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intouch | ASPI NEWS International Paper to Host asPI Fall Customer alignment Meeting During this one-and-a-half-day session, you'll will have the opportunity to meet and socialize with these senior IP executives on their home turf, and leave with a better idea of how you and your company can better serve this major international corporation. Due to limited seating at the Peabody, attendance is limited to ASPI members only. To learn more go to: In 2014, ASPI's 7th Customer Alignment Meeting returns to the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee, October 8-9, hosted by International Paper. In 2013 IP posted Operating Earnings of $1.4 billion and is today ranked by FORTUNE magazine as the most admired company in the Forest and Paper Products sector. At the Alignment Meeting, senior executives from International Paper will present an executive overview and their international business perspective. Presenters will represent manufacturing, sustainability, safety, technology, and global sourcing. leaRN MoRe about YouR cuStoMeRS No other meeting gives you unrestricted access to the senior executives and corporate strategy of your customer companies than ASPI's Customer Alignment Meetings. That's because they are the only meetings where you can meet with high level mill managers and senior leaders who will convey their business needs and long term challenges to the attending supplier community. Since its launch in 2007, the ASPI Customer Alignment Initiative has continued to provide great value to the pulp and paper industry. This unique meeting provides the ideal forum for paper manufacturers to share their strategic goals and expectations of the supplier community. International Paper is the seventh company to agree to host a Customer Alignment Meeting. Previous CAI meetings were hosted by: 2013 - Boise 2012 - Domtar 2011 - Temple-Inland 2010 - Verso 2009 - NewPage 2008 - MWV "ASPI provides unprecedented value at its Customer Alignment Meetings. My company has the unique opportunity to meet-all in one place-the executive leadership and mill managers of major corporations that we work with. We are looking forward to a great meeting with IP this fall." - Mike gray, aSPI President, Senior Vice President, Sales and Paper Business Na, Valmet asPI 2015 spring Meeting La Playa Beach and Golf Resort - Naples, Florida February 25-27, 2015 Join us in Naples next spring to build your relationships with your customers and other supplier industry executives. The program features presentations by several industry CEOs, a financial overview of the pulp and paper industry, and business-related topics. asPI Welcomes new Members Jedson Engineering offers engineering, procurement, construction management and maintenance support for projects from small mill projects to multi-million dollar expansions. Doug Reinke, VP of Sales, will be the primary contact for Jedson. Glenn Simmons, Executive Vice President and Rachid Abdallah, CEO, will be alternate contacts for Jedson. Kytola Instruments creates products for flow meter, pressure, oil lubrication and water in oil challenges. Kytola provides a broad array of ISO certified flow products. Their meters and oil lubrication devices consistently rank at the top of their category for accuracy, reliability, and user preference. Hans Kos, President, will be the primary ASPI Contact. Cynthia Ruffino, North American Marketing Manager, and Bert Hogendoorn, Technical Sales Coordinator, US and Canada, will be alternate contacts. The Association of Suppliers to the Paper Industry (ASPI) is the only association solely focused on providing membership benefits to companies supplying the global pulp and paper industry. All ASPI activities follow strict antitrust guidelines. 44 Paper360º JULY/AUGUST 2014

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Paper360 - July/August 2014

Over the Wire
Pulp and Paper Innovations
Strategic Importance of Water
Making Workers Heroes
Industry Emissions Improve
TAPPI Journal Summaries
Measuring Color Online
Consolidation Watch
Knowledge Builder
Association News
What’s New on
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Paper360 - July/August 2014