Pulp Magic: Archive

Using Digital to Sell the Future of Paper
By Paper Checkoff Tags digital paper and packaging industry

I’ve written about how magic sometimes happens at the convergence of paper and digital and this funny French commercial is an excellent example.  Le Trefle, a toilet paper brand from the Italian paper manufacturing company Sofidel, produced this brilliant commercial to ...

I’ve written about how magic sometimes happens at the convergence of paper and digital and this funny French commercial is an excellent example.  Le Trefle, a toilet paper brand from the Italian paper manufacturing company Sofidel, produced this brilliant commercial to show that there are no digital alternatives to some types of paper. What’s interesting about …

I’ve written about how magic sometimes happens at the convergence of paper and digital and this funny French commercial is an excellent example.  Le Trefle, a toilet paper brand from the Italian paper manufacturing company Sofidel, produced this brilliant commercial to show that there are no digital alternatives to some types of paper. What’s interesting about …

Paperboard and Corrugated Working “Behind the Scenes . . . Below the ...
By Paper Checkoff Tags recyclable

My house is covered in paperboard! The interior looks like an industrial version of Christmas morning with everything from heavy cardboard on my first and second floors to the waffled containerboard swaddling the just delivered bathroom cabinet. After 38 years, ...

My house is covered in paperboard! The interior looks like an industrial version of Christmas morning with everything from heavy cardboard on my first and second floors to the waffled containerboard swaddling the just delivered bathroom cabinet. After 38 years, it was time to update the main bathroom and this became another occasion to notice …

My house is covered in paperboard! The interior looks like an industrial version of Christmas morning with everything from heavy cardboard on my first and second floors to the waffled containerboard swaddling the just delivered bathroom cabinet. After 38 years, it was time to update the main bathroom and this became another occasion to notice …

Just a “Scrap of Paper”
By Paper Checkoff Tags hand-written communication achievement

If anyone suggests to you that paper plays an inconsequential role in geopolitics, remind them that one hundred years ago in August the only thing stopping the world’s great powers from annihilating each other was a “scrap of paper.” The ...

If anyone suggests to you that paper plays an inconsequential role in geopolitics, remind them that one hundred years ago in August the only thing stopping the world’s great powers from annihilating each other was a “scrap of paper.” The Treaty of London signed on 1839 by Britain, France, Russia, the German Confederation (and others) …

If anyone suggests to you that paper plays an inconsequential role in geopolitics, remind them that one hundred years ago in August the only thing stopping the world’s great powers from annihilating each other was a “scrap of paper.” The Treaty of London signed on 1839 by Britain, France, Russia, the German Confederation (and others) …

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 …