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PIMA honors industry leaders at 2004 leadership conference.

Each year PIMA recognizes leaders in the Pulp and Paper industry at the PIMA Conference. This year PIMA announced the Award winners, as well as the 7 new members of the Leadership Council, at their Annual Conference. The awards cover all areas of the industry. All winners are members of PIMA, with the exception of the Brookshire Moore Superintendent of the Year, Mill Manager of the Year, and Executive of the Year, in which winners do not have to be members.

Awards are given to individuals based on their contributions to the Pulp and Paper industry. PIMA members and Divisions are asked to nominate qualified individuals in the months prior to their Conference.

PIMA would like to congratulate the following 2004 Award Winners and the 2004 Leadership Council Inductees:


Thomas O'Connor


Mohawk Paper Mills, Inc.

Ray H. Cross Community Service Award

Rick Colvin


Rio Doce Ltd.

Thomas F. Sheerin, Sr. Award

Rick Hess

Technical Assistant-Papermill


Delano L. "Del" Boutin Division Service Award

Kristy L. Schmidt



Student of the Year

Gail Petersen



Kenneth H. Phillips Specialist Group Award

James McGinnity

President & COO

Fox River Fiber Company

Executive of the Year

Jack Carter

Mill Manager

SP Newsprint

Mill Manager of the Year

Ronnie Cosper

Paper Mill Superintendent

Smurfit Stone

Superintendent of the Year


Warren L. "Buddy" Allen

Robert H. Buckman

Raymond J. Heuchling

Malcolm M. Kitchens

John A. Luke

Francis L. "Frank" McKone

John F. "Jack" O'Brien


Leadership Training: Your PIMA membership offers you opportunities to enhance and improve your leadership skills in many different ways. PIMA's mission is to deliver value by creating forums that address current issues and develop management and leadership skills in a way that is both customer focused and driven.

Benchmarking: Top decision makers in the industry are PIMA members. You have the opportunity to work together with them to set standards in the industry.

Conferences: Your membership gives you lower rates at the PIMA 2004 Joint Leadership Conference June 27-30, where quality programming, benchmarking, and networking is available, in addition to division conferences across the nation.

Divisions: Your PIMA membership lets you take advantage of quality programming and networking close to home Divisions are a great way to learn and network with other influential industry members locally.

PIMA Membership Directory and Online Buyers Guide: Only PIMA members have access to the searchable, continuously updated membership directory on The Buyers Guide is an indispensable reference tool on prospective suppliers, searchable by product and company name. Coming soon! The newly enhanced 2004 PIMA Buyers Guide will be available in print.

Up-to-date Industry Information: Improve your industry knowledge and leadership skills with PIMA Post, a quarterly newsletter with current industry and association information.

Specialist Groups: Your PIMA membership lets you become involved in areas more specific to your industry segment's needs.

Recognition: PIMA offers opportunities for awards at both the national and divisional levels. Many awards are only open to PIMA members. The PIMA Web site is a source for up-to date information on industry and association news. It is easily navigated and supports industry related links.

Discounts: The discounts you receive as a PIMA member can actually surpass the cost of your membership dues!

* PIMA Online Training

* PIMA Conferences

* TAPPI member rate at TAPPI sponsored events

* American Management Association (AMA) associate member discounts
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Date:Jul 1, 2004
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