MFPC newsletter July 2018
- Mary Anne Hansan, president of the Paper and Packaging Board(P&PB), will tell us about the unified paper industry’s effort to slow the decline in paper consumption and increase the use of paper-based packaging through its “How Life Unfolds” campaign. Since 2015, about $20 million annually has been spent to reach a target audience of 38 million Americans. Hansan will share P&BB’s latest consumer research, including messages that resonate with consumers, and the campaign’s overall progress.
- Marco L’Italien, vice president of International Grand Investment Corp., will fill us in on what’s been happening at the Woodland Mill since its purchase by IGIC in 2010 and the launch into tissue production to complement our pulp manufacturing.
- Steve Schley, Pingree Associates, will report on the progress of the Forest Opportunity Roadmap (FOR/Maine).
- Charlotte Mace, Biobased Maine, will give us an update on promising companies that have been identified as part of the Maine Technology Institute process.
- We’ve invited all four gubernatorial candidate forum to share their perspectives on Maine’s forest products industry and answer your questions.
And of course you won’t want to miss Happy Hour, the Silent Auction/Live auction with auctioneer Jim Robbins or the banquet and awards ceremony. Sign up today. Make reservations at Sebasco Harbor Resort at 1-207-389-1161.
Yet Maine companies are required to implement Reasonably Achievable Control Technology (RACT) requirements for VOCs and NOx for existing sources everywhere in the state. Requirements also include new major sources and major modifications of NOx and/or VOCs to meet Lowest Achievable Emission Rate (LAER) requirements and obtain scarce and expensive offsets.
Winners! July 12th was great day to play golf. We had perfect weather, 116 golfers had a grand time at this year’s MFPC Tournament at Bangor Municipal. A special thank you goes out to all who helped with the tournament, Brian Flewelling from Key Bank, Peter Triandafillou from Huber and Carin Sychterz from Rudman and Winchell. We also would like to thank all of this years sponsors and those who contributed to the raffle. Click here to see this years sponsors.
GROSS: 1st – John Cole, Josh Philbrook, Toby Pineo, Alan Orcott; 2nd – Jason Clifford, Scott Gardner, Randy Bishop, Kevin Lee, and 3rd – Jeff Teunisen, Rich Smith, Matt Shannon, Mike Lane.
Closest to the pin: Irving Forest Products; Longest Drive: Jason Clifford (men), Jen Barnes (women).
Alice dreamed of a tiny house: She called it a “She Shed” where she could hang out with her friends — through her long and difficult treatment for brain cancer. Donors and a hard-working crew from Maine’s Sustainable Forest Initiative (SFI) built Alice’s tiny house from her own plans and on June 25, 2018, Make-A-Wish Maine surprised the Newcastle 14-year-old with her custom-made “she shed.”