Pulp Magic: Archive

AUGUST 29, 2014
Graduating with Paper
By Paper Checkoff Tags achievement

You know how when you learn a new word or phrase and you suddenly begin to hear it used all over the place?  The same sort of sensation happened to me with paper.  Let me explain. This past June my ...

You know how when you learn a new word or phrase and you suddenly begin to hear it used all over the place?  The same sort of sensation happened to me with paper.  Let me explain. This past June my son, Matthew, graduated from high school.  It was an emotional experience for all of us …

You know how when you learn a new word or phrase and you suddenly begin to hear it used all over the place?  The same sort of sensation happened to me with paper.  Let me explain. This past June my son, Matthew, graduated from high school.  It was an emotional experience for all of us …

JULY 17, 2014
Gulf™ Oil’s Cardboard Lunar Model
By Paper Checkoff Tags 3D printing tactile

Forty-five years ago this month, millions of Americans watched and waited as the Apollo 11 astronauts approached the Moon for the first extraterrestrial landing. At the same time thousands of American kids struggled to complete an insanely difficult cardboard model ...

Forty-five years ago this month, millions of Americans watched and waited as the Apollo 11 astronauts approached the Moon for the first extraterrestrial landing. At the same time thousands of American kids struggled to complete an insanely difficult cardboard model of the Lunar Module (LM) distributed free at Gulf™ Oil gas stations across the country …

Forty-five years ago this month, millions of Americans watched and waited as the Apollo 11 astronauts approached the Moon for the first extraterrestrial landing. At the same time thousands of American kids struggled to complete an insanely difficult cardboard model of the Lunar Module (LM) distributed free at Gulf™ Oil gas stations across the country …

JULY 9, 2014
Paper Sets the Tone
By Paper Checkoff Tags hand-written communication

Following my visit to the 100-year-old RockTenn facility in West Point, Virginia, I made my way to the Northern Neck of Virginia and a tiny “tasting” restaurant for the Rappahannock Oyster Company called Merroir. The dining room, sitting on the ...

Following my visit to the 100-year-old RockTenn facility in West Point, Virginia, I made my way to the Northern Neck of Virginia and a tiny “tasting” restaurant for the Rappahannock Oyster Company called Merroir. The dining room, sitting on the banks of the Locklies Creek surrounded by white sand and marsh grass and cooled by …

Following my visit to the 100-year-old RockTenn facility in West Point, Virginia, I made my way to the Northern Neck of Virginia and a tiny “tasting” restaurant for the Rappahannock Oyster Company called Merroir. The dining room, sitting on the banks of the Locklies Creek surrounded by white sand and marsh grass and cooled by …

JULY 3, 2014
Everything Old Is New Again
By Paper Checkoff Tags imagination recyclable

Everything Old Is New Again The story of pulp and paper is largely the story of change and continuity . . . old ways and new processes . . . ancient tradition and radical innovation. That dichotomy was on full ...

Everything Old Is New Again The story of pulp and paper is largely the story of change and continuity . . . old ways and new processes . . . ancient tradition and radical innovation. That dichotomy was on full display earlier this month when I visited Steve Voorhees and Christopher Broome for a guided …

Everything Old Is New Again The story of pulp and paper is largely the story of change and continuity . . . old ways and new processes . . . ancient tradition and radical innovation. That dichotomy was on full display earlier this month when I visited Steve Voorhees and Christopher Broome for a guided …

JUNE 26, 2014
Paper + Electronic Media = Impact
By Paper Checkoff Tags imagination

A few weeks ago in London, a simple piece of paper stole the show at a soccer game between Peru and the home team England. Before an audience of thousands at Wembley Stadium, a paper airplane thrown from the nosebleed ...

A few weeks ago in London, a simple piece of paper stole the show at a soccer game between Peru and the home team England. Before an audience of thousands at Wembley Stadium, a paper airplane thrown from the nosebleed section glided majestically over the fans and gently collided with a Peruvian player on the …

A few weeks ago in London, a simple piece of paper stole the show at a soccer game between Peru and the home team England. Before an audience of thousands at Wembley Stadium, a paper airplane thrown from the nosebleed section glided majestically over the fans and gently collided with a Peruvian player on the …

JUNE 26, 2014
Welcome to Pulp Magic
By Paper Checkoff Tags imagination digital

The futurist, Arthur C. Clarke, once wrote, “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” By that definition I am privileged to work in the world’s first advanced technology — pulp, paper and paperboard— and the magic of it astounds ...

The futurist, Arthur C. Clarke, once wrote, “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” By that definition I am privileged to work in the world’s first advanced technology — pulp, paper and paperboard— and the magic of it astounds me. Perhaps it’s because we see these products so often in so many places that …

The futurist, Arthur C. Clarke, once wrote, “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” By that definition I am privileged to work in the world’s first advanced technology — pulp, paper and paperboard— and the magic of it astounds me. Perhaps it’s because we see these products so often in so many places that …