News

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 ...

Read More »

Business Intelligence as a Strategic Weapon

ROD FISHER, FISHER INTERNATIONAL Business intelligence (BI) has come a long way in recent years. In the wake of Big Data and information overload, enhanced search methodologies and advanced systems have surfaced that fine-tune business intelligence to swiftly deliver targeted pieces of knowledge that can inform decisions and drive actions. Yet many organizations underutilize BI, which can have a significant ...

Read More »

Building Mutually Beneficial Relationships

SAMANTHA GEIER In August of 2016, TAPPI launched an online platform allowing members, non-members, volunteers, and consultants to collaborate, share knowledge and expand their personal and professional networks. Since its launch, TAPPI Connect has been a valuable resource for divisions and committees in building technical programs for conferences, developing Standards and Technical Information Papers, sharing meeting minutes and presentations, and ...

Read More »

Paper360 – March/April 2018

Start reading this issue now! Your digital edition of Paper360, March/April 2018 is available now. Clicking on the Table of Contents will deliver you directly to that page of your issue. Thank you for reading! Setpoint Over the Wire The Importance of Safety Training Data & Decision Making RISI European CEO of the Year: DS Smith’s Miles Roberts Buckman’s Junai ...

Read More »

Executive Council Breaths New Life into Young Professionals Division

in touch|TAPPI NEWS Executive Council Breaths New Life into Young Professionals Division SAMANTHA GEIER    Someone once said that youth is wasted on the young, but they never met the inspiring group that forms the TAPPI Young Professionals Division Executive Council (YPEC). This dedicated trio of professionals—Josh Reich, Greif Inc., YP division chair; Sudip Neupane, WestRock, division vice chair; and ...

Read More »

Making a Difference

trendspotting| AWARDS Making a Difference 2017 TAPPI/PIMA Awards JAN BOTTIGLIERI      There may be no feeling more satisfying than knowing our efforts have improved the professional lives of our peers and colleagues. Once again, Paper360° is pleased to showcase members of our industry who have done exactly that. The individuals featured here include the winners of the TAPPI/PIMA national-level ...

Read More »

Over the Wire

 …in case you missed it in TAPPI’s weekly electronic newsletter Over the Wire  Local Sections Offer Engagement The Lake States TAPPI Executive Committee chose a special location for its March meeting: beside the University of Wis-consin-Stevens Point Pilot Paper Machine. Shown conducting Lake States TAPPI business in preparation for April’s PaperCon are, left to right: Martti Tuomisto, Bill Frawley, Jerry ...

Read More »

Follow the Leaders

 setpoint Follow the Leaders   jbottiglieri@tappi.org As children, I’m sure most of us played the game “ Follow the Leader,” tramping around the yard (or skipping, jumping, or climbing as the “ leader” saw fit) and hoping that the kid in charge didn’t march us all into a puddle just for fun. Ah, for those simpler times when the worst ...

Read More »