Use AI to Give Junior Operators the Performance of Experienced Staff

Use AI to Give Junior Operators the Performance of Experienced Staff

Virtual Webinar
Tuesday, May 07, 2024 to Tuesday, May 07, 2024

11AM - 12PM (ET)

Paper, tissue, packaging, pulp, and related industries are facing labor and productivity challenges that are only getting worse with mass retirement. There’s an opportunity to enable the new front-line employees to be successful from day one through using new technology.

  • Help operators identify and implement improvement opportunities: Production lines have millions of variables that affect performance. Learn how AI can assist operators in identifying which process settings to change and how to optimize for a given outcome (i.e. lowest cost or highest throughput).
  • Give operators the confidence to make process changes: AI can give operators foresight into how changes or current settings will impact quality (such as moisture, strength) to ensure they stay in spec.
  • Leverage knowledge at scale: Current data and processes contain invaluable, but siloed information for your operators. AI can be an accelerator for consolidating, sorting, and distributing knowledge throughout the front-line.
  • Keep the experience simple: To drive adoption of these advanced technologies, they need to be packaged and presented in a way that’s intuitive and simple to use. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand how AI can augment operators to increase productivity, regardless of their tenure
  • Analyze and prepare for adoption of AI centric technologies on the plant floor

Who Should Attend: 

  • Coating
  • Corrugated
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Nanotechnology
  • Nonwovens
  • Paper 
  • Packaging
  • Process Control
  • Pulp
  • Recycling
  • Tissue


  • Paper
  • Packaging


Willem Sundblad, Oden Technologies


Willem Sundblad is the co-founder and CEO of Oden Technologies, a company empowering manufacturers to make more, waste less, and innovate faster through AI and advanced analytics.

In his spare time, he is a contributing writer to and takes every chance he gets to enjoy the Green Mountains of Vermont.



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