Paper and Board

April 26 - 29, 2020 | Atlanta, GA, USA

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Paper and Board

The planning committee is currently developing the technical program. Abstract deadline was October 25, 2019 and we are no longer accepting abstracts. Please visit our website often for program updates.

“Envision Modern Papermaking – Merging Data with Practical and Theoretical Papermaking”

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.

Program topics include:

•    Managing papermaking processes

      What data should we use and look at? What should we look for in the field? What should we monitor?
      How should we monitor different papermaking systems? 

      Potential areas include: Stock preparation, stock approach, chemistry systems, headboxes, forming,
      pressing, vacuum, showering, clothing management, drying, air systems, winders, break management,
      and energy systems

•    Advancements in papermaking theory and understanding
•    Data historians

     What is the best way to utilize their capability?

•    Data analysis

     How can we utilize data for stabilizing, troubleshooting, and optimizing quality and machine

•    Advanced Process Control

     How can advanced process control optimize the papermaking process?

•    Modern maintenance and reliability

     What tools and processes should we use to keep our equipment running well?

•    Papermaking Success Stories 

Case studies of improving papermaking processes