Papermaking

April 22 - 26, 2023 | Atlanta, GA USA

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Papermaking (PM)

 


 

This track will help modern papermakers be successful in today’s world as we bring modern control and data analysis into traditional papermaking processes and equipment. Visit our website often for program updates.


 

Papermaking Technical Program

 

           
 
Monday, May 2, 2022
 
   
1:30pm - 3:00pm ET
PM1: Green Flag - Opening Panel Discussion (Water & Resource Conservations)
    Session Chair: John, Edwards, Domtar  
     

PM1.1

Process Water Management for Sustainable Papermaking

Ignacio De San Pio, RISE Innventia AB

     

 PM1.2

Troubleshooting Paper Machine Water Systems with a Portable Flowmeter

Jeff Fochs, CleanTech Partners, Inc.

     

PM1.3

Water & Resource Conservation Open Discussion

 John Neun, John A. Neun, LLC

           
3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
PM2: Warm Up Lap - Papermaker's Round Table
 
    Session Chair: John Neun, John A. Neun, LLC  
           
           
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
 
   
 8:00am - 10:00am ET
PM3-PC3-M5B: Mastering the Apex with Data Analytics (Papermakers, Process Control, & PIMA IT Joint Session)
 
    Session Chair: Mariana Sandin, Seeq Corporation & Shih-Chin Chen, Retired from ABB  
   

PM3-PC3-M5B.1

Understanding Path to 4-IR Success

Paul Treic, Braincube

   

PM3-PC3-M5B.2

Data Analytics: Advanced Analytics Capability for Assessing and Optimizing Multi-State Production Processes

Bob Rice, Control Station, Inc.

   

PM3-PC3-M5B.3

Paper Strength Optimization Utilizing Data Analytic Measurement and Control

Donald Stanley, ABB

   

PM3-PC3-M5B.4

Creating Efficiencies through Contextualizing Data: Conditional Based Analytics

Emilio Conde, Seeq Corporation

           
1:30pm - 3:00pm ET
PM4A:  More Horsepower - Drive Systems
 
   

Session Chair: Dale Midyette, Jacobs

 
     

PM4A.1

Review of TAPPI Constants in the Modernization of a Lineshaft Paper Machine 

Michael Kozlowski, ABB

     

PM4A.2

Precision Drive Train Alignment Critical to Rotating Equipment Efficiency

Robert Bustin, OASIS Alignment Services

     

 PM4A.3

Improving Bearing Reliability in Highly Loaded Paper Machine Rolls

Pekka Korpelainen, SKF

           
1:30pm - 3:00pm ET  
PM4B:  Right Fuel Fiber
 
    Session Chair: Dave Burton, AstenJohnson  
     

PMB4.1

Controlling Crill, Coarseness and Freeness off Refiners Leads to Improved Strength  

David Zerr, Pulmac Systems International

     

PMB4.2

Minimizing Energy Consumption in LC Refining

Luis Gonzalez, Valmet

     

PMB4.3

New Pulping Technology Handles High Trash Load Waste Paper Grades

Neale Fetterly, Kadant

           
 3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
PM5A: Dryers
 
    Session Chair: Dick Reese, Dick Reese and Associates Inc.  
     

PM5A.1

What is the Purpose of a Desuperheater?

Mike Soucy, Kadant Johnson Systems

     

PM5A.2

Revisiting Pocket Ventilation Technology in 2022

Lawrence Yane, Enerquin

     

PM5A.3

Plume Reduction on Dryer Hood Exhaust Stacks

Alfredo Sarli, Valmet Ltd.

           
3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
PM5B: Check the Instrument Cluster Controls/Tech
 
    Session Chair: Mark Harrison, Southern Erectors Inc.  
     

PM5B.1

How the Journey to Industry 4.0 Creates Greater Efficiency, Productivity and Profitability

Chris Kramm, Bently Nevada

     

PM5B.2

Intelligent Roll Technology Offers Greater Sensitivity

Tatu Pitkänen, Valmet

     

PM5B.3

Remote Technology for New Paper Machine Startup and Optimization

Jim Czenczek and David Eapen, Valmet North America

           
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
 
           
8:00am - 9:00am ET
PM6: Keeping on Rolling-Winder and Roll Handling
    Session Chair: Michel Paquette, Domtar  
      PM6.1

Eliminate Paper Waste with HTRC

Chris Shelley, HTRC
      PM6.2

Roll Handling Safety Considerations When Modernizing Your “Liner/Medium” Winder Deck

Peter Hanna, EPIQ Machinery

           
9:15am - 10:15am ET
PM7: Recent Wins & Trophies (PM Success Stories)
 
    Session Chair: Martti Tuomisto, EPIQ Machinery  
     

PM7.1

Enhance Board Strength and Save Energy with New Forming Technology

Petteri Halme, Valmet

     

PM7.2

Green Bay Packaging Green Bay Mill Project WolfPack

Bob Mihalski, Green Bay Packaging

           
10:30AM – 11:30AM ET
PM8: Checkered Flag - Wrap-Up Highlight Reel
 
    Session Chair: John Edwards, Domtar; Todd Varner, Wood PLC