• Travels With Larry

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Riddle Me This!

01 Aug 2018

Riddle Me This! Riddle Me This! What do the year 1934, Audio Oscillators, a “Mickey Mouse” type company, a coin toss and $530 have in common with a very well-known 76 year old company that employs


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A Passion for TAPPI Local Sections

01 Aug 2018

How many times do you get to actually meet with two of the legends of TAPPI's Local Section community...


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What a whirlwind in September & October 2016 Volume 2

01 Aug 2018

What a whirlwind in September & October 2016 Volume 2 I have seen the Future My travels continued with an invitation to meet in and tour Miron Construction Co., Inc.’s corporate headquarters in


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The Year of the Dragon—the First in a Series of Stories About My Visit to China

05 Jul 2012

The Year of the Dragon—the First in a Series of Stories About My Visit to China Back in 1991, during my days with Republic Paperboard in Hutchinson, Kan., USA, a gentleman set up an appointment with


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Travels with Larry near the Windy City

01 Aug 2018

Travels with Larry near the Windy City The date of August 16th has a special meaning to me. This date happens to be the day, in different years, when the Sultan of Swat, Babe Ruth, and the King of


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A Small World

01 Aug 2018

A Small World On June 25, 2012, Scott Springmier, Eric Fletty, and I accepted a previous invitation from long-time TAPPI member and a young, Mike Ditka look-alike, Jim Niemiec, to visit NewPage in


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You Never Know

02 Aug 2018

You Never Know We had a wonderful CorrExpo2013 in the great city of Indianapolis, Ind., USA, last month. More than 900 of the corrugated industry’s best attended this gathering. I tried to speak to


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All About Axchem

16 Jul 2018

All About Axchem Booth 703 at PaperCon2016. Sounds less than exciting doesn’t it? Unless you happen to stop by to see what in the world TAPPI’s Newest Sustaining Member Company is all about. I am


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The Sometimes Unsung Leaders of TAPPI

01 Aug 2018

The Sometimes Unsung Leaders of TAPPI I have to be one of the most blessed people on the face of the earth. I get to go to work each day in an industry where I always wanted to work, at an


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To find something Special sometimes you have to look under every Rock

02 Aug 2018

To find something Special sometimes you have to look under every Rock My dad used to tell me that if you really want to find something special sometimes you have to look under every Rock. On June 22


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