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PPRC Brings Concerns to Capitol Hill, Washington Decision Makers During Annual Fly-In
PPRC Brings Concerns to Capitol Hill, Washington Decision Makers During Annual Fly-In

As the saying goes, "If you're not at the table, you're probably on the menu." That's why we are here.

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Why We Need Millennials In Manufacturing Jobs Now
Why We Need Millennials In Manufacturing Jobs Now

The conventional wisdom seems to say that a traditional college education and an apartment in the city are the key ingredients for professional success in the modern economy. But that's not necessarily the case. Opportunity abounds in American manufacturing, especially outside the nation's biggest cities. America's young people should consider seizing it.

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Greenpeace: Your right to stand for forests is under attack -- again
Greenpeace: Your right to stand for forests is under attack -- again

"If it seems like we've been talking about lawsuits a lot lately, it's because we have."

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Renewal concerns every one of us
Renewal concerns every one of us

Over the past five years, Metsä Group's wood supply has developed from a purchaser of wood into Finland's best provider of forest services.

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Greenpeace: All Supermarkets Should Join Iceland In Going Plastic-Free
Greenpeace: All Supermarkets Should Join Iceland In Going Plastic-Free

Yesterday Iceland announced plans to eliminate all plastic packaging in their own brands by 2023. In its place, they will create packaging made of paper and pulp trays and paper bags that are fully recyclable through domestic waste collection or in-store recycling facilities. They will begin by launching new food ranges in the coming months that have paper instead of plastic trays.

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Newspaper editorial: Tariffs will make it more costly for us to deliver the news to you
Newspaper editorial: Tariffs will make it more costly for us to deliver the news to you

"We are stunned that a single U.S. mill in Longview, Washington, has been able to manipulate the trade laws to their gain, while potentially wreaking financial havoc on newspapers and other commercial publishers across the country," said the News Media Alliance, which represents more than 2,000 U.S. news organizations, in a statement Wednesday.

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AF&PA Targets Trade, Transportation, Paper-Options Safeguards and Regulatory Reform Among Top 2018 Advocacy Priorities
AF&PA Targets Trade, Transportation, Paper-Options Safeguards and Regulatory Reform Among Top 2018 Advocacy Priorities

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced its top 2018 advocacy priorities that include free and fair trade, transportation efficiencies, regulatory process reforms and government policies that respect market dynamics for paper-based products.

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Reading Preferences and Habits of U.S. Consumers
Reading Preferences and Habits of U.S. Consumers

The consumer survey, "Print and Paper in a Digital World," highlights interesting consumer trends on reading preferences and habits related to print vs digital.

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All I Want For Christmas Is Smarter Packaging
All I Want For Christmas Is Smarter Packaging

As companies strive to move their customers towards digital communication, we examine whether this business decision is the right one for the consumer.

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A Matter of Choice
A Matter of Choice

As companies strive to move their customers towards digital communication, we examine whether this business decision is the right one for the consumer.

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Flushing the Constitution
Flushing the Constitution

Washington D.C.'s city government is nationally known for its anti-business bias. A law enacted late last year and scheduled to take effect on New Year's Day 2018 shows why.

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Two Sides, Paperitalo Publications assisting AF&PA in raising awareness about misleading claims by Green America
Two Sides, Paperitalo Publications assisting AF&PA in raising awareness about misleading claims by Green America

We in the pulp and paper industry needs to have our voices heard, too.

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We Are American Manufacturing Jobs: My Story
We Are American Manufacturing Jobs: My Story

Every day, people around the U.S. and the world depend on our industry's products to help them communicate and inform; provide shelter and hygiene; package and deliver necessities; and capture life's memorable moments.

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The Australian Corrugated Box Market just got more interesting
The Australian Corrugated Box Market just got more interesting

For many years Australia has had substantially a duopoly of corrugated box suppliers, with Visy Industries (Pratt Group) and Amcor (now Orora) between them supplying more than 85% of the market. A bruising "box war" many years ago saw the demise of the Smorgon Group as Australia's third integrated corrugated box supplier. Visy consolidated its market leading position and now holds well over 50% market share and Orora more than 30%. This orderly state of affairs may be about to change.

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The Complexity of Workplace Conflict
The Complexity of Workplace Conflict

Early in my career I was told by an Engineer that the only real problems we would face in our careers were people problems. He went on to explain that solutions could be found for all other problems, but not always for those originating from personnel. As time progressed, I began to appreciate his wisdom more and more...

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Important steps leading to a successful start-up
Important steps leading to a successful start-up

A start-up can be extremely challenging, but upon completion, the accomplishment can become a milestone in the careers of those involved. And, the experience obtained from participation in a start-up is invaluable to those involved.

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When the unexpected becomes the expected!
When the unexpected becomes the expected!

So the Polls got it wrong again - the American people have spoken decisively, if unexpectedly, just as the people in the United Kingdom did at the Brexit vote. Mr. Trump has pledged to make the USA great again. Will he also make the US paper industry great again?

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The Investment Conundrum
The Investment Conundrum

There are only two options for direct investment in paper manufacture in Australasia. If an investor flipped a coin and chose one option the reward for the one would be very different from the other.

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