Author Archives: Leslee Masters

China Bracing for OCC, Plastics Ban

There will be massive opportunity for those in the industry to develop sustainable products for a country with a population charging toward 1.5 billion people. That’s quite a lot of grocery bags, drink bottles, food containers, straws, and more.

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RMM Beliefs: Part I

To become a good Reliability and Maintenance Manager (RMM) you need to develop, document, and communicate well-defined work processes. This is the easy part. Getting enthusiastic executors of these processes is the biggest challenge.

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Future of Food Packaging: Four Scenarios

What does the future of food purchasing and packaging look like? A recent scenario report published by global chemicals company Kemira identifies four futures.

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Can’t Be On-Site? Try Virtual PM Audits

When COVID-19 kept industry consultant Doug Sweet out of his clients’ mills, he found that leveraging a new process could help him find a “better normal.”

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Motivating People Toward Safety

If an ergonomic program is going to stick it must be fun, fast, and interactive, and apply to what we do.

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