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Week of 20 October 14: Messes Part One--Inheriting a Mess | pulp, paper, mill, safety, Jim Thompson, Georgia, business, industry, industry, success, people,

This is a subject we covered over a decade ago in this column. But we have many newer readers and the rest of us likely have forgotten what I said on the subject. It is worth going over again, and there are some fresh ideas to discuss, as well...

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What do you think?

What can the industry do to assist in the Ebola crisis

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A random walk with Gene

Food for thought

Are we not facing moving and shifting economies which create centers of capitalism today where there were empty fields yesterday?

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Headlines

Liberty Diversified International acquires Harbor Packaging

Liberty Diversified International (LDI) announced that is has acquired San Diego-based Harbor Packaging Inc., a designer and manufacturer of corrugated packaging and Point of Purchase (POP) displays in Southern California and Mexico

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Potlatch inks purchase agreement for 201K acres of Alabama and Mississippi timberlands

Potlatch Corporation has signed a purchase agreement to acquire 201,000 acres of timberlands in Alabama and Mississippi from affiliates of Resource Management Service, LLC for $384 million

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Straight off the Press

You can't run with the hare and hunt with the hounds

Too many in the media want the luxury of being on all sides of every issue. And then they wonder why they have absolutely zero relevance.

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In the news

Kimberly-Clark to cut up to 1,300 workers

The company said the job cuts were part of a restructuring plan meant to reduce its costs and create greater efficiency. The cuts will amount to about 2 percent of the company's total work force of about 58,000 people world-wide

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Cascades, the Québec government and Rackam inaugurate a major solar park in Kingsey Falls

Cascades and Rackam started work on the ground-level facility in June, installing a powerful concentrated solar power (CSP) system with a surface area of 1490 m2 on a 4000 m2 lot, with the aim of reducing the consumption of natural gas used to produce the hot water required for operations at the industrial complex. The project is a first in the pulp and paper industry

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Consultant Connection

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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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Nip Impressions to Go

Download Audio File of the September 2014 Nip Impressions columns.

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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

The Future of Newsprint, Publication and Fine Paper Machines | pulp, paper, Robert Moore

Actually, the issue should be stated, "Will these paper machine designs as we know them today, survive in the future?" While some may later conclude this discussion borders on fiction or is based on conjecture, hopefully a few thought-provoking "truisms" will be recognized.

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Australia - the Lucky Country | pulp, paper, Dennis Shore, mill, Australia

Be it by luck or planning, the rivers of wood are again flowing as hardwood plantations in particular mature at a rapid rate and need to find a market.

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Roll Cover Evolution | pulp, paper, Robert Moore

In the not too distant past, roll covers were considered a commodity by many papermakers...

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Jim's and Steve's Book & Film Club

Steve Roush and Jim Thompson share their literary and arts experiences...

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Jim's upcoming travels

As I travel, I am always looking for someone to go to dinner with, share a barbeque sandwich lunch and so forth.

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Thompson Private Letter

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