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Meeting Minutes - January 2012

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Speakers: Jerry Vuoso, PE, Sr. Property Protection Engineer, International Paper

Topic: Paper Making and Fire Risk and Protection

Location: Benjamin Hooks Central Library 3030 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN 38111

Meeting Called to Order: 3:05 PM

Meeting Adjourned: 4:45 PM

Jerry Vuoso provided an overview of the fire risks associated with the production of paper and paper products primarily in the major mill setting. In his presentation he provided a summary of the production processes and equipment in the major areas of a paper mill including the woodyard, pulp mill, power and recovery area, paper mill and finishing and shipping areas. Within each area he provided a review of the specific fire risks and associated fire prevention and protection procedures and systems along with some fire protection system design information.

If there are any question regarding his presentation he can be reached at:

Jerry Vuoso
International Paper
6400 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN 38197
Office – (901) 419-3983
E-mail – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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