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CIPP/UQTR’s Patrice Mangin Named TAPPI Fellow for 2010


March 26, 2010
By Pulp & Paper Canada

Patrice J. Mangin, PhD, has been designated as one of nine TAPPI Fellows for 2010. Fellow is an honorary title…

Patrice J. Mangin, PhD, has been designated as one of nine TAPPI Fellows for 2010. Fellow is an honorary title bestowed upon individuals who have made extraordinary technical or service contributions to the industry and/or the association.
“Dr. Mangin has provided remarkable research and technical information for the paper making industry,” said Larry N. Montague, president and CEO of TAPPI. “He is a visionary leader, respected by his peers and an incredible contributor to the success of TAPPI nationally and internationally and to the science of the industry as a whole.”
He has spent the majority of his career in research, starting as a research assistant at the Université du Québec à Trois Rivières in Canada. He then served as a section head for FPInnovations-Paprican’s fine papers physics before moving to Stockholm, Sweden, as Stora-Enso Chair for the Royal Institute of Technology and Scientific Director of the Swedish Print Research Program. He was also chair of printing and graphic communications at the Université du Québec à Trois Rivières in Canada.
He founded and served as CEO of CTP International as well as holding positions as CEO at the Centre Technique du Papier and Chairman of the Board of TechPap in Grenoble, France. He created his own strategic consulting firm before building the $80-million Centre Intégré en Pâtes et Papiers/ Université du Québec à Trois Rivières in Quebec. He now serves as general director of CIPP and as professor of chemical engineering at UQTR.
With more than 130 published technical papers, Mangin is deeply immersed in research and development in the pulp and paper industry.
Additionally, he is actively involved on the board or scientific committee of numerous professional organizations. Mangin currently chairs the TAPPI Research Management Committee. He has co-chaired the TAPPI Paper Coating Fundamentals conference, and has held numerous positions, including three times as conference chairman, relative to the TAPPI/PAPTAC International Printing and Graphic Arts Conference.
Dr. Mangin and the other new TAPPI Fellows will be honored at the TAPPI Fellows luncheon, on May 2 in conjunction with the 2010 PaperCon meeting
TAPPI is an association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, and converting industries and publisher of Paper360° and TAPPI JOURNAL.

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