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Where Has Our Printing Paper Gone? What Is Happening on the Paper Market and How We Can Prepare for the Changes – With Bill Rojack

Episode Summary

Bill Rojack joins us in this episode to explain and discuss the current status of the printing paper market for books, the challenges all parties in the publishing supply chain are now facing, and how we could and why we should take the opportunity to restructure the relationship among the supply participants.

Episode Notes

**Who You will Hear**

Guest: Bill Rojack (Vice President, National Division at Midland Paper Company)

Co-host: Luna Tang (Cloud Service Delivery Manager at Klopotek)

Co-host: Dwayne Parris (Senior Consultant at Klopotek)

In this episode, Bill Rojack joins us to present his deep insights into printing paper and supply chain issues. We start the conversation with Bill sharing his personal experience in the publishing paper industry, then he outlines and analyzes the challenges faced in printing, manufacturing, and distribution. He goes on to explain how publishers, printers, paper mills, and transportation companies should explore and restructure the relationship among the supply participants. In the end, as a strong advocate of sustainability, Bill shares some interesting facts about printing paper, the environment, recycling, and gives valuable advice on printing paper selection.

We highly recommend this episode to those who are interested in but don't know much about paper, printing, and supply chain sectors, as Bill’s lively presentation will help you get a good understanding of these aspects in general.

For more information about paper industry news, commercial printing papers, packaging, and publication papers, you could reach out to Bill or visit the website of Midland Paper. In the meantime, we highly recommend to visit the following resources for more useful information on paper, the environment, and sustainability issues: Two Sides North AmericaCarbon Balanced Paper ProgramEnvironmental Paper Assessment Tool (EPAT)Book Manufacturers Institute (BMI)

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* The views, information, or opinions expressed in the program are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Klopotek and its employees. It is the goal of Klopotek Publishing Radio to support cultural diversity, the exchange of opinions, and to create an environment where the conversation of a global publishing industry can thrive.