Author Archives: PSI Chapter

Profiles in Paper: Roy Geigel

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Q & A Interview with ROY GEIGEL Q: When and how did you start working with the paper recycling industry? Q: When and how did you enter the paper industry? A: After spending four years in the U.S. Air Force, I began my paper career at Fort Howard Paper Co. (now Georgia-Pacific) in Green Bay, […]

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Profiles in Paper: Jim Keefe

Q & A Interview with JIM KEEFE Q: When and how did you start working with the paper recycling industry? A: I began at GIE Media in September 1991. The first project I worked on was the possible launch of a magazine to be called Paper Recycling Markets. GIE’s founder, Richard Foster, believed there was […]

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Letter From PSI Chapter President LEONARD ZEID

In these trying times, it’s reassuring to know that ISRI and its chapters—including your PSI Chapter—are working diligently to protect our interests. One current battle is getting recycling designated as an “essential industry” on the federal and state (and sometimes county) government levels, which would allow our facilities to continue operating through this COVID-19 crisis. […]

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PSI Elects New Officers, Approves Bylaws Changes

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The PSI Chapter elected new officers for the 2020–2022 term and approved changes to the PSI Bylaws at its winter meeting, held Feb. 20 in Nashville, Tenn. The PSI members at the Nashville meeting unanimously elected the following officers (identified left to right in photo), who will begin their terms after the ISRI annual convention in […]

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Uncertainty Defines Asian RCP Market Trends

Hannah Zhao, senior economist, recovered paper, for Fastmarkets RISI, examined global RCP trends, with a focus on Asia, at PSI’s Recovered Paper (RCP) & Containerboard Summit, held Feb. 20 in Nashville, Tenn China’s total RCP imports dropped almost 40%—or 6.6 million mt—in 2019, with its imports from North America alone declining 28%, she noted. By […]

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PSI Holds Jam-Packed Winter 2020 Meeting

The PSI Chapter’s Feb. 20 winter meeting in Nashville, Tenn., was chock-full of action, including the election of new officers for the 2020-2022 term, approval of changes to the PSI Bylaws, a dedication to outgoing PSI President Leonard Zeid, presentations by two paper market experts, and an evening networking dinner and party. The chapter’s newly elected […]

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Past President Interview: Marty Davis

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Q & A PSI Retrospective: Marty Davis Q: Are you still active in the paper recycling business? A: Yes, I’m working full-time, at 66, as president of Midland Davis Corp. I’m over half the age of the company, which is 128 years old. But I still enjoy the business, even after 45 years in it, […]

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Myles Cohen Receives NJPRA Lifetime Award

The New Jersey Paper Recycling Association recognized Myles Cohen, Executive Vice President of Marketing for Pratt Industries and former President of Pratt Recycling, with its Lifetime Achievement Award at a Dec. 6 ceremony in Carlstadt, N.J. The NJPRA board of directors praised Cohen for his significant support, dedication, and passion for the recycling industry throughout […]

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PSI Meeting to Feature Election, Speakers

PSI Meeting to Feature Speakers From Fastmarkets RISI, PSI Elections, and NASHVILLE PARTY The PSI Chapter will meet in Nashville, Tenn., in February to elect new officers for the 2020–2022 term and hear two industry experts comment on current market trends. PSI will hold its election meeting Feb. 20 at 3 p.m. in Room 206 of Music City […]

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PSI Chapter to Award $18,000 in Scholarships

That’s how much the PSI Chapter is awarding in its 2020 academic scholarship program! PSI will select nine deserving students to each receive a $2,000 scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year.     Do you know a graduating senior who could merit a PSI scholarship? If so, encourage him or her to apply NOW!  The scholarship requirements and […]

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