Research – Key to Enhancing the Competitiveness of Forest Products Industry in the 21st Century (1995)

Lectures given at the 1995 Marcus Wallenberg Prize Symposium held in Stockholm on November 9, 1995.

Introduction by the Chairman

Dr. Peter E. Wrist, Chairman of the Marcus Wallenberg Prize Selection Committee

Intelligent Manufacturing, Integrating People and Information

Dr. Richard L. Erickson, Vice President Manufacturing and Technology, Weyerhaeuser Company, Member of the Marcus Wallenberg Prize Selection Committee

Measurement Technology Research; a key to new fundamental knowledge

Mr. Thorulf Pettersson, co-recipient of the 1995 Marcus Wallenberg Prize, STFI, Stockholm, Sweden

On-line applications of new measurement techniques and technologies within the forest products industry

Dr. Gerdt Fladda, co-recipient of the 1995 Marcus Wallenberg Prize, BTG Källe Inventing AB, Säffle, Sweden

Spear head research within the forest products industry,

What is going on and where are further research efforts required?
Dr. Antti Arjas, President of the Finnish Pulp and Paper Research Institute

The role of research for industrial development and for the economy of the society. An international outlook

Dr. Peter Wallenberg, Chairman of the Board of the Marcus Wallenberg Foundation