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TAPPI NEWS

Under New Management: IFPTA
SAMANTHA GEIER

For several years, TAPPI has been
providing association management services
to selected member-led organizations of
various sizes throughout the forest products
industries. In addition to providing professional staff and administrative support, TAPPI
supplies a wide range of assistance to these
associations, including strategic leadership,
financial management, event planning, member relations, marketing and communications,
program development, and information technology services.
In January, TAPPI began providing association management services to the International

Forest
Products
Transport Association
(IFPTA). This development is the result of
both associations recognizing a strategic direction that is in sync
with the other, supporting the expansion of
services from both organizations into other
functional areas.
While TAPPI provides management services and support, IFPTA will maintain its
autonomy as a separate entity, determining
strategic and operational direction. Both organizations will work together to set annual and

long-range goals, which will include activities
and programs to achieve objectives.
IFPTA was established in 1982 as an organization for professionals within global forest
products logistics and related industries. IFPTA
provides a networking framework that encourages communication and innovation across all
roles and participants in the forest products supply chain. IFPTA produces a monthly newsletter
(IFPTA Insider), a quarterly publication (IFPTA
Journal), regional seminars, and co-organizes
the biennial PPI Transport Symposium in conjunction with RISI. More information is available at www.ifpta.org.

TAPPI Reaccredited as ANSI Standards Developer
TAPPI has again been reaccredited as an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Standards Developer. ANSI is the
United States' representative to the International Standards Organization (ISO). As an ANSI Standards Developer, TAPPI Standards
can become American National Standards, which can, in turn, be elevated to ISO Standards.
TAPPI initially became an ANSI accredited Standards Developer in 2009 and completed its first audit in 2012. For the current
audit period, which began in June of 2017, five standards were audited and the association's Standards Guidelines were rigorously
reviewed. The initial audit report contained several recommended changes to procedures that were made with guidance from and
approval by the Quality & Standards Management Committee (QSMC), which oversees the TAPPI Standards and TIPs programs.
TAPPI Standards & TIPs are written and reviewed by volunteers from nearly every TAPPI Division. TAPPI has 250 Standards
and 303 TIPs, with more being developed on a regular basis. Our volunteers are passionate about these products, and the value that
they provide to the industry. For information on Standards and TIPs, as well as how to become involved in the development process,
contact standards@tappi.org.

On the Bookshelf:
Advances in Papermaking Wet End Chemistry Application Technologies
Editors: Martin A. Hubbe & Scott Rosencrance
This is an authoritative textbook describing some of
the most important advances in papermaking wet-end
chemistry applications technologies in past decades. It
highlights ways in which recent progress in equipment,
automation, and procedures are providing improvements
in papermaking efficiency as well as the uniformity and
end-use performance of the products.
This practical publication covers technology from multiple companies and academic sources in a fair-minded
way, with emphasis on selected areas of advancement of

technology related to new classes of equipment, new ways of
using chemical additives, and principles of how things work. 
Chapters include:
* Control and optimization of retention
* Drainage strategies and micro- or
nanoparticle systems
* Microbial control strategies
* Optimization of dry strength additives
* Enzymatic technology for wet-end implementation
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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 - Fapajal Tissue: Old, New & Customer-Centric
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Progroup Turns 25
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - PIMA, Paper360° Co-Host Executive Panel
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Creating a Lignin Culture
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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
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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
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - PPI Awards Showcase Industry Excellence
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - TAPPI News
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - ASPI News
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Index of Advertisers
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