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Dixie annual meeting offers many highlights.

The Dixie PIMA Division held its annual meeting, Engaging Leaders for Tomorrow: Safety, People, Profits, Oct. 5-8 at the Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Highlights from the meeting included presentations on:

* Industry Overview/Keynote by Ralph Feck, vice president of Operations at Georgia-Pacific Ricon Mill and immediate past president of PIMA

* People Development and Retention by Katherine Buckman Gibson, vice chairman of Buckman Laboratories and first affiliate vice chair of PIMA

* Industry Update by Peter Ruschmeier, senior vice president of Lehman Brothers

These and many more presentations are available at www.pimaweb.org.

Along with several educational sessions, many companies sponsored technical showcases that allowed supplier companies to present case studies and new products to attendees.

More than $6,000 in scholarships were given out to children of the following members:

* Phil Poole, Packaging Corp of America

* Don Wesson, Potlatch Corp.

* Jeff Scott, Rayonier

* Ellis Benson, Imerys

* Gerald Forrester

* Ronnie Brown

* Don Stewart, AstenJohnson

* Mark Nichols, Buckman Laboratories

The Dixie Sales Society would like to thank the following sponsors and showcase presenters:
PLATINUM: Buckman Laboratories*
GOLD: Albany International*
SILVER: AstenJohnson
 Bercen, Inc.
 Ciba Specialty Chemicals*
 Kemira Chemicals
 Voith Paper
BRONZE: Coldwater Group*
 J & L Fiber Services*
 Thiele Kaolin
INDIVIDUAL: Mac Beard
 Lynn Burch
 Bill Polhemus
 David Withers

* indicates technical showcase presenters.


Special thanks go to Doug Howell, International Paper and Mike Mosley, Buckman Labs, for their service as Division chairs this year and Mark Nichols, Buckman Labs, president of the Dixie Sales Society.
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Title Annotation:PIMA ASSOCIATION NEWS
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Date:Dec 1, 2005
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