2018

Paper360 – July/August 2018

Paper 360 July/August 2018   The July/August issue of Paper360 is now available! Viewing this email on your phone? Our mobile optimized reading view has you covered with scrolling views that automatically adjust for your reading pleasure. Click here to start reading this issue now! Check out some of this issue’s highlight features: RISI’s 2018 Top 50 POWER LIST Machine Learning and Improved Performance Innovation Continues ...

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Paper360 – May/June 2018

We are excited to share Paper360 in a new and improved format!   The May/June issue of Paper360 is now available on a fully interactive platform optimized for mobile reading. That means whether you are at your desk or on the go, your magazine is easy to access and even more comfortable to read. The new reading view makes reading easy with scrolling articles that automatically ...

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Leading our Industry

2018 TAPPI/PIMA Awards  BY JAN BOTTIGLIERI Each year, Paper360° is honored to showcase members of our industry who lead by example—in their service to others, their exemplary management, or their remarkable contributions to helping our industry innovate and grow. Here, you’ll meet the winners of the TAPPI/PIMA national-level awards—the association’s highest honors—as well as those receiving awards from several TAPPI ...

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Composites are Key to Nano Commercialization

RBI leads the way in new, innovative ways to use nanocellulose to improve composites and replace synthetic materials. KELLY B. SMITH Around the world, researchers are finding more and more evidence that the frailty of our planet and the changes within its atmospheric patterns are in critical need of attention. Rapid population growth and an increasing need for landfills due ...

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Ford Goes Further with Renewable Nanomaterials

Nanocellulose materials offer tremendous potential in a range of automotive applications—and the opportunities will keep growing, says Ford Research Scientist Alper Kiziltas. JAN BOTTIGLIERI Can nanocellulose really offer automotive manufacturers better performance, at a lower cost, with a greener footprint? Maybe Billy Ocean said it best: “Get out of my dreams… and into my car.” At the nanoscale, a material’s ...

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Human Performance and Risk Reduction

MARK MONTONARA Accidents happen. No matter how many safety procedures you have in place or safety mechanisms a facility has installed, human error can cause an incident. But leaders can foster a culture of safety that will reduce the potential for human error and stop critical performance incidents from occurring. What it takes is careful planning to identify potential risks ...

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ASPI Award Winners Announced

As a group that identifies itself as “The Forum for Connecting Industry Leaders,” ASPI strives to recognize great leadership within the industries it serves. ASPI offers two awards each year: ASPI Customer Executive of the Year, and the ASPI Excellence in Leadership Award. These awards not only provide recognition for the recipient, they also promote ASPI’s mission of supporting industry ...

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Under New Management: IFPTA

SAMANTHA GEIER For several years, TAPPI has been providing association management services to selected member-led organizations of various sizes throughout the forest products industries. In addition to providing professional staff and administrative support, TAPPI supplies a wide range of assistance to these associations, including strategic leadership, financial management, event planning, member relations, marketing and communications, program development, and information technology ...

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PPI Awards Showcase Industry Excellence

The PPI Awards held in Brussels recently was a very special event coinciding with CEPI’s 25th Anniversary. MARK RUSHTON The 9th Annual PPI Awards were held as part of a special celebration recently, marking the Confederation of European Paper Industries’ (CEPI) 25th anniversary. Once again, companies and mills from the pulp and paper industry around the world excelled themselves with ...

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