Vol. 59, No.3 CONTENTS

Process Control and Automation

   General Review of28th Pulp and Paper Process Control Symposium
                                                       Process Control and Automation Committee, JAPAN TAPP…(2)

  The Latest Elevator Control Technologies                                                            Shiro Hikita…(16)

  The Basics, the Application and Great Possibilities of IC Tags
                                                                                                                                 Hiroshi Ohtsuka…(22)

  The Reduction Strategies of Construction Term and Cost in DCS Renewal
                                                                                                                              Yasuo Kobayashi…(30)

  DCS Renewal at Kishu Mil                                                                                 Yuji Yamanaka…(36)

  A New Enhanced System for Plant Maintenance Program                     Susumu Ohsawa…(41)

  The Report on Process Control and Equipment Life
                                                   Process Control and Automation Committee, JAPAN TAPPI…(49)

Topics & Information

  Optimizing The Pulping Process by Using a New On—Line Analyser and Experiences
   from Pulp Mills
                                                                                       Jörgen Lindström and Hakan Karlsson…(66)

  Totally Integrated Automation System for Paper Making Plant                  Nobuyuki Yokoo…(72)

  B/M System7SP —Introduction of Lifecycle Solutions for B/M System—
                                                                                          Akira Takikawa and Minoru Yoshifusa…(78)

  New Developed Porosity Sensor to be Applied to The Coating Technology
                                                                                                                                   Reijiro Nakano…(83)

  Hardness Measuring Instrument for Paper Roll“RPQ”
  —Hardness Profile Appears Immediately with Continuous Measuring—
                                                                                                                            Mitsuhiko Matsuda…(89)

  A Report on the2nd International Symposium on Technologies of Pulping, Papermaking and
  Biotechnology on Fiber Plants
                                                                                    Gyosuke Meshitsuka and Takuya Kitaoka…(95)

Technical Report

  Retention Control System in a Paper Machine Accompanied by the Decoupling Controller
   Yoshitatsu Mori, Naoki Imai, Yoshinobu Hara, Michiaki Nishimura and Shirou Hirano…(104)

  Pulp and Paper Mills in Japan (44)

  —Kantoh Mill(Ichikawa Division),Hokuetsu Paper Mills, Ltd.—
                                                                                                            Hokuetsu Paper Mills, Ltd.…(113)

  Committee report                                                                                                                            …(03)

  Coffee break                                                                                                                                   …(103)

  Papyrus                                                                                                                                           …(119)

  Industry News(Domestic and International)                                                                            …(122)

  List of Titles in Foreign Journals Received by JAPAN TAPPI                                               …(134)

  List of Patents issued and Laid?open Publication                                                                …(137)

  Price list of Domestic Logs and Wood Chips by District                                                       …(149)

  Wholesale Price list of Papers at Tokyo Trade Center                                                          …(150)

  Other Monthly Statistics                                                                                                                …(152)

News from the Association                                                                                                           …(154)