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What’s Operations role for reliability?

A trinity partnership between Operations – Maintenance – Engineering is needed for reliable production. The question that needs to be broached is “What exactly does Maintenance need Operations to do?” In this video, Tor Idhammar, President of IDCON INC defines some of the common things that maintenance needs operations to do.

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May/June 2020

The May/June 2020 issue of Paper 360° 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: Industry Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic2020 TAPPI/PIMA Awards: Excellence in ActionHow Strikes, Regulations and Disasters Impact Pulp ...

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There is NO valid excuse for not doing scheduled Preventive Maintenance inspections

By Owe Forsberg, Vice President and Senior Consultant , IDCON INC a reliability and maintenance management consulting firm Preventive Maintenance inspections, in particular Condition Monitoring, is executed to detect problems early. The compelling reasons for detecting problems early is to minimize the cost of the repairs and to reduce or manage the risks involved in making those repairs.  Minimizing costs ...

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Is your mill stranded on an Happy Island of Reliability

by Christer Idhammar, IDCON INC Founder, Reliability and Maintenance Guru and author. IDCON is a Reliability and Maintenance Management Consulting firm helping mills improve overall productivity through better work processes. If you measure reliability by department, electrical, mechanical, process control etc. You may each have a reliability of 97-99%, and everybody is very happy on their island. But if you ...

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Paptic: Paper Products to Help Save the World

MARK RUSHTON “It’s not paper and it’s not plastic… it’s Paptic, and it’s a completely new material all of its own,” says Esa Torniainen, co-founder and chief business development officer at Finnish start-up company Paptic. During his interview with Paper360°, Torniainen enthusiastically waves paper-like products—shopping bags, envelopes, and pouches—all of which are causing quite a stir among customers and end-users ...

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International Mail Service Disruptions Due to COVID-19

According the United States Postal Service, due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus, some countries have either suspended or limited the delivery of international mail. TAPPI will continue to mail Paper360 to those countries without restrictions, but there could be a temporary delay or interruption of service for print copies in certain countries. Look for your digital edition ...

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March/April 2020

The March/April 2020 issue of Paper 360° 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: We’ve Got Good Chemistry: Innovations Papermakers Need to Know AboutBigger, Better, Bolder: BillerudKorsnäs Gruvön Surges Forward With ...

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January/February 2020

The January/February 2020 issue of Paper 360° 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: Green Bay Packaging Keeps Safety in the Family Employee Selection Can Help Weather the ‘Silver Tsunami’ Chemicals ...

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November/December 2019

The November/December 2019 issue of Paper 360° 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: Working Toward a Closed-Loop Future Brad Southern is Reforming Louisiana Pacific Mondi Group: ‘Paper Where Possible, Plastic ...

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Tissue 360° Fall/Winter 2019

The Fall/Winter 2019 issue of Tissue 360° 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: Industry 4.0: Empowered by Information Call To Action Could Consumer Focus on Sustainability Disrupt the Tissue Business? ...

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