Articles from previous issues
Pratt Industries started up their new PM 17 board machine in 2019 at Wapakoneta, Ohio. The start-up was a great success thanks to both extensive training and the unique opportunity to train their personnel on exactly the same type of OptiConcept M line at Pratt’s PM 16 machine in Valparaiso, Indiana.
A regular annual headbox service is the key to the old headbox’s good condition at the Navigator Paper Figueira PM1 in Portugal, which was started up in 1991. A long and trusted maintenance relationship ensures that every detail is taken care of systematically.
Red Leaf Pulp and Valmet have signed a long-term Teaming Agreement to exclusively collaborate and pursue commercialization of Red Leaf’s innovative ag-based pulping process in North America, employing Valmet’s fiberline and other value-added equipment.
In the era of rapid digitalization and emerging new technologies, one may think that they would be at the center of learning efforts. But no. Focus should instead be put on the leaders’ capacity for reflective leadership and on fostering empathy, humility and audacity.