Management

RISI’s Asian CEO of the Year

millwise| CEO OF THE YEAR: ASIA RISI’s Asian CEO of the Year An interview with Cheung Yan, chairwoman of Nine Dragons Paper SHAW N WANG After 20 years of fast and steady development, Nine Dragons Paper Group is now the world’s largest recycled-based paper manufacturing group. Much of the credit goes to its chairwoman, Cheung Yan. RISI has named Cheung ...

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Suppliers Reach Out to Mill Leaders

trendspotting|MANAGEMENT Suppliers Reach Out to Mill Leaders To find out how an organization ticks, talk to its leaders. Better yet, get its leaders to talk to you. This philosophy was put into practice at the recent Spring Meeting of the Association of Suppliers to the Paper Industry (ASPI) held in Sarasota, FL. Management-level speakers from pulp, paper, and packaging companies ...

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The Graying of the Paper Industry

trendspotting| MANAGEMENT The Graying of the Paper Industry An industry veteran looks at the statistics about our industry’ s aging workforce—as well as some strategies for managing this critical issue. JOHN A. NEUN, P.E. The first time I ever darkened the door of a paper mill was in 1979. I was a research engineer working for a large clothing company ...

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An Ode to Small

trendspotting | MANAGEMENT An Ode to Small  A bold management decision in 2013 has revitalized Turners Falls Paper.  GRAEME RODDEN   Find a niche, be the best at what you do, serve your customers like no others, be quick to respond to evolving markets. How does a small papermaker survive, and thrive, in this era of declining demand—especially when one’ ...

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