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Week of 21 April 14: The Most Valuable Attribute | pulp, paper, mill, safety, Jim Thompson, Georgia, business, industry, environment, energy, technology, industry, success, people

Given that you lead a legal, moral, ethical life (I’ll fire you on the spot if you do not), the most valuable attribute I see in employees in any setting is the ability to get things done.  And, yes, we can add all sorts of qualifiers to this—on time, on budget and so forth.  However, stripped to its bare essentials, the most coveted quality in the workplace is the ability to get things done...

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LGMI Vertical Concept

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A random walk with Gene

Hardware and software

One of the interesting facts about technology is that hardware is always ahead of the software behind it...

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Louisiana-Pacific and Ainsworth agree to extend outside date for completion of previously announced plan of arrangement

The extension comes as a result of continued discussions with each of the Canadian Competition Bureau and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice

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Cenveo expands operations in St. Louis

Expansion plans are expected to be completed this month

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Straight off the Press

What if no one worked?

That's what I asked my old pal Ratchethead Ledbottom the other day. In between sips of his lukewarm PBR, Ratchethead thought about the question for a moment, and then responded...

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International Paper acquires remaining shares of Orsa IP Embalagens in Brazil

With this transaction, International Paper will now be in complete charge of partner Jari Cellulose’s former corrugated packaging assets, comprising of three containerboard mills and four box plants

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International Forest Products Limited proposes name change

International Forest Products Limited will ask shareholders at its May 6 Annual General Meeting to vote on a proposal to change the company name to Interfor Corporation from International Forest Products Limited

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Light Green Machine Institute

The Light Green Machine Weekly | Light Green Machine Institute, LGMI, Jim Thompson, paper machine, light
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Energy & the Environment

Your contributions are welcome in this department, regardless of point of view.  A few criteria--if you send us a copyrighted piece, also provide a permission to publish statement from the owner.  We will not publish overtly political pieces or anonymous pieces.

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Perspectives from PaperMoney

Paperless?  NO, but less paper

As we all know, offices, and homes, are still far from paperless, but a “less-paper” revolution commenced about the turn of the century, at least for all kinds of printing paper, including newsprint. This seems likely to continue for the foreseeable future...

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Jim Thompson

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