Researchers at the University of Rochester have discovered a laser etching pattern that can be applied to metal surfaces which prevents water from wetting the surface. Read this week's LGMI Weekly.See More
Later this year, we will be holding the 6th Annual Light Green Machine Institute Conference. It will be at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, starting the evening of 20 Oct 2015. Please put it on your calendar. However, what we need from you right now is your thoughts about this conference, either as a presenter or attendee. We'll tell you how to provide that input just a bit further down this column. Second, and this is a far out idea, the kind you have come to expect from the…See More
The last day of the year provides an excellent opportunity to look back on the past year and offer a bit of a preview of the coming year. The Light Green Machine Institute had its best year ever. First we might mention a bit of Intellectual Property we picked up: "Light Green Machine" is now a registered trademark with the US Patent and Trademark Office. For more, click this link.See More
Right now, I would like your opinion and answer to a simple question: In your mind, in a pulp or paper mill, does mass equal security? Click this link to check out this week's LGMI Weekly and let us know what you think.See More
I mentioned last week that there were many things to think about coming out of the 5th Annual Light Green Machine Institute Conference. Dr. Steven Keller, of Miami University, in his talk on headboxes, came up with a thought that was a stunner for me.For more, click here.See More
Coming out of last week's LGMI Conference, my (Jim's) head is spinning. I thought we were approaching at least an asymptotic plateau to our our current efforts, but our speakers left me speechless. From stock prep to headbox to liquor loops and beyond, there are so many good ideas out there, it is hard to know where to start. For more, click here.See More
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