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ASPI NEWS IN TOUCH
Two Leading Industry CEOs to Speak at ASPI Spring 2012 Meeting
the largest integrated manufacturer and marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America and the second largest in the world based on production capacity. They also manufacture paper grade fluff and specialty pulp. Williams has over 30 years of experience in both the consumer products and packaging industry. In 2010, he was named North American CEO of the Year as well as Global CEO of the Year by RISI. Domtar will be hosting the ASPI Fall 2012 Customer Alignment Meeting on September 10-12, 2012. Don’t miss this opportunity to have a better understanding of Domtar’s strategic objectives. Also on the program will be Tom Lawson, Vice President Operations for the Primary Materials Group of Sonoco Products Company, and industry fi nancial perspectives will be provided by Peter Frandina with Accenture and Stephen Atkinson with BMO Capital Markets. For more information about the ASPI event, including registration and the spouse/ guest program, visit www.aspinet.org.
James A. Rubright
John D. Williams
It is not too late to join your colleagues for the ASPI Spring 2012 Meeting, February 8-10, 2011 at the Naples Grande Hotel in beautiful Naples, Fla. Two of the industry’s most respected CEOs will be sharing their perspectives on their companies and how suppliers can contribute to their success. James A. Rubright is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RockTenn, one of North America’s leading manufacturers of containerboard, paperboard and corrugated and consumer packaging. In 2011, RockTenn acquired Smurfit-Stone
Container Corporation, the second largest producer of containerboard and corrugated packaging in North America, which tripled RockTenn’s size to approximately $10 billion in revenues and 26,000 employees in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Chile and Argentina. In 2008 and again in 2011, RISI named Rubright North American CEO of the Year. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet Jim Rubright and hear about the changes at RockTenn. John D. Williams is President and Chief Executive Officer of Domtar Corporation,
Domtar to Host ASPI Fall 2012 Customer Alignment Meeting
Mark your calendars to attend ASPI’s Fall 2012 Customer Alignment meeting, hosted by Domtar, September 10-12, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. ASPI’s Customer Alignment Meetings offer unique opportunities to hear from industry manufacturers on how the supplier community can help meet their strategic goals. With unsurpassed networking opportunities for supplier executives, this is one meeting you
don’t want to miss. Check www.aspinet.org for program updates.
Connecting Leaders, Advancing Suppliers
ASPI is unique as it is the only industry association that provides a forum for suppliers to network at the executive level, engage in customer forums, and advance industry issues. Membership is corporate, and company participation is typically at the CEO, president, or senior executive level. Guided by a rigorously reviewed antitrust policy, ASPI meetings and activities focus on advancing the overall competitiveness of the pulp and paper industry through improving supply chain efficiency and customer-supplier alignment. Join or renew for 2012 at: www.aspinet.org.
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 JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2012
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Paper360 - January/February 2012
Over the Wire . . . News Summary
Thinking Small Is Leading to Big Changes
Who’s in Control in the Packaging Industry?
The Problem of Paper Curl
Preventing Bacterial-Generated Gas Explosions
TAPPI JOURNAL summaries
Environmental Challenges for the Coming Decade
Paper360 - January/February 2012