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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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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: 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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SPOTLIGHT: Rosy Covarrubias

March 1, 2016

She has been with Buckman since 1997, joining the company as a Senior Development Specialist. 

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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: Marshelle Slayton

Surrounded by engineers growing up, Marshelle Slayton said she knew from the start that’s what she wanted for her career.

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SPOTLIGHT: Larry Anker

Olympic wrestling gold medalist Dan Gable once said, “Once you’ve wrestled, everything else in life is easy.”


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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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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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SPOTLIGHT: Paula Hajakian

June 1, 2016

Tapping into the many powerful resources TAPPI offers is really second nature to member Paula Hajakian.

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Sustainable Corrugated Investing $15 Million in North Georgia (3/01/2016)

Sustainable Corrugated announced this past month it will create 62 jobs and invest $15 million in a new corrugated sheets manufacturing facility in Dalton-Whitfield County, Ga., USA, in the northernmost region of the state bordering Chattanooga, Tenn.

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Rottneros Invests SEK 98 Million in Fossil-Free Energy (3/09/2016)

Rottneros (Sweden) reports that its board of directors has granted Rottneros Mill a SEK 98 million investment in a new energy and emission efficient biomass boiler.

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KapStone to Build New Corrugated Sheet Plant in California (9/09/2016)

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp., Northbrook, Ill., USA, this week announced it is making an investment in building a new state-of-the-art sheet plant in Ontario, Calif., as well as investing as a minority partner in a sheet feeder there.

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Resolute's Calhoun Tissue Operation on Track for Q1 2017 Startup (9/06/2016)

Resolute Forest Products Inc., Montreal, Que., Canada, today (Sept. 6, 2016) announced completion of commissioning of the first tissue converting line at its state-of-the-art tissue facility currently under construction in Calhoun, Tenn., USA. The remaining two lines will be commissioned by year-end. 

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Sustainable Packaging Market Set for CAGR of 7.2% by 2020 (3/01/2016)

According to a report released this past week by Report Buyer, Kent, U.K., the sustainable packaging market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.17% from 2015 and 2020.

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Summanen to Lead Fisher International’s European Business Development (3/08/2016)

Norwalk, Conn., USA, business intelligence consultants to the pulp and paper industry, has appointed Marko Summanen to lead its European business development.

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Announces Price Increase on Uncoated Products (3/03/2016)

Announces Price Increase on Uncoated Products (3 03 2016) Effective with all orders entered April 1, 2016, or after, Verso (Memphis, Tenn., USA) announced on Tuesday (March 1) it is increasing the transaction price of all uncoated grades

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Sofidel Acquires Tissue Brands, Converting Capacity in Hungary (3/01/2016)

Sofidel Group, Porcari, Italy, a producer of hygienic papers, especially known in Italy for its Regina brand, this past week announced it has acquired new customers and the Forest brand of tissue products from Forest Papir Kft in Hungary, including 30,000 metric tpy of converting capacity and a converting plant in Piszke, Hungary.

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Ten Toscotec Tissue Machines Now Running at Vinda’s Sanjiang Mill in China (9/06/2016)

Vinda Paper (China) Co., at its Sanjiang mill, Jiangmen, has started up two new Toscotec (Lucca, Italy) machines, TM 9 and TM 10. Both machines are AHEAD-2.0M, with a design speed of 1,800 m/min. TM 10 is the 21st machine supplied by Toscotec to Vinda.

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