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What’s New on TAPPISAFE Now at Finch In his article in this issue, Eric Hobbs describes the benefits of a consistent safety orientation program such as TAPPISAFE, which is now being adopted by more and more mills. Now hear how the program is being implemented at Finch Paper from Sandra L. LeBarron, Finch Paper’s Director of Environmental, Health & Safety. Award Winners—Up Close and Personal After reading about the many outstanding individuals from the pulp and paper industry, that received awards at PaperCon 2013, learn more about some of them . . . in their own words. Expanding Carbon Fibers Knowledge In his article in this issue, Tyrone Wells, a Ph.D. candidate under Professor Arthur J. Ragauskas of the Institute of Paper Science located at Georgia Institute of Technology, describes how carbon fibers are a modern biomaterial with an encouraging set of amazing mechanical properties that are set to enhance the future of civil, energy, and automotive engineering. Soon Wells will travel to Sweden to broaden his knowledge on the subject. Learn more about his trip and what he hopes to accomplish. IBBC 2013 International Bioenergy & Bioproducts Conference IBBC heads to the Midwest! For the first time, IBBC will be held in the Midwest, providing an expanded focus on activities in Wisconsin and the surrounding area. As the only event dedicated to advancing biorefineries in the forest products industry, plan to join your colleagues this fall in Green Bay. Program • Speakers • Updates No matter how you calculate it, n IBBC=BioIQ September 18-20, 2013 Green Bay, Wisconsin USA Co-Located with: Learn the latest industry updates and developments on: • Feedstock improvements • Biomass yield and quality • Bioelectricity • Thermochemical conversion • Biochemical conversion • Biobased chemicals • Transportation fuels • Policy updates SEPTEMBER 15-18, 2013 Green Bay, Wisconsin 42 Paper360º 1 637615_Editorial.indd MAY/JUNE 2013 16/04/13 6:49 AM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Paper360 - May/June 2013

Over the Wire . . . News Summary
The 2013 TAPPI Award Winners
Successful Asset Management in the Paper Industry from an OEM Point of View
TAPPI Journal Summaries
Managing the Risk of Fire and Explosion in the Pulp and Paper Industry
Broadening the Availability of Carbon Fibers with Lignin
TAPPISAFE Through the Eyes of a Labor Attorney
Bleached Softwood Kraft Pulp
Association News
What’s New on

Paper360 - May/June 2013