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SPOTLIGHT: Jay Kaplan

September 1, 2012

As the Manager for Learning and Organizational Development for Corrugated Packaging, RockTenn’s (now WestRock) Jay Kaplan knows a thing or two about how to maximize leadership opportunities in box plants and paper mills.


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SPOTLIGHT: Andrew (Andy) Jones, Ph.D.

Andrew "Andy" Jones, Ph.D. has been a TAPPI member since 1986 and during that time has used the technical information acquired and the contacts he's made to help augment a very successful career.

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Southeastern/KILNCON 2016 Meeting

KILNCON 2016” June 9-11, 2016 in Destin, FL, presented by Gulf Coast TAPPI and Southeastern TAPPI local sections

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SPOTLIGHT: Gopal Goyal

February 1, 2013

TAPPI member Gopal Goyal has spent more than two decades researching, developing and implementing new pulp and paper technologies that have advanced industry science, including in the leading edge fields of nanotechnology and biorefinery.


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Gulf Coast TAPPI/KILNCON Meeting

KILNCON 2016” June 9-11, 2016 in Destin, FL, presented by Gulf Coast TAPPI and Southeastern TAPPI local sections.


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Chicago TAPPI Scholarships

Chicago TAPPI $4,000 Scholarship for two deserving students

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SPOTLIGHT: Kerry Figiel

February 1, 2011

As a Senior Staff Engineer with International Paper (IP), TAPPI member Kerry Figiel operates as a Corporate Champion for Quality Control Systems.

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SPOTLIGHT: Greg Bunker

March 1, 2016

A 20-plus year veteran with Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, Greg Bunker turned to TAPPI membership nearly 10 years ago. Why? His immediate answer is simple: networking.

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PaperWorks to Close 200-Year-Old Philadelphia Mill (3/27/2017)

Facility in Manayunk, Pa., is one of the oldest operating paper mills in the U.S.

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Cascades Recovery+—the Sum of Added Value (11/08/2016)

Cascades, Kingsey Falls, Que., Canada, this week announced  that, effective Jan. 1, 2017,  the name of the new business unit within Cascades Specialty Products Group resulting from the merger of Cascades Recovery and the fiber sector of Corporate Buying Group (GAC) will be Cascades Recovery+. In December 2015, Cascades announced the purchase of all Cascades Recovery shares, making it the sole owner of the company that was founded by the Metauro brothers under the name Metro Waste and that has been a partner in Cascades’ success for more than 20 years.


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U.S. Business Optimism Leaps in Q3 to Near-Record Levels (11/11/2015)

Optimism for the nation’s economic outlook among U.S. business leaders rose 20 percentage points in third quarter 2015 to a net balance of 74%, marking only the second time since 2004 it has eclipsed net 70%, according to data from

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USGBC Pathway Encourages Environmentally Responsible Forest Management in LEED (4/05/2016)

The range of legal and responsible forest products available for a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credit has grown in a positive direction.

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Solenis to Acquire Assets of Nuplex P&P in Australia, New Zealand (4/26/2016)

Solenis, Wilmington, Del., USA, this week announced that Solenis Australia Pty Ltd. has signed an agreement to acquire substantially all of the business assets of Nuplex Pulp & Paper from Nuplex Industries Ltd.

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New INDA Report Benchmarks South American Nonwovens (11/01/2016)

INDA, the Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry, has published the fourth study of the South American region with the South American Nonwovens Industry Outlook, 2015 - 2020 for nonwoven producers and suppliers, converters, manufacturers, brand owners, analysts, and raw materials and machinery suppliers. 


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Twinsaver Group to Install New Toscotec Tissue Line at Kliprivier Mill (11/10/2016)

Twinsaver Group, a manufacturer of tissue products in South Africa, today (Nov. 8, 2016) announced that it will proceed with a R500 million investment in the country's local manufacturing sector by investing in a new, state-of-the-art tissue production line at its Kliprivier operations site in Gauteng, South Africa. The line, supplied by Toscotec, Italy, will start up in the last quarter of 2017.
 


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Caraustar Raises Tubes and Cores, Headers, Protective Packaging Prices (3/16/2017)

Caraustar Industries Inc., Austell, Ga., USA, announced a price increase of 10% on its paper tube and core, header, and protective packaging product lines effective with shipments on April 10, 2017. The increase is in response to the additional increases of raw materials and other costs in 2017 to date, including recycled paperboard and adhesives.

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FEFCO Launches “Circular by Nature” Corrugated Packaging Campaign (3/28/2017)

This past week, FEFCO (European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers), Brussels, Belgium, participated in a high-level forum discussing the role of packaging in the Circular Economy.

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Lena Ek Becomes Chair of Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform (4/30/2016)

Lena Ek, chairperson of the board of Södra (Sweden) and former member of the European Parliament, has been named the new chair of the board of the Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP), the group announced this past week.

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