Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 9

...in case you missed it in TAPPI's weekly electronic newsletter

TAPPI Elects New Board Members
TAPPI will be welcoming three new board members to its roster for 2018. The board of directors determines the policies and has
general charge of the affairs of the association. It consists of the chair, vice chair, and nine directors. Each year, a nominating committee
nominates three incoming directors to serve three-year terms.
In March 2018, the following directors will complete
their terms:
* Medwick V. Byrd, NCSU - Paper Science and Engineering
* Anitra Collins, International Paper
* Marko Hakovirta , NCSU
To fill these vacancies, a slate of three candidates was proposed
by the Nominating Committee and elected by the membership:
* Carrie Enos, University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation
* Josh Reich, Greif
* Matt Szymanski, Green Bay Packaging

MANUFACTURERS

American Carton Company has received a perfect score (zero nonconformances) on its ISO 9001 quality audit for a fifth year in a row.
Domtar's Kingsport mill has received the Tennessee Occupational
Safety and Health Administration Governor's Award of Excellence for
Workplace Safety. To qualify, Kingsport had to accumulate 1 million hours
worked without a lost-time or restricted-duty incident.
DS Smith has opened a new PackRight Center in Hövelhof, Germany,
the sixth to open in the Germany-Switzerland region since 2016.
Encore Tissue has started up a new Toscotec Steel Yankee Dryer on ET
3 at its Laverton North mill in Melbourne, Australia (see photo).
Flambeau River Papers will idle PM 3 at its Wisconsin mill as it exits
production of laser bond and offset, which were run on PM 3.
Huhtamaki, Finland, will establish a joint venture with Smith Anderson
Group Ltd., one of Europe's leading paper bag suppliers, to manufacture
and sell foodservice paper bags in Eastern Europe. 
International Paper has been named again by Fortune magazine as
one of the World's Most Admired Companies. IP has earned this recognition 15 times in the past 16 years.
Nippon Paper Industries Co.'s consolidated subsidiary, Kitakami
Paper Co., will withdraw from all of its businesses on July 31, 2018. Kitakami
has been providing newsprint and linerboard and corrugated medium and
other grades since 1948.
Progroup plans to construct up to four more corrugated sheetboard
plants between 2019 and 2021 in Central Europe. The group will also
begin construction of another paper mill for containerboard in Germany;
startup is set for 2021.
Resolute Forest Products and FPInnovations are investing C$21
million in the implementation of a TMP-Bio pilot project in Thunder
Bay, ON. The pilot project will focus on developing new ways to efficiently
produce and commercialize innovative bio-chemicals derived from wood.
Sonoco has been selected for Fortune magazine's World's Most Admired
Companies in the packaging sector, and named first in its industry. 
Suzano Papel e Celulose, the world's second-largest eucalyptus pulp
producer, has completed startup of two complete double-width Voith

The following directors were elected in the past two years and
will continue to serve on the board in 2018:
* Paul Durocher, Sappi North America, Chair
* Pete Augustine, Fabio Perini, Vice Chair
* Richard M. Berry, CelluForce
* Fernando Bertolucci, Fibria Celulose S.A.
* James Cooper, retired from Dow Chemical
* Donald Haag, Packaging Corp. of America
* James R. Haeffele, Essity
* Anthony V. Lyons, Imerys Technology Center

XcelLine VTM 4 tissue machines installed in the company's plants in
Imperatriz and Mucuri, Brazil.
UPM Biofuels has received a sustainability certificate for the cultivation
of Brassica carinata-a new feedstock for biofuel production-in Uruguay.
WestRock:
* will acquire all of the outstanding shares of KapStone for US$35 per
share and will assume approximately US$1.36 billion in net debt, for
a total enterprise value of approximately US$4.9 billion.
* has completed its previously-announced acquisition of substantially
all of the assets of Plymouth Packaging Inc.

Following installation of this steel yankee dryer, Encore Tissue expects to
increase machine operating speed from 1,400 m/min to 1,900 m/min.

SUPPLIERS

A.Celli Paper has installed the upgrade performed on an old paper
winder, with final startup, at Muda Paper Mills, Malaysia. 
Andritz:
* will supply an EcoFluid bubbling fluidized bed boiler (BFB) with flue
gas cleaning system for Pori Energia's Aittaluoto biomass power plant
on the west coast of Finland. 
* has received an order from Sappi Saiccor to supply a baling line with
bale tracking for its mill in Saiccor, South Africa; start-up is scheduled
for 2018.
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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
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - ebelly1
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - ebelly2
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - cover1
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - cover2
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 3
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 4
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 5
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Setpoint
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 7
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 8
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Over the Wire
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 10
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 11
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - The Importance of Safety Training
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 13
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - Data & Decision Making
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 16
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 17
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Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 31
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
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - 77
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
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - cover3
Paper360 - March/April 2018 - cover4
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