Experts´ voice

Experts´ voice

A day in the life of Ilkka Poikolainen

Workplace: Metsä Group’s Äänekoski bioproduct mill, Finland; Position: Vice President of the bioproduct mill Metsä Group gave permission to the SPECTRUM editorial team in early October 2018 to share a DAY IN THE LIFE of Ilkka Poikolainen, Vice President of the bioproduct mill in Äänekoski.

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Market Trends: PULP TRENDS

“The good times are returning” according to Oliver Lansdell, Director, Hawkins Wright, provider of market intelligence and analytical services to the international pulp, paper, and biomass industries. And it seems the pulp industry, in particular, is enjoying something of a renaissance. There are various reasons for this optimism, including increasing demand for virgin fiber content in tissue and hygiene products, the exciting growth of renewable packaging, and strong demand in niche applications such as wood-based textile fibers and other new markets in the bioeconomy.

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The SPECTRUM ROUND TABLE: The fiber revolution

Is the industry ready to replace fossil-fuel-based products?

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A day in the life of Fredrik Rosén

RISE gave permission to the SPECTRUM editorial team to share a DAY IN THE LIFE of Fredrik Rosén in February 2018.

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Market Trends: MEGATRENDS

Megatrends are big, long-term changes that have a clear direction.

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Global Trends in DISSOLVING PULP

According to Rod Young, RISI’s Chief Economic Advisor, the turnaround of dissolving pulp supply and demand over the last decade has been nothing short of amazing

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A week in the life of George Reynolds, ANDRITZ

After starting out in the fiberglass industry in 1984, George Reynolds joined ANDRITZ North America in 2005 as an Account Manager specifically focusing on stock preparation and recycled fiber mill customers on the West Coast.

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The SPECTRUM ROUND TABLE

Getting to the heart of industry matters

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A week in the life of Berry Wiersum, SAPPI

Berry Wiersum is Chief Executive Officer of Sappi Europe. Wiersum, CEO since 2007, had some exciting insights to share.

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Managing risk in the pulp and paper industry

Interview with Jimmy Onstead, Staff Vice President and Principal Engineer Forest Products at specialist pulp and paper industry insurer, FM Global

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Everything here is big

Interview with Júlio César Rodrigues da Cunha, Fibria’s Director of Engineering and Projects, and Joel Starepravo, ANDRITZ Project Director

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