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millwise | PAPERCON 2018

PIMA, Paper360° Co-Host
Executive Panel
At this year's PaperCon, TAPPI's
PIMA Division is collaborating with Paper360°
magazine to put together a panel representing the global presence of the industry. The
Executive Panel session will take place
Monday, April 16, from 10:45 a.m. - 11:45
a.m. Held right after the keynote presentation,
the Executive Panel is one of PaperCon's most
popular and well-attended sessions.
"We're excited to be working with PIMA
to present a session that will really benefit
attendees," says Paper360° Editorial Director
Jan Bottiglieri. "The focus will be on industry
issues, trends, and leadership perspective,
with plenty of room for interaction from the
audience. These leaders are well-equipped to
address our conference theme, 'Shaping the
Future through Innovation.'"
Following very brief introductions,
the conversation will be co-moderated by
Paper360° Senior Editors Graeme Rodden
and Mark Rushton. Both bring decades
of industry experience to the stage, and
plan to lead an issues-oriented discussion
that addresses industry concerns from a
global perspective.
The final panel is expected to include 3-5
executive-level leaders from the manufacturing, customer, and supplier sides of the
industry. The panel will uniquely represent
the management focus that PIMA is known
for, as well as provide the "360-degree view"
that is an editorial hallmark of Paper360°
magazine. As of press time, confirmed panelists are:
MICHAEL D. GARCIA, DOMTAR
President, Pulp and Paper Division
Michael Garcia has
held his current role
since May, 2014. He has
more than 20 years of
international management experience in
paper, steel, and aluminum manufacturing and marketing on three continents. Prior
to joining Domtar, Garcia was CEO of Evraz
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Highveld Steel & Vanadium, in Emalahleni,
South Africa. 
Garcia has management oversight and
responsibility for Domtar's manufacturing
and marketing of pulp and paper. The division
operates a network of 13 mills in the US and
Canada and sells pulp and paper in more than
50 countries. Domtar cultivates a corporate
culture that is agile and innovative; on the
Executive Panel, Garcia will share the strategies that mark this company as an industry
leader. Garcia is a returning panelist.
ANDREAS TUERK, BASF SE
Senior VP, Paper and Water Chemicals
Andreas Tuerk
joined BASF in 2009
as senior vice president, global pigment
restructuring, where
he was responsible for
the profitability strategy, restructuring, and
repositioning of a pigment portfolio worth
more than 1 billion Euros. Tuerk took his current post in 2016; prior to joining BASF, he
was with Ciba. A seasoned global manager
with experience in P&L management, strategy development, global restructuring, and
business transformation, Tuerk will share
a dynamic international perspective with
PaperCon attendees. He is based in Germany.
BASF is the world's leading supplier of
chemicals to the paper and board industry. Its
portfolio of paper chemicals includes process
chemicals that optimize costs and increase
machine efficiency, functional chemicals
that lend specific properties, and coating
chemicals that improve the appearance and
performance of finished paper and board. 
BERRY WIERSUM, SAPPI EUROPE SA
Chief Executive Officer
Berry Wiersum joined Sappi Europe in
January 2007 as chief executive officer. He
started his career at ICI Fibres, and served
as president of Amoco Fabrics (Europe) and
then president of Amoco Chemicals (Europe).

When Amoco was
taken over by BP, he
assisted in the integration of the two groups
in Europe. He then
joined Pechiney SA
in France and ran the
CEBAL packaging division; he later joined Kappa Packaging BV as
managing director, Packaging Division, and
member of the Management Board.
Wiersum served as chairman of CEPI
(Confederation of European Paper Industries)
from 2009-2011. He was honored as RISI's
International CEO of the Year Award for 2017.
According to one nominator, "Wiersum has
shown real leadership in adapting to change
with the focus on cost control and the increase
in the production of specialty papers."
BRING YOUR QUESTIONS!

Attendees line up to ask questions at the 2017
PaperCon Executive Panel.

The PaperCon 2018 Executive Panel offers
an excellent opportunity for TAPPI members
and other industry professionals to hear firsthand perspectives from industry leaders. This
year, the moderators are seeking input from
attendees both before and during the session.
If you have questions you would like the
panel to address, please email them to Jan
Bottiglieri at JBottiglieri@tappi.org. You can
find up-to-date information regarding the
Executive Panel and panelists on the PaperCon
website, www.papercon.org.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Paper360 - March/April 2018

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 Maharaj on ‘The Art of the Possible’
Fapajal Tissue: Old, New & Customer-Centric
Progroup Turns 25
PIMA, Paper360° Co-Host Executive Panel
Creating a Lignin Culture
Benefits of Drive-Through Design
Sustainability as Business Leverage
CIPTE Show Highlights Innovation and Sustainability
TAPPI Journal Summaries
Leadership in Maintenance: Where Do We Start?
As a New Reliability Engineer, Are you Confused About Your Role?
R&M Tips
Paper and Board Have Key Roles in the Future of Packaging
Global Paper and Paperboard Demand Growing Despite Declines in Graphic Paper
PPI Awards Showcase Industry Excellence
TAPPI News
ASPI News
Index of Advertisers
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - intro
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - cover1
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Setpoint
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Over the Wire
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - The Importance of Safety Training
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Data & Decision Making
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - RISI European CEO of the Year: DS Smith’s Miles Roberts
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 33
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 34
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 35
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Buckman’s Junai Maharaj on ‘The Art of the Possible’
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 37
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 38
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 39
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Fapajal Tissue: Old, New & Customer-Centric
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 41
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 42
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 43
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Progroup Turns 25
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 45
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 46
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 47
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - PIMA, Paper360° Co-Host Executive Panel
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 49
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Creating a Lignin Culture
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 51
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 52
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 53
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Benefits of Drive-Through Design
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 55
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Sustainability as Business Leverage
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 57
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - CIPTE Show Highlights Innovation and Sustainability
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 59
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - TAPPI Journal Summaries
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 61
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 62
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 63
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 64
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Leadership in Maintenance: Where Do We Start?
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - As a New Reliability Engineer, Are you Confused About Your Role?
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - R&M Tips
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Paper and Board Have Key Roles in the Future of Packaging
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 69
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Global Paper and Paperboard Demand Growing Despite Declines in Graphic Paper
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 71
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - PPI Awards Showcase Industry Excellence
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 73
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 74
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 75
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 76
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 78
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - TAPPI News
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 80
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - ASPI News
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Index of Advertisers
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