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Free PIMA Webinar: Better Mill Decisions Through Detailed Grade Cost Analysis

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Today’s mills are competing in an exceptionally challenging marketplace that requires better visibility into the true costs generated at the paper machine. Actionable intelligence to make better decisions on a daily basis.To help with this, PIMA’s IT Committee is offering a free webinar on Detailed Grade Cost Analysis on Jan. 15, 2015, at noon EST hosted by Matthew Smith, president and CEO of 3C Software, Atlanta, Ga., USA. This webinar will demonstrate how papermakers can effectively utilize data from disparate systems to create an end-to-end cost analysis solution with the ability to analyze and predict costs, laying the foundation for lower costs and improved profitability.You will learn:
  • An overview of paper mill grade costing models
  • What data is required and where does it come from
  • How you can move from measuring results to planning for success and more.
Prior to taking the leadership post in 2003, Smith gained experience by working in different roles in the company including sales, software implementation, and project management. His expertise in cost accounting and profitability spans a wide range of process manufacturing industry verticals with years of experience working with pulp and paper companies.
Smith has been a featured speaker at a number of paper industry and technology conferences over the years. He is consistently recognized for his expertise in developing and implementing enterprise cost and profitability systems. An alumnus of West Georgia College,he infuses 3C Software with his own brand of passion and leadership and provides insight to his team of employees in the areas of enterprise cost management.
Participation is open to all TAPPI members and nonmembers at no charge. Please visit the PIMA IT Webinar website to register.
PIMA will offer a full program at TAPPI’s PaperCon Conference being held next year in Atlanta, Ga., April 19-22. For more information visit www.papercon.org.

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