Date of Award
Bachelor of Science
Pulp and Paper Technology
The purpose of this thesis is to indicate the reactions of the paper industry and its associated industries to metrication, standardization, and their effects on the industry. In this thesis a history of the metric system is given. The metric system, as it relates to the paper industry and its associated industries, is discussed. To get direct views on how the paper manufacturers, paper merchants, and printers felt about metrication and standardization a survey was made. From this survey, the questionnaires returned indicated that the majority of the paper manufacturers, paper merchants, and printers were mildly in favor of metrication and standardization and would be able to make the changeover in from five to ten years. The advantages of simplification under the metric system seemed to be great enough to overcome the problems of conversion.
Evaul, David H., "How the Paper Industry and Its Associated Industries View Metrication and Standardization" (1973). Paper Engineering Senior Theses. 138.