Learn How to Identify and Address Downtime Issues

Production Managers, Superintendents, Senior Operators, Regional Engineers, Quality Control, and Maintenance Technicians in Corrugated Plants and Sheet Plants: make your plans now to join us for the 2014 TAPPI Troubleshooting “Flexos” and "Die Cutters” Sustain Board Caliper & Improve Printing Course, May 13-15, 2014 in Appleton, Wisconsin.

This is a direct, easy to understand presentation of the manufacturing process including ink management, effective setup techniques and machine calibration. By completed this course, you will be armed with the know-how that can result in a lean manufacturing facility with a cost effective process. Register now!

TAPPI Offering Unique Course May 12-13

Individuals from box plants and P&P mills learning along side one another? Yes! The 2014 TAPPI Corrugated Box and Linerboard Medium Manufacturing Course is designed to increase your understanding of the corrugating process, and linerboard and medium performance properties and manufacturing, in order to improve corrugating box performance and runnability. Pulp & paper manufacturers and corrugators will benefit from interacting with each other to learn about the corrugating process; and how linerboard and medium are produced to improve test performance, and runnability on the corrugators at this popular introductory to intermediate-level course, held May 12-13 at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton, Wisconsin. Register Now! Join/renew your TAPPI membership for the best rates.

PaperCon Breaking Records!

This Sunday, more than 2,000 paper, board and tissue professions will gather in Nashville for PaperCon, to be a part of the industry’s largest technical program and the biggest exhibit hall that PaperCon has ever offered. See who is attending. You still have time to register online and be a part of this important event.

Why attend PaperCon? The Papermakers Program covers a number of topics guaranteed to give you great ideas to take back to the mill. Learn to optimize your machine(s) through innovations in web imaging systems, improving pressing efficiency, wet end optimization, and vacuum systems upgrades. The Coating & Graphic Arts Program focuses on the future of printing and its demands on paper and board coating. In addition to mill manager and superintendent panels, the PIMA Management Program features sessions on reliability, training operators of the future, safety and lean manufacturing. Register now for best rates.

Your registration to PaperCon also includes full access to these programs: Tissue360° Forum, OpEx Reliability Workshop, RPTA P-T Seminar, and Innovative Nonwovens Conference (NETInc).

Global Audience to Hear Latest on Developing Markets for Cellulose Nanomaterials. Join Them!

More industries are discovering the unique features of cellulose nanomaterials. With over 20 technical sessions, the 2014 TAPPI Nanotechnology Conference features the latest developments on the production, applications and developing science of renewable nanomaterials:

  • Processing of CNC & CNF – updates from Blue Goose Biorefineries, American Process Inc, GL&V, and the University of Tokyo.
  • Markets for Cellulose Nanomaterials – reviews of new and expanding market from experts in the U.S and Japan.
  • Smart Materials – flexible and tunable materials, liquid crystalline behavior, responsive photonics
  • Industrial Applications – coatings and barriers for paper, paperboard and food packaging, energy storage, electronic devices, flexible films, and concrete.
  • Medical Applications – biomedical scaffolding, drug delivery, tissue and wound treatment.
  • Composites – aerogels, hydrogels, foams, and other materials

With representatives from 19 countries already registered, TAPPI’s Nanotechnology Conference brings together global leaders in research and product development representing leading companies and research institutions. View the Conference Brochure and register today to learn more about this not-to-miss opportunity.