Impact of technological change and automation in the pulp and paper industry

by Edgar Weinberg

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington

Written in English
Published: Pages: 92 Downloads: 960
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  • Paper industry -- Automation.,
  • Labor productivity -- United States.,
  • Paper industry workers -- United States.
  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Edgar Weinberg.
    SeriesBulletin / United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics -- no. 1347, Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics -- no. 1347.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8051 .A62 no.1347
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 92 p.
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22938451M
    LC Control Number63000007

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weinberg, Edgar. Impact of technological change and automation in the pulp and paper industry. Washington, U.S. Dept. of. IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE AND AUTOMATION IN THE PULP AND PAPER INDUSTRY Bulletin No. October UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR W.

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