Paper360 - January/February 2010 - (Page 5)

Jan/Feb 2010 | Vol. 5, No. 1 TRENDSPOTTING ANALYZING IDEAS, ISSUES & MARKETS TECHLINK TRACKING NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, MACHINERY & MATERIALS 6 7 8 Setpoint BY GLENN OSTLE 29 Around the Industry 30 TAPPI JOURNAL Summaries Summaries of papers currently in review and slated for publication in TAPPI JOURNAL during 2010. Over the Wire News Summary Outlook: North America 2010 Shutdowns and tax credits made headlines in 2009, but overall the North American paper industry is on somewhat firmer ground than a year ago BY KEN PATRICK and GLENN OSTLE 32 Association News 33 Improving Print Performance Tests at Western Michigan University show that ColorLok improves quality and consistency of inkjet printing BY JOHN MEYER 12 Confronting the Carbon Challenge The North American forest, paper and packaging industry has been at the forefront of the carbon emissions debate and pending legislation that would impose a cap-and-trade system BY JOHN DIXON 35 Tracking Tension A new online nip load and tension profile analysis tool BY BOB BETTENDORF and TATU PITKÄNEN SMARTMILL IMPROVING OPERATIONS, PROCESSES & PRODUCTIVITY INTOUCH 37 Dateline: London What does the future hold for pulp and paper producers? Here’s a snapshot of ideas from the BWPA/Hawkins Wright Symposium held in November. BY AMANDA MARCUS 14 Improve Your Energy Efficiency A new ENERGY STAR Guide for the U.S. pulp and paper industry shows you how BY ERIC MASANET, ERNST WORRELL and WALT TUNNESSEN 25 FEATURE: Paper Machine Clothing Suppliers plan for a bright future Published for BY GLENN OSTLE 38 Index of Advertisers 15 Technology Parkway South Norcross, GA 30092 (770) 446-1400 Published by 5950 NW 1st Place Gainesville, FL 32607 (800) 369-6220 PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 2010 PPI-S0110/9753 page 25 page 14 ON THE COVER As 2009 turns into 2010 and global economies finally level off, the industry takes stock, counting casualties and assessing damages in the wake of the economic storm. The results are a mixed bag Paper360° is the official publication of TAPPI and PIMA:, Paper 360° (ISSN 1933-3684) is published bimonthly by TAPPI. Annual subscription for TAPPI and PIMA members included in dues. Postage for preferred periodicals paid at Norcross, GA and additional mailing offices. Canadian second class postage permit number is 9592. Canadian GST registration number is R129404612. Canadian agreement number is 40013131. Canadian account number is 2401975. Statements of fact and opinions expressed are those of individual authors. TAPPI assumes no responsibility for such statements and opinions. TAPPI does not intend such statements and opinions or construe them as a solicitation of or suggestion for any agreed-upon course of conduct or concerted action of any sort. Copyright 2010 by TAPPI with all rights reserved. To obtain copyright permission to photocopy pages from this publication for internal or personal use, contact Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC) via their website at If you have questions about the copyright permission request process, please contact CCC by phone at (978) 750-8400. To obtain copyright permission to use excerpts from this publication in another published work, send your specific request in writing to Editor, Paper360°, 10429 Newberry Park Lane, Charlotte, NC 28277, USA. Send manuscripts to the Editorial Director at POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Michael Senecal, Paper360°, 5950 NW 1st Place, Gainesville, FL 32607, USA. Paper360º January/February 2010

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Paper360 - January/February 2010

Paper360 - January/February 2010
Over the Wire
Outlook: North America 2010
Confronting the Carbon Challenge
Improve Your Energy Efficiency
Feature: Paper Machine Clothing
Around the Industry
Association News
Improving Print Performance
Tracking Tension
Dateline: London
Index of Advertisers

Paper360 - January/February 2010