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Week of 22 September 14: Be all that you can be | pulp, paper, mill, safety, Jim Thompson, Georgia, business, industry, industry, success, people,

Now, I will admit that everyone is not cut out to "be all that you can be." In the next breath, I'll express my belief that more are cut out to do this than actually do it, however. And I think we should promote this goal more than we do...

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A random walk with Gene

Ads and Yearbooks

The leader of this publication, Jim Thompson, recently wrote about a shaving product he enjoyed buying. This week at school the journalism class is being taught how to ask for ads for the yearbook as a fundraiser. Not connected? In a way they are and the connecting words are "customer service."

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Pratt opens new facility in Ohio

Pratt built the 350,000 sq.-ft. facility next to its existing box plant

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Explosion at mill injures one, causes $500,000 in damage

Expera released a statement that said an automatic isolation valve malfunction at its Kaukauna mill allowed hot gas to connect with coal dust which caused the blast

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Straight off the Press

The North Platte Canteen

Seventy-three years ago, North Platte was the home of the North Platte Canteen, located at the Union Pacific Railroad station. The history of the canteen can be traced to Dec. 17, 1941 – just 10 days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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In the news

Glatfelter announces agreement to acquire electrical papers producer

The proposed transaction is expected to close by early October

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International Paper appoints CEO

The company also announced the retirement of John V. Faraci, who has served as CEO and chairman of the board of directors since November 2003

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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

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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Sustainability reports

It is now standard practice for paper companies and industry associations to publish annual or biannual sustainability reports, often known as "environmental" reports in the past. When we consider the history of sustainability reporting in the industry, I think we can conclude that it a necessary business expense, and that it is worth some effort to write the reports well.

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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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