Author Archives: Leslee Masters

Folding Boxboard: When Will North America Get on Board?

With the rest of the world showing a clear preference for FBB over SBS, why has North America not adopted it as the “go-to” for cartonboard? More importantly, will this change?

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A Case for Planners

With or without planners, someone always plans work. Otherwise, the work could not be done.

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IIoT for R&M: The Real Struggle

What will it really take to adopt IIoT technology into Reliability and Maintenance? Part 2 of this article looks at overcoming the biases that are the first cause of failure, plus two other causes and how to address them.

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Slave Lake Pulp Generates Biogas, Saves Money

With assistance from the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) and the Government of Alberta, Slave Lake Pulp embarked on a Biomethanation and Power Generation Project that would anaerobically digest pulp mill effluent to generate biogas to be used as green energy.

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Which Safety Conversations Have the Most Impact?

There are three essential attributes for proactive safety conversations to have a positive impact. Think of these as the “3 Ps” of an effective proactive conversation: principled; prevalent; personalized.

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Forest Tech Secures Future Fiber

Matthew Flood, ForestSight product manager, John Deere Construction and Forestry Division; and Tim Vallings, chief commercial officer, Rezatec, share their perspectives on how forest technologies help ensure a steady stream of fiber.

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