TAII receives an assignment for construction monitoring and startup of a new linerboard machine in the midwestern US.
TAII receives an assignment as an engineering advisor on a new linerboard mill to be built in the US at an undisclosed location.
TAII receives an assignment as Independent Engineer for a new recycled linerboard mill to be built in the midwestern US.
TAII celebrates 25 years' service to the pulp and paper industry worldwide.
TAII management assistance at a confidential linerboard client continues into its seventh year.
TAII received an expert witness assignment in a paper materials investigation
TAII received an assignment to assist in construction supervision on a drive upgrade on a twenty year old paperboard machine.
TAII receives an assignment as an expert witness in an equipment failure dispute.
TAII client receives a favorable settlement in a major construction dispute. TAII work products significantly assist in this outcome.
TAII management assistance at a confidential linerboard client continues into its sixth year.
Independent Engineer responsibilities for Pratt at Valparaiso, Indiana continue into fourth year.
TAII proposes services for a confidential construction matter in a linerboard mill. The proposal is accepted in late summer.
TAII management assistance at a confidential linerboard mill client continues into fifth year.
Independent Engineer responsibilities for Pratt at Valparaiso, Indiana continue into third year.
TAII successfully wraps up the assignment at Greenpac, Niagara Falls, New York.
TAII accepts an assignment as Senior Advisor to a proposed containerboard machine rebuild.
TAII accepts the assignment as Banker's Engineer for the construction monitoring phase of a new linerboard mill.
Independent Engineer responsibilities for Greenpac Project, Niagara Falls, New York, continue into fifth year.
TAII renews for the fourth year in a management advisory role at a major US mill.
TAII enters the year with a new record backlog as it starts its 23rd year.
TAII selected as senior advisor for a waste water treatment plant installation at an exisiting paper mill.
TAII selected as Independent Engineer for a new recycled linerboard machine to be built by Pratt Industries in Valparaiso, Indiana, continuing a nearly twenty year record of high level involvement by TAII in nearly all project financed recycled linerboard mills constructed in the United States.
TAII renews for third year management advisory role at a major US mill.
Independent Engineer responsibilities for Greenpac Project, Niagara Falls, New York, continue into fourth year.
TAII re-examines budget of ongoing confidential project to ascertain affects of changing conditions.
TAII provides a complete review of an operating newsprint/linerboard mill in conjunction with management's completion of its strategic plan.
TAII provides a specialized listing of US companies with Key Performance Indicators in a tightly scheduled, high expectations environment.
Paperitalo Publications, a subsidiary of TAII, launches Pulp & Paper Radio International (www.pnpri.com) the first regular podcast and live radio show in the history of the pulp and paper industry.
TAII engaged to provide consultation on designing and building production facilities using the Light Green Machine Institute concepts
TAII is engaged for the first Light Green Machine Institute Mill Audit.
TAII enters 2012 with largest backlog in its history.
12 Dec 11
TAII retained for M&A and mill rebuild consultation.
9 Sept 11
TAII values two corrugators and sheet plants for an acquisition.
7 Jul 11
TAII completes a market review of the South American Market Pulp Industry for a private client.
27 Jun 11
TAII completes annual budget review as banker's engineer on a long term linerboard milll project.
27 Jun 11
Greenpac Mill, Niagara Falls, New York, for which TAII is serving as banker's engineer for lenders is publicly announced.
21 Jan 11
TAII selected to manage the rebuild of a coal fired boiler at a tissue mill with the expectation of meeting upcoming boiler MACT conditions.
1 Jan 11
TAII engaged to provide management advisory services for a linerboard mill on a long term basis.
1 Nov 10
TAII values corrugated box plants for an acquirer.
1 Oct 10
TAII engaged by large international financial institution to provide due diligence and construction monitoring services for new linerboard mill.
15 Sept 10
TAII evaluates construction management firm for third party.
20 May 10
TAII provides end of fiscal year assessment of operations and finances of linerboard operation.
3 Jan 10
TAII asked to provide final project completion report for a gasifier project. This document related to covenants with lenders.
15 Aug 09
TAII renews contract to assist a major chemical supplier in their efforts to further penetrate the pulp and paper industry.
15 May 09
TAII engage to assist in the marketing of timber and recreational land in the US.
13 Jan 09
A major North American linerboard producer asks TAII to opine on a pricing contract among closely held subsidiaries.
15 Nov 08
Deloitte engages TAII to assist in a specific paper mill tax issue.
15 Oct 08
The US Chemical Saftey Board engages TAII to study the circumstances involving fatalities in an accident in a US mill.
15 Aug 08
TAII engaged on a retainer basis to assist a major chemical supplier in their efforts to further penetrate the pulp and paper industry.
20 Dec 07
TAII awarded a long term contract to monitor a linerboard project at the request of a lender. This project later awarded Project Finance Magazine's "Industrial Project of the Year 2008."
26 Nov 07
TAII awarded 2nd year continuance of a contract to provide public relations services for a major pulp and paper school.
31 Aug 07
TAII engaged to provide full feasibility study for new linerboard mill in Shreveport, LA.
1 Jul 07
Due to market requests, TAII launches a new subscription only newsletter, "The Thompson Private Letter" to fill a niche in pulp and paper industry news. This is in addition to TAII's two widely popular free newsletters (supported by advertising): Nip Impressions(r) and PaperMoney(r).
30 May 07
TAII engaged by a leading investment bank to discern probable actions of a large publicly traded forests products company's future plans concerning divestitures.
15 Feb 07
Awarded advanced work providing an enhanced estimate for a new linerboard/medium paperboard mill.
22 January 2007
TAII is engaged by a New York Investment firm to provide long term consulting in various grades of paper and paperboard.
21 December 2006
TAII receives an engagement to do a preliminary estimate for a new linerboard/medium paperboard mill. Work must be complete by the end of December. Assignment was successfully completed on time.
3 November 2006
TAII has been engaged by a lender specializing in distressed properties to review the appropriateness of further investment in two related specialty paper mills.
30 August 2006
TAII completed due diligence for a private equity investor considering participation in an auction concerning a bankrupt specialty paper mill.
29 Jun 2006
A private equity fund has engaged TAII to value an operating industrial manufacturing facility.
22 May 2006
A prestigious research center has engaged TAII to provide outreach to current and prospective members for the next twelve months.
1 May 2006
A private investment firm recently asked us to provide full valuation services on a paper industry asset they are contemplating purchasing.
27 Mar 2006
A private investor recently engaged TAII to review their situation in a pulp and paper facility. The project scope includes financial, physical and marketing reviews to determine the viability of the facility going forward.
3 Feb 2006
TAII was recently awarded general project management responsibility for a confidential biofuels boiler and turbine generator project. If preliminary studies verify the project, TAII will continue with full mangement responsibility for the entire project through startup.
20 Jan 2006
TAII was recently asked for opinions by two hedge funds holding bonds in Canadian pulp and paper companies. These opinions were part of the overall process the funds were executing to determine their future positions in the bonds.
19 Dec 2005
TAII recently completed three assignments with bond funds holding significant positions in pulp and paper company bonds. These assignments were to aid these funds in assessing the rebalancing of their portfolios for the first quarter of 2006.
1 Dec 2005
TAII was today awarded a complete valuation project for a stand alone paperboard mill. This valuation will be used by the client in financial discussions in 1Q06.
30 Nov 2005
TAII recently consulted with a new client, a financial institution, interested in the dynamics of the current lumber dispute between the US and Canada and the world wide pulp markets.
28 Nov 2005
In light of the recent private equity activity in the pulp and paper industry, a long standing client has asked TAII to review valuations of certain assets in their portfolio. TAII has been the long term valuation provider for these assets for many years.
17 Nov 2005
TAII has completed a consulting assignment with a very large investment bank in London reviewing the strengths and weaknesses of three European based paper companies.
7 Sept 2005
TAII has been awarded an assignment to value a specialized intangible asset in the pulp and paper industry. This is the third such assignment from the same client in three years.
15 Aug 2005
TAII recently received an assignment to review the process and financial conditions in a fine paper mill with the objective of reducing costs. This is a typical assignment for us, combining our knowledge of various factors in the papermaking operation, both "within the fence" and with external conditions.
1 May 2005
A long time client has asked TAII to value three financial institutions for planning purposes contributing to a long term objective of awarding senior executives.
1 Mar 2005
TAII has been asked to evaluate the on-going viability of a pulp and paper mill and the specific grades in which it markets its products in order to aid a third party services/products provider as they consider engaging in a long term relationship with this mill site.
1 Mar 2005
TAII has been awarded a contract to assist a major printer in the procurement of 100,000 tons per year of specific paper grades.
1 Feb 2005
TAII was recently awarded a long term contract to aid in market development and publicity exposure for a technical services provider to the pulp and paper industry.
15 Jan 2005
TAII has been selected to prepare a white paper on a new instrument being marketed by a major international manufacturer.
1 Dec 2004
TAII will, under the terms of a newly awarded contract, advise in the procurement of 100,000 tons per year of market pulp for a major non-integrated mill.
20 Nov 2004
TAII's engagement was extended in an on-going tax exempt solid waste defense case which originated in 2001 involving two facilities. TAII was instrumental in the successful defense of solid waste tax exempt status at one of the facilities and it is expected that TAII's client will prevail in the second one as well.
15 Nov 2004
TAII's expert witness work was instrumental in a favorable award to the defendent in a very large valuation lawsuit.
1 Aug 2004
TAII will provide specialized solid waste tax exempt evaluation services to the refinancing of an operating facility manufacturing a specialized product from solid waste.