Alejandro Mata, European Forest Products Economist, RISI
Industry profitability levels for the main graphic paper grades in Western Europe have been in decline ever since the financial crisis started to impact the markets during late 2008. This year will be no exception as profitability levels in Europe will (probably) reach their lowest point in modern paper-making history.
By Mark Rushton, Editor, Pulp & Paper International Magazine
There are challenges in being a supplier to an industry going through sea change, but there is also a clear sense of calm as the future voyage is plotted over these choppy seas - and possibly even a few big bright spots on the horizon.
Helene Casellas, Product Manager, Rosemount Flow, Emerson Process Management
Selecting and installing the right technology for effective flow measurement in mill processes reduces variability enabling improvements in plant performance and productivity. .