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its sustainability, efficiency, and competitiveness. To accelerate major improvement in the industry's energy and natural resource efficiency, Agenda 2020's board identified five areas it considered most likely to lead to promising technologies (see Fig.1). With the generous support of its member companies, the board commissioned teams to address each opportunity; set aggressive improvement goals; identify current barriers to those goals; and devise pathways over, around, or through them. The NIST grant followed. Turpin says that 80 percent of the effort is devoted to breakthrough advances in core technology; the other 20 percent goes to developing new bioproducts from cellulosic nanomaterials (see "Research Pathways and Outreach to Drive Cellulosic Nanomaterials Development," by Kathleen Bennett, TAPPI Journal, June 2016). "Only an industry-level effort like this can propel significant advances," Turpin claims. "Our industry should be proud of the leadership of our companies in establishing their sustainability goals, and of the encouraging results reported by the American Forest and Paper Association this summer (see 'Leadership in Sustainable Manufacturing,' by Jerry Schwartz in the Jul/Aug 2016 issue of Paper360°.) An undertaking like these technology roadmaps-and more importantly, the next phase, implementation-is dedicated to providing the vehicles and drivers for significant sustainability progress. We are clearing the obstacles from the road." USING THE TECHNOLOGY PLANS Turpin points out that research roadmaps alone do nothing to generate efficiency- actual progress requires results and implementation. Agenda 2020 asked some people how they would use the roadmaps, and heard from manufacturers, suppliers, and government officials. "Developing these paths to enhanced sustainability was a rewarding collaborative experience," says Nalco Vice President Steve Govoni, "and now my company is scrutinizing every paragraph, finding new ideas to help the industry move ahead." Govoni co-leads the team seeking to increase re-use of process water with Matt Rachford, director of sustainability, business strategy and development, Georgia-Pacific. "Our company participates in Agenda 2020 to support R&D enabling step-change improvements in the industry that are difficult for any company to undertake individually," adds Rachford. "We are eager to see results of this effort, as we believe it will help improve the long-term viability of our industry." That wish is being realized. All teams are managing or monitoring projects related to technology priorities (see Table 1). The Black Liquor Concentration team, for example, has been contributing liquor samples and information about real-world operating conditions to Teledyne, which has been working under DoE contract to develop a membrane-based technology for black liquor concentration. Teledyne is now making plans with a member mill to install a pilot demonstration this fall. Other membrane-related approaches, such as a Robust Membranes project at Georgia-Tech's Table 1: The five roadmap teams and their goals. Paper360º SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2016 15

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Paper360 - September/October 2016

Setpoint
Over the Wire
Agenda 2020 Launches ‘Roadmaps’ to Efficiency, Sustainability, and New Product Goals
RBI: Transforming to Meet the Industry’s Research Needs
Paper Schools: Forging the Future
PPI Top 100
RISI’s Latin American CEO of the Year
Automation Upgrade Helps Sappi Gratkorn Perform
Innovative Direct Drive in a Turnkey-rebuilt Project
Klingele Papierwerke Saves Money, ‘Foils’ Stickies
TAPPI Journal Summaries
Life Cycle of the US Paper Industry
TAPPI News
ASPI News
Index of Advertisers
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - Setpoint
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - Over the Wire
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - Agenda 2020 Launches ‘Roadmaps’ to Efficiency, Sustainability, and New Product Goals
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - RBI: Transforming to Meet the Industry’s Research Needs
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - Paper Schools: Forging the Future
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - PPI Top 100
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - RISI’s Latin American CEO of the Year
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - Automation Upgrade Helps Sappi Gratkorn Perform
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - Innovative Direct Drive in a Turnkey-rebuilt Project
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - Klingele Papierwerke Saves Money, ‘Foils’ Stickies
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - TAPPI Journal Summaries
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - Life Cycle of the US Paper Industry
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - TAPPI News
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Paper360 - September/October 2016 - Index of Advertisers
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