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THE PPI AWARDS

PPI Awards Showcase
Industry Excellence
The PPI Awards held in Brussels recently was a very special event
coinciding with CEPI's 25th Anniversary.
MARK RUSHTON

Winners of the 2017 PPI Awards.

The 9th Annual PPI Awards were held
as part of a special celebration recently, marking the Confederation of European Paper
Industries' (CEPI) 25th anniversary. Once
again, companies and mills from the pulp
and paper industry around the world excelled
themselves with entries of superb quality.
The event was held at the prestigious Royal
Museums of Art and History in Belgium's
capital, Brussels.
The winners were:
INTERNATIONAL
CEO OF THE YEAR AWARD 
Sponsored by StepChange Consulting
Winner: Berry Wiersum - Sappi Europe SA
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
before joining Pechiney SA in France, running
the CEBAL packaging division. He later joined
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Kappa Packaging as managing director of its
packaging division, and became the member
of Kappa Group's Management Board responsible for paper manufacturing and packaging.
He served as chairman of CEPI (Confederation
of European Paper Industries) from 2009-2011,
and in 2017 was named RISI's European CEO
of the year.
Runners up:
* Cheung Yan - Nine Dragons
* Jaroslav Jiřička - Krpa Paper, A.S.
* Mark Kowlzan - Packaging Corporation
of America (PCA)
* Walter Schalka - Suzano
MILL MANAGER AWARD
Sponsored by Valmet
Winner: Pavan Kumar Suri - JK Paper
Mills, Rayagada
Pavan Kumar Suri has been mill manager
at JK Paper Mills, Rayagada since November
2012. Under his leadership, the mill embarked
on a major expansion program that enabled
it to produce 215,000 metric tons of pulp and
165,000 metric tons of paper while generating

55 MW of power. The result has been a significant change in the mill's fortunes, with a
loss-making plant becoming one of the best
performing units in India. Suri has created
a set of proactive and repetitive processes for
continual improvement and has set new benchmarks in the development of the business.
Runners up:
* Abdul Razik Askalani - MEPCO
* Massimiliano Listi - Smurfit Kappa, Ania
* Mike Schultz - Sappi North
America, Cloquet
* Rick Parker - Smurfit Kappa Forney Mill
ENVIRONMENTAL
LEADERSHIP AWARD 
Sponsored by Exxon Mobil
Winner: DS Smith
DS Smith plc is building a more sustainable
business, concentrating on creating shared
value through responsible recycling, defining
paper and packaging solutions, reducing the
environmental impact from design through
production supply to recycling, while ensuring the safety and wellbeing of colleagues. To
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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
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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
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Buckman’s Junai Maharaj on ‘The Art of the Possible’
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 39
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Fapajal Tissue: Old, New & Customer-Centric
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 43
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Progroup Turns 25
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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
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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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