Coating and Graphic Arts

April 22 - 26, 2023 | Atlanta, GA USA

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Coating and Graphic Arts (CGA)

 

The Coating and Graphic Arts Technical Program attracts professionals from all areas of the paper coating, converting and graphic arts industries.  It is designed to address both on-going and emerging topics of interest to our industries and attracts professionals from manufacturing, product development, business development, sales, and marketing within our various industry segments.


 

 

Coating and Graphic Arts Technical Program

 The Coating and Graphic Arts Program is currently being developed.  Please visit the TAPPICon website often for updates.

 

Monday, May 2, 2022
   
           
1:30pm - 3:00pm ET
CGA1: Are You Confused About Recycling? So Are We! Panel Discussion

    Session Chair: Ozlem Kubra Akdogan, Technick Products  
   

 CGA1.1

Fiber Recycling – A Critical Component of Sustainable Packaging - Chuck Klass, Klass Associates Inc

Panelists: 

  • Lon Pschigoda, Western Michigan University
  • Albert Linn, WestRock
  • Brian Hawkinson, AF&PA
  • Mark Bond, Sustana Fiber
   
           
3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
CGA2: No Barrier for Barriers!
 
    Session Chair: Mark Sorenson, Andritz (retired)
    CGA2.1


Novel hard nip sizing with spray and curtain application for liner and coated board grades


Antti Räisänen, Valmet

 
    CGA2.2


Curtain coating - development of barrier layers with sheet-to-sheet coater


Harald Doell, TSE Troller AG

 
    CGA2.3


Rheology Management as a Tool for Runnability Optimization in Water-based Barrier


Christian Hoglund, CH Polymers Oy

 
           
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
   
8:00am - 10:00am ET
CGA3: Actionable Insights in Coating
 
    Session Chair: Tony Lyons, Paper Lyons   
   

CGA3.1


The Influence of Rheology on Smooth Rod Coating Systems

Douglas Bousfield, University of Maine and John Roper

 
   

CGA3.2

Role of Rheology in Reel-to-Reel Coating of High-Solids Content Nanocellulose

Rajesh Koppolu, Åbo Akademi University

 
   

CGA3.3

Improvements in oil and grease resistance (OGR) test methodology for waterborne barrier coatings


Allyson Marianelli, The Dow Chemical Company

 
   

CGA3.4

Defect Characterization Test - A Novel Test Method for Barrier Coating Quality

Dustin Burton, Trinseo

 
1:30pm - 3:00pm ET
CGA4-PF4: Forward Looking R&D Agenda in EU (Coating & Graphic Arts and Papermaking Fundamentals Joint Session)
    Session Chair: Joel Panek, WestRock  
   

CGA4-PF4.1

 

Rethinking the Packaging System

Paul Krochak, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

 
   

CGA4-PF4.2



The 4evergreen Journey Towards Perfecting Circularity

Susanne Haase, CEPI - Confederation of European Paper Industries

 
   

CGA4-PF4.3


Every Fibre Counts!

Michael Brandl, EXTR:ACT

 
           
3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
CGA5: It Takes a Village – Collaboration Across the Value Chain to Successfully Develop Compostable Packaging
    Session Chair: Jim Fogg & Meggan Hostetler-Schrock  
     CGA5.1

Panelist: 

  • Scott Bryne, Sonoco
  • Pak Meng Cham, Pepsico
  • Chris Mitchell, Dunn Paper
  • Gary Robinson, TIPA
  • Wendell Simonson, BPI
  • Susan Thoman, Compost Manucfacturing Alliance

 

 

           
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
 
8:00am - 9:00am ET
CGA6: Printing Technologies
 
    Session Chair: Nancy Plowman Sandreuter, Nancy Plowman Associates, Inc.

 
   

 CGA6.1


Coating Pigment Particles: Their influence on offset printing 

Cathy Ridgway, Omya International

 
   

 CGA6.2


About a High-Quality (HQ) Flexo Printing Defect and a Coating Layer to Overcome It

Johannes Kritzinger, Omya International

 
           
9:00AM – 10:00AM ET
CGA7: Digital Printing in Packaging
 
    Session Chair: Jim Niemiec, 

Jim Niemiec Consulting,LLC

 
     CGA7.1


Digital Printing Revolutionizes the Corrugated Industry

Liz Logue, EFI

 
   

 CGA7.2

Digital Preprint Today for the North American Market – Value Proposition, Capabilities, and Limitations Robert Seay, Georgia Pacific  
           
10:15AM – 11:30AM ET
CGA8: A Material Difference!
 
   

Session Chair: Prakash Malla, Thiele Kaolin Company

 
   

CGA8.1

Coatings for Sustainable Paper Based Flexible Packaging: Barrier Properties and Processability

Hanze Ying, Dow Inc.

 
   

 CGA8.2

Sustainable Paper Coatings for PFAS Replacement - Starch and Cellulose-based PPC Coatings

Parisa Nazemi, ABE

 
   

CGA8.3

Thermally Sealable Paper: Fully Repulpable and Biodegradable

Muhammad Rabnawaz, MSU