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intouch | ASPI NEWS Voorhees and Forst to receive ASPI Awards Steve Voorhees, chief executive officer, WestRock, has been awarded the ASPI 2016 Customer Executive of the Year Award, given annually to an executive to recognize extraordinary effectiveness in working with a range of suppliers to enhance productivity, efficiency and effectiveness using a wide spectrum of supplied products and services. Voorhees was previously chief executive officer of RockTenn, where he also served in various executive leadership roles including president and chief operating officer, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and chief administrative officer. Before joining RockTenn, Voorhees held operations and executive roles at Sonat Inc., a diversified energy company headquartered in Birmingham, Ala. ASPI Holds Largest Customer Alignment meeting in Atlanta, Georgia More than 120 supplier executives gathered in the auditorium of Georgia-Pacific Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, in October to hear from Georgia-Pacific's senior leadership team. Georgia-Pacific executives shared their vision for growth, and how suppliers needed to embrace Georgia-Pacific's Market Based Management philosophy. Learn more about this meeting in the January/February issue of Paper360°. Don Forst, director-global sourcing, International Paper, is the recipient of the ASPI 2016 Excellence in Leadership Award, which honors leaders in the pulp and paper industry who have demonstrated exceptional and inspiring leadership. Forst was selected for this award because of his reputation within the supplier community for providing great guidance and leadership when working with suppliers. Both awards will be presented at the ASPI 2016 Spring Meeting, February 24-26, 2016, in Miami, Florida. Each award recipient will also give a presentation on the successes at their companies. Make plans to attend and honor the accomplishments of these great leaders. In addition to a formal program, there will be ample time to network at two receptions and dinners, plus Thursday afternoon activities. Registration is now open, so visit the ASPI website at www.aspinet. org to register or learn more about the Spring Meeting. ASPI Welcomes New members ASPI is pleased to announce that a number of new members have joined ASPI including: * Gambini * Acrowood * Hargrove * B&D Industrial * Henkel * Can-Am Machinery * IES - SonicAire * Caraustar * Paper Converting * Casey Industrial Machine Co. * Elettric 80 * Plamsine * Enzyme Deinking * TriTec Technologies * Futura Converting SAVe tHe dAte ASPI 2016 Spring Meeting February 24-26, 2016 Thompson Miami Beach, Florida 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. Paper360º NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2015 37

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Paper360 - November/December 2015

Over the Wire
Proud to be a Papermaker
Solenis’ Total Mill Perspective Helps Mills Stay Competitive
Maintaining Knife Gate Valves
An Automated Solution to the Kappa Number Test by Titration
Higher Alloyed Composite Tubes Make Recovery Boilers Safer and More Efficient
TAPPI Journal Summaries
New Leadership Model Focuses on Caring, Compassion
Consolidation Watch
Association News
Online Exclusives
Index of Advertisers

Paper360 - November/December 2015