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Week of 29 September 14: Derailed | pulp, paper, mill, safety, Jim Thompson, Georgia, business, industry, industry, success, people,

When you run into vile behavior at work (or anywhere else), don't be intimidated. The person hurling invectives at you is most likely more afraid of something than you should be of them...

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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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Headlines

Smurfit Kappa to acquire Bates Container

Bates employs 320 people and a substantial element of its approximately 135,000 tonnes of containerboard requirement will be supplied by Smurfit Kappa Orange County's containerboard mill in Dallas

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UPDATE: Worker dies at Weyerhaeuser facility

Coroner says contractor died of sudden cardiac arrest

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Straight off the Press

What goes around, comes around

As you know, at the end of the day, it is what it is. I know, right? One headline, two sentences and five of the most overused clichés of our time. We're all guilty, too. I am. You are. They are.

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In the news

GLV to sell Pulp and Paper division to focus on water treatment

When the sale closes, GLV will change its name to Ovivo Inc.

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 Kruger Inc. to halt a paper machine at its Brompton mill indefinitely

Unfavorable market conditions, in particular the continuing drop in demand for newsprint, were cited as the reason for the decision

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The Light Green Machine Weekly | Light Green Machine Institute, LGMI, Jim Thompson, paper machine, light

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Nip Impressions to Go

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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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Thompson Private Letter

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