Technical Considerations for Conversion to Packaging Grades - Part 1

Technical Considerations for Conversion to Packaging Grades - Part 1

Virtual Event
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 to Tuesday, December 01, 2020

12PM - 1PM (ET)

Dec 1st | 12PM - 1PM (ET)

Review considerations and questions to answer for conversion of paper machines from printing and writing grades to packaging grades. Intend to introduce overall considerations and then move section by section to some more specific considerations.

Who Should Attend?
Job Titles
Manufacturing Managers
Engineers & Project Managers
Engineers & Project Managers

Companies
Paper Producers
Paper Producers
Engineering Consultants

Dave Burton

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Dave Burton

  • Graduated from Miami University ’77, bachelor in Applied Science w/major in paper tech
  • Over 25 years in technical and production management positions with Brunswick Pulp & Paper, Boise Cascade, Willamette Industries, Champion International and US Corrugated.
  • Worked with various grades - pulp, SBS board, freesheet, and recycled liner and medium.
  • Worked 5 years with suppliers to the industry like Valmet, Thermo Fibergen, and for the last 14 years with AstenJohnson.
  • Currently a member– AJ’s Papermaking Specialist Team.
  • Certified as a black belt in lean sigma
  • Water Removal Committee Past Chair, member of Couch Pit Fraternity

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