pages are colourful and the other can print a total of 32 pages, of which 24 pages are colourful.  

DPC Antalya Facility can print 3 different newspapers at the same time. 105 thousand newspapers per hour can be produced by using 3 folds in the machine park. Four separate sheets of UV-heatset printing can be made on two separate machines. Average daily paper use of the facility for 2017 is 10.5 tonnes. Share of DPC Antalya Facility in total printing volume is 5%. Antalya DPC Facility obtained the "Environmental License" valid for five years from Antalya Provincial Directorate of Environment and Forestry by fulfilling necessary obligations in 2011.

As of July of 2017, the newspaper page width has been narrowed by 1.5 cm. Therefore, both paper saving (4.3%) and easier reading of the journal have been provided.


DPC Adana
Established on a roughly 11,000 sqm land in DPC Adana Facility, production is made on a closed area covering 5,800 sqm in total.  The installed transformer power of the facility is 2,500 KVA and there are two generators, 1,600 KVA and 2,000 KVA. The Adana DPC Facility has 3 Tensor presses with the highest printing capacity of 35,000 copies per hour. Two of these machines are capable of printing 36 pages in total, 28 colour pages and 40 pages in total, 32 colour pages. Average daily paper use of the facility for 2017 is 17.5 tonnes. Share of DPC Adana Facility in total printing volume is 9%.

As of July of 2017, the newspaper page width has been narrowed by 1.5 cm. Therefore, both paper saving (4.3%) and easier reading of the journal have been provided.

DPC Trabzon
The DPC Trabzon Facility, which is the first facility established during the DPC organization, operates in a closed area of roughly 3,500 sqm on a land of approximately 24,000 sqm.  The transformer power of the plant is 2,000 KVA, the current generator power is 1,054 KVA. The Goss Community 1 printing press can print a total of 40 pages, of which 32 pages are colourful.  The Goss Community 2 printing machine can print a total of 40 pages, of which 28 pages are colourful.  Up to 70 thousand newspapers per hour can be produced at the facility.
In 2011, DPC Trabzon Facility added two towers of ultraviolet (UV) heatset to put UV printing on 4 sheets of coated paper in both printing machine groups.  As of end of 2012, 4 units of CTP (computer to plate) installation has been completed.  Average daily paper use of the facility for 2017 is 10.5 tonnes. Share of DPC Trabzon Facility in total printing volume is 5%.

As of July of 2017, the newspaper page width has been narrowed by 1.5 cm. Therefore, both paper saving (4.3%) and easier reading of the journal have been provided.