April 30 - May 4, 2022 | Charlotte, NC USA

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Focused on on-going and emerging topics of interest within the industry, the Tissue program attracts tissue professionals from all areas within manufacturing, converting and supply.

Tissue VIRTUAL Technical Program

Visit our website often for program updates as the program is subject to change.


Tuesday, May 4
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
T1: Fire Prevention & Sustainability
          Session Chair: Suzanne Blanchet, S.L.B. Inc.  
            T1.1 An Introduction to Combustible Dust Hazards (Part I) Jason Reason, Airdusco
            T1.2 Firefly - World Leading Provider of Spark Detection & Quick Suppression Systems Mats Kihlström, Firefly AB
 1:00PM - 3:00PM ET  
T2: Softness/Creping
          Session Chair: Tim Patterson  
            T2.1 Enzyme Blends as a Softness Tool for Tissue Mills  Bud Chase, EDT
            T2.2 Creping Blade Wear Modelling  James Litchwark, BTG


Wednesday, May 5
10:00AM - 12:00PM ET
            T3: Making Electronics Work in a Digital Age
    Session Chair: Dave Zerr, Paper Professional  
      T3.1 A Review of the Implementation, Practical Application, and Observed Benefits of Adaptive Predictions in Tissue Manufacturing Jesse Stephens, St Croix Tissue, Inc.; Matt Callicott, Solenis LLC
      T3.2 Immediate Workflow and Process Efficiencies Driven by Tissue Quality Management Pete Angle, ISRA VISION
1:00PM - 3:00PM ET
            T4: Sustainability

                  Sponsored by Kuraray

    Session Chair: Jeff Peters, BTG  
      T4.1 Pulp & Paper Industry 2021 Sustainability Priorities and Progress Kassy Brock, Aggreko
      T4.2 This is a Great Time for a Kaizen Event on Tissue Waste David Barnard, Industrial Shredders Ltd.