Pulp Magic: Archive

Glatfelter — Specializing In Just About Everything
By Paper Checkoff Tags environment books paper and packaging industry

“Enhancing Everyday Life” is simultaneously a humble and audacious aspiration.  It’s a claim that our industry can identify with.  Paper and packaging is both indispensable and largely invisible to the people who depend on it.  In fact, it’s so ubiquitous ...

“Enhancing Everyday Life” is simultaneously a humble and audacious aspiration.  It’s a claim that our industry can identify with.  Paper and packaging is both indispensable and largely invisible to the people who depend on it.  In fact, it’s so ubiquitous that most people don’t give it a second thought.  Yet paper enhances everyday life in …

“Enhancing Everyday Life” is simultaneously a humble and audacious aspiration.  It’s a claim that our industry can identify with.  Paper and packaging is both indispensable and largely invisible to the people who depend on it.  In fact, it’s so ubiquitous that most people don’t give it a second thought.  Yet paper enhances everyday life in …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …