2013 Günther Wegele passes away on 25th November 2013 after a brief but severe illness. In 1963, after completing his studies in paper engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich, he began working in the German pulp and paper industry. After working for a few years in Germany he moved to France, where he was, among other things, very involved in research and development within the field of paper technology. In the years that followed, he was an advisory consultant to many paper mills all over Europe. Most recently, Guenther Wegele was the "Senior Advisor " at KLUG-CONSERVATION, the company he headed from 1984 to 2008.