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We’re All in This Together

“In the midst of crisis, boldly seize opportunity.” Jonathan Lockwood Huie Author, Speaker, Trainer

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Bilal Mehmood Joins Kadant Solutions

Mehmood brings years of experience in product innovation, customer service, business development, and technology enhancement.

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UpElement: Unique Felt Technology to Quickly Reach Full Production Speed

Voith introduces UpElement to its expanding portfolio of tissue press fabrics. The modular treatment increases efficiency by achieving significantly faster startup times. Through an optimized surface enhancement, UpElement improves dewatering properties during startup. As a result, manufacturers benefit from a higher production yield over the run of one felt cycle. Smooth performance during startup is crucial for maximum efficiency in ...

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New TAPPI Board of Directors and Officers

New TAPPI Board of Directors and Officers Include Representatives from Fabio Perini North America, Essity, Nalco, WestRock, and American Process, Inc.

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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