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Week of 27 October 14: Messes Part Two--fixing your own mess | pulp, paper, mill, safety, Jim Thompson, Georgia, business, industry, industry, success, people,

Last week we talked about inheriting messes. This week we will talk about fixing one you created. This is tougher...

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What a mess

Readers weigh in on last week's column, "Inheriting a mess."

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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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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

Expera Specialty Solutions announces Kaukauna, Wisconsin headquarters

The company, formed in 2013 with the merger of the Thilmany Papers and Wausau Papers, has been conducting its corporate activities at temporary offices throughout the state. Expera has about 1,800 employees at plants in Kaukauna, De Pere, Mosinee, Rhinelander and Wausau.

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In the news

Stora Enso investing 27 million Euros at its Imatra Mills in Finland

Stora Enso announced that it will invest Euro 27 million to improve the quality and cost-competitiveness and to increase the capacity of the consumer board machine 5 by 20,000 metric tons at its Imatra Mills in Finland

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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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Light Green Machine Institute

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

Ideas you can use now.

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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

Sustainability reports

Wood-based fibers have a number of advantages over cotton- and petroleum-based materials in terms of cost, protection of agricultural land and sustainability. Despite this, an environmental advocacy group called "Canopy" has recently started a campaign to question the expansion of wood-based textile production.

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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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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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