New Technology Showcase

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

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New Technology Showcase I-II-III

Monday - Wednesday, October 4-6, 2021

 New Technology Showcase Theater, Exhibit Hall

Witness the Latest Technologies and Advances in the Industry

Attendees have the ability to learn about exciting new technologies and advances developed by
exhibitors selected for the Showcase. Take advantage of the opportunity to see these
new innovations and to speak directly with each presenting company.


 Subject to change.

Monday, October 4

12:00pm - 1:30pm
New Technology Showcase I

 Session Chair: Marc Foulger, Valmet

  NTS1.1 Leveraging Big Data Analytics to Predict Dry End Quality Parameters on a Paper Machine David Eapen, Valmet
  NTS1.2 The Acoustic Fingerprint of Black Liquor Pia Holmberg, Acosense
  NTS1.3 SprayScan® mPT: Mobile Spray Pattern Kyle Bade, Spraying Systems Co.
  NTS1.4 Next Generation of Liquor Analyzing Gary Hopkins, Conmark, Inc.
  NTS1.5 Coating Color and Starch Control - Online and in Real-Time Karl Nilsson, Acosense
  NTS1.6 Next Generation Solutions for Micro Edge Crack Detection Brian Mock, Event Capture Systems Inc
  NTS1.7 How Hargrove Utilizes Aspen Fidelis to Minimize Cost of Ownership and Process Bottlenecking in Pulp and Paper Projects Matt Jones, Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
  NTS1.8 Fulvic Fractions Make The Difference In Biological Treatment Heather Jennings, Probiotic Solutions
   NTS1.9 New Digital Sheet Break Analysis Helps Maximize Operational Performance to Improve Production and Profitability in Paper Mills John Schroeder, ABB, Inc.

Tuesday, October 5

12:00pm - 1:30pm
 New Technology Showcase II

 Session Chair: Marc Foulger, Valmet

  NTS2.1 How Closed Loop Color Control Saves Money in Paper Production Greg Stehn, X-Rite
  NTS2.2 Online FTIR for Pulp and Paper Production Jonathon Speed, Keit Spectrometers
  NTS2.3 EXCEVAL Barrier Polymer for Sustainable Packaging Jens-Mikael Gottberg, Kuraray Europe Nordic Ab Oy (Presented by Thomas McDonald, Kuraray America Inc.)
  NTS2.4 DRYMASTER: Last Generation of Electric Infrared System Stéphane Defrance, Ircon Drying Systems Corp.
  NTS2.5 Increase Process Uptime and Efficiency With Power Ultrasound Esteban Soto and Shabana Ahmadzai, Altum Technologies
  NTS2.6 Colour Inspection & Coating Applications Detection & Classification Francois Levac, AMETEK Surface Vision
  NTS2.7 Up-cycling of Recycled Feedstocks: Conversion to MFC Tom Larson, FiberLean Technologies Ltd. (Presented by Sean Ireland, FiberLean Technologies Ltd.)
  NTS2.8 New Weight Virtual Measurement Solution Reduces Sheet Break Recovery Time and Boosts Mill Profitability John Schroeder,  ABB, Inc.
  NTS2.9 Leveraging Technologies to Optimize Project Delivery Jason Crain, Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
  NTS2.10 Motion Amplification®: A Camera-Based Visual Vibration Tool Jeff Hay, RDI Technologies
  NTS2.11 How to Leverage Your Existing Data to Increase Plant Availability, Performance and Production Matt Moyer, Samson Controls, Inc.

Wednesday, October 6

12:00pm - 1:30pm
New Technology Showcase III

Session Chair: Marc Foulger, Valmet


Using Satellite Technology to Detect and Respond to Forest Change; Delivering a Sustainable and Transparent Supply Chain

Eda Englund, APP Sinar Mas

Internal Distribution: largely exempt from technological improvements – offers the best to improve customer satisfaction

Michael Anderson, Elettric80, Inc.

OPTIX Applied Intelligence: Artificial Intelligence for Papermaking

Matt Callicott, Solenis, LLC

Improving Chip Refiner Control with Servo Valve

Mark Lacasse, Andritz

Condition Based Maintenance and Condition Monitoring

Mike Compton, John Crane