2017 TAPPI Tissue Converting Operations Course

2017 TAPPI Tissue Converting Operations Course

Green Bay, Wisconsin USA
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

This is your exploration of the converting processes of rolled products and how the quality and variability of tissue parent jumbo reels and soft rolls impact the runnability of these complex lines.

September 19-21, 2017

Learn how to improve converting plant productivity!

Instructors have designed this course to address two primary objectives:

  1. To define and explain the basic rolled products converting processes; and
  2. To describe how quality and variability impact runnability of complex tissue parent rolls (jumbo reel/soft roll).


What Will You Learn?

  • Basic understanding of each major roll converting sub process
  • Basic understanding of raw material (tissue reel) properties
  • How sheet variability impacts each converting sub process
  • Impact of each converting sub process on the final product
  • Awareness of the safety hazards present in typical converting lines 

Included with your course registration are light breakfast snacks and breaks each day.   Lunch and evening receptions on Tuesday and Wednesday.

 

Learn with Your Peers

This course is ideal for those who want to improve converting plant productivity and its connected relationship to tissue machine lines including Converting Line Operators, Tissue Machine Operators, Process Engineers, Reliability Engineers, Suppliers and Consultants. Attendees should have a basic understanding of tissue manufacturing.

Decades of combined experience are assembled to deepen your knowledge and skills.

16TIS101-BruceJanda2016Bruce W. Janda, Course Chair
Co-founder and Principal of InnovaSpec, LLC

Bruce Janda is serving as chair for this course.  He brings nearly 40 years of experience in the paper and nonwoven industry, specializing in Tissue and Towel Processes and Products. 

Bruce held positions in the tissue industry at Georgia-Pacific, Kimberly-Clark and others with roles in Product Development, Engineering, and Manufacturing.  He worked on the supplier side at AstenJohnson as the Product Manager for TAD and Forming Fabrics in addition to leading serving as the North American Product Business Leader and Global Innovation Leader for Forming.

Bruce has extensive applications experience on World Class, high speed Tissue and TAD machines in North America and Europe both as a producer and supplier.  He had the opportunity to participate in three new tissue machine projects as process design leader, construction supervisor, and checkout/start up leader. 

Bruce holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technological University, MBA from University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, Executive Scholar Certificate from the Kellogg School of Northwestern University, and Lean Sigma Black Belt Certification from AstenJohnson.  He holds 15 US patents and 3 pending patents, all related to tissue and papermaking.  One of his key product development projects was leadership of the eMotion® electronic towel dispenser and TAD towel from concept through manufacturing and commercialization.  This now represents a $1 billion/year sales brand for Georgia-Pacific.

TIS 202 InstructorRichard Baren
Senior Service Engineer, Perini Packaging/Casmatic, Green Bay, WI

Rich has more than 16 years with Perini and has worked extensively in North America and also internationally. Rich has a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

 

While at PCMC, Rick traveled extensively selling PCMC's complete range of equipment for tissue and disposables production. In 1995, Rick moved into a sales management role in the adhesive equipment sector working nearly 20 years with Nordson Corporation.  Retiring from Nordson in March of 2015, Rick was pulled back into the tissue industry by Osprey Corporation, a leading supplier in the process air handling industry.

Rick is a business leader with years of capital equipment sales experience managing strategic accounts, and successfully executing international opportunities from concept to multi-million-dollar sales and/or operations. Along the way, he also built and led highly effective sales teams that drove double-digit revenue, market, and profit growth for private and multinational organizations, utilizing strategic planning and business planning skills. Rick's deep understanding of capital equipment, and production challenges will benefit both Osprey Corporation and the industry it serves.

16TIS202 Instructor - BryskiJim Bryski
Engineer Fellow/Hygiene Specialist, Henkel, Bridgewater, New Jersey

Jim Bryski has spent 38 years in the industrial adhesive industry involved in a wide variety of technical tasks and chemistries.  These include product development, technical service to customers, pilot plant and manufacturing support and sales support for a variety of industrial adhesive markets, such as container labeling, paper converting, pressure sensitives, wood and the tissue/towel converting industry.

Jim focused 30 of those years servicing the tissue and towel industry with focus and specialization in this market alone for the past 10 years.  All of these have been with Henkel and Henkel acquired companies.

Jim earned his degree from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (AB Chemistry) and continued graduate studies at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

16TIS202 Instructor - DestacheBrian Destache
Technical Trainer, Fabio Perini, North America

Brian Destache's work experience in the Tissue and Nonwovens industry spans nearly 10 years. He began his career in the nonwovens industry with BBA Nonwovens (now Fitesa) in Green Bay WI, where is role ranged from Operator Specialist and Quality Engineering Assistant.  Before his position with Fabio Perini, Brian was an Electrical and Mechanical Designer for a consulting engineering firm based out of Livonia, MI working on a multitude of public and private construction projects in the municipal, commercial, and industrial sectors over the course of approximately seven years.  

Brian joined Fabio Perini in July 2014, starting as a Mechanical Service Technician, quickly learning the various machines offered in Perini's library, then shifting to Technical Trainer for the North American region.  Brian attended Michigan Technological University for Mechanical Engineering.  

16TIS202 Instructor - KuntzDean Kuntz
Pilot Line and Embossing Technology Manager, Fabio Perini, America

Dean hold a 30-year career with Perini America in Customer Service. His past responsibilities have included development of the Spares and Service Departments, including 28 years of direct involvement with embossing rolls for tissue and towel products.  

In 2015 Perini America expanded its customer support by offering a Pilot Line, capable of simulating high speed production. This opportunity in conjunction with pattern design and production capabilities of Engraving Solutions provided an opportunity to combined Dean's past experience and assist customers with product development and testing.

16TIS202 Instructor - DaughertyJoe Daugherty
Tissue Product Specialist, TKM

Joe started his industrial career with machine builder Hanchett Manufacture a division of Mid-West Abrasives where he gained extensive knowledge in grinding dynamics and abrasive applications.  It is this knowledge that he brings to the tissue paper industry applying it to the log saw blade sharpening process. 

Joe joined TKM after a 25-year association with Alliance Knife Inc., having served as Vice President and Sales Manager. Since coming to TKM, Joe has travel extensively applying his mechanical and grinding knowledge to help reinvent how log saw blade sharpening is viewed.  He has spent the last several years evaluating and testing CBN grinding wheel formulations and geometry helping to bring new ideas to a very old process.  

Joe holds degrees in Mechanical Drafting and Design from Pitt Technical Institute along with a Bachelors of Business Administration and Associates in Child Psychology from Kent State University.  Joe has serviced the industrial knife industry for 34 years and has extensive experience in cutting materials ranging from diamond steel plate to poultry. 

TIS202 Instructor - HansenSCOTT HANSEN
Technical Service Manager, Fabio Perini North America

Scott has over 30 years of experience in the tissue and non-woven converting field.  He spent over 12 years with a multinational converter working on converting projects worldwide.  Scott has over 15 years with Fabio Perini North America as a service technician, trainer, supervisor and department manager.

 

tIS 202 Instructor KlausRick Klaus
Technical Sales, Osprey Corporation

Rick was born in Green Bay, WI and has worked more than 35 years in the tissue and nonwoven disposables market as a sales and management professional. He started his education in the tissue market as a production employee at the former Fort Howard Paper Company in 1972, prior to his service in the US Navy. After leaving the service he began his career working 17 years with Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) in Green Bay, Wisconsin where he pursued his BS in business, graduating from Lakeland College in 1986.

While at PCMC, Rick traveled extensively selling PCMC's complete range of equipment for tissue and disposables production. In 1995, Rick moved into a sales management role in the adhesive equipment sector working nearly 20 years with Nordson Corporation.  Retiring from Nordson in March of 2015, Rick was pulled back into the tissue industry by Osprey Corporation, a leading supplier in the process air handling industry.

Rick is a business leader with years of capital equipment sales experience managing strategic accounts, and successfully executing international opportunities from concept to multi-million-dollar sales and/or operations. Along the way, he also built and led highly effective sales teams that drove double-digit revenue, market, and profit growth for private and multinational organizations, utilizing strategic planning and business planning skills. Rick's deep understanding of capital equipment and production challenges will benefit both Osprey Corporation and the industry it serves.

 

 

What Past Participants Say

I liked having "the ability to ask a bunch of questions for the instructors and their openness to answer." -D. Ferrato, SCA

Course Schedule for TAPPI Tissue 202 - Converting Operations Course
Begins:       Tuesday, September 19 at 8:00 am
Concludes:  Thursday, September 21 at 11:30 am

Notes:

  • Two tracks “A/B” are planned for some sections of the Course Schedule to give attendees more hands-on interaction with equipment.  This course offers workshop sessions in the pilot plant.
  • TAPPI will provide a course notebook containing the content presented.
  • No special technology is required, however you are welcome to bring a laptop or tablet to view the materials in color.
  • TAPPI provides Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) for this course. Course completion requirements are attendance and active participation in 80% of the scheduled sessions and completion of the course evaluation.
  • Course attire is business casual.  Your comfort is important.  Nice jeans are acceptable. Please wear closed shoes as we will be inside a plant.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

8:00 - 8:30 am
Course Introduction and Expectations


8:30 - 10:15 am
Tissue Basics

10:15 - 10:45 am
Converting Line Layout

10:45 - 11:00 am
Break

11:00 - 11:30 am
Surface Winding History

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Tension Control and Web Handling

12:30 - 1:15 pm
Lunch

1:15 - 2:15 pm
Winding Principals

Attendees will be split into two groups (A and B) for Lab 1

2:15 - 3:15 pm
Group A - Dust Session
Group B - Lab 1B - Converting Web Pilot Line

3:15 - 3:30 pm
Break

3:30 - 4:30 pm
Group A - Lab 1A - Converting Web Pilot Line
Group B - Dust Session

4:30 pm
Wrap Up and Review

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

8:00 - 8:15 am
Agenda Review

8:15 - 8:30 am
Machine Safety

8:30 - 9:45 am
Ply Bonding Methods

Attendees will be split into two groups (A and B) for Lab 2

9:45 - 11:00 am
Group A - Embossing
Group B - Pilot Line TAD

11:00 - 11:15 am
Break

11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Group A - Pilot Line TAD
Group B - Embossing

12:30 - 1:15 pm
Lunch

1:15 - 2:00 pm
Glue

2:15 - 3:15 pm
Group A - Safety Walk
Group B - Blades

3:15 - 3:30 pm
Break

3:30 - 4:30 pm
Group A - Blades
Group B - Safety Walk

4:30 pm
Wrap Up and Review

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

8:00 - 8:15 am
Agenda Review

8:15 - 9:15 am
Packaging Overview

9:15 - 10:00 am
Group A - Constellation Demo
Group B - Wrapper Demo

10:00 - 10:15 am
Break

10:15 - 11:15 am
Smaller Group Demos

11:15 - 11:45 am
Wrap Up and Review

11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Evaluations

What Past Participants Say

This course "covered majority of the aspects of winders from raw material to finished product." - C. Abernathy, SCA

TAPPI members enjoy reduced rates for this course and other training.

Register by Friday, August 18, 2017 to secure the early-bird discounted rate!

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2017 Course Registration Rates

Before Aug 18After Aug 18 or Onsite

TAPPI Member
$925$1,025

Join or Renew and Save
$1,099$1,199

Young Professional under 30 Join or Renew and Save
$1,037$1,137

Non-Member of TAPPI
$1,695$1,800
   

Speaker Registration - Complimentary
$0 $0
   

Group Meeting Registration
  
(These rates are per person and apply to 3 or more people from same location.)  

TAPPI Member
$845 $950

Join or Renew and Save
$1,019$1,124

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$957$1,062

Non-Members of TAPPI
$1,435$1,540

 

Cancellation Policy

If you find that you have to cancel, your full registration fee will be refunded if TAPPI's Registration Department receives written notification (fax acceptable at  +1.770.209.7206) by August 18, 2017.  

Please note:  A 50% refund will be issued for all written cancellations made after August 18, 2017, but no later than five (5) business days prior to the start of the course, September 14, 2017.  Understandably, after September 14, 2017, no refunds can be issued.  Substitutions, however, will be accepted any time without a penalty.
          
Refund Policy

100% - Cancellation received by August 18, 2017.
50% -  Cancellations received after August 18, 2017, and no later than September 14, 2017.  
NO REFUND - Cancellations received after September 14, 2017.  


What Past Participants Say

"Embossing, winding, roll forming. Everything was presented well. I enjoyed everything."

Training Venue
Fabio Perini North America

3060 South Ridge Road
Green Bay, WI, 54304, USA

Course Dates
September 19-21, 2017

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Country Inn Hotel
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Phone:  920-336-6600
2945 Allied Street
Green Bay, WI 54304

Hilton Garden Inn
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Phone:  920-405-0400
1015 Lombardi Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54304

Radisson Hotel
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Phone:  920-494-7300
2040 Airport Drive
Green Bay, WI 54313

Aloft Hotel
www.aloftgreenbay.com

Phone: 920-884-0800
465 Pilgrim Way
Green Bay, WI 54304

Springhill Suites
www.marriott.com

Phone:  920-569-8500
1011 Tony Canadeo Run
Green Bay, WI 54304

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Austin Straubel International Airport
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Appleton International Airport
Appelton, WI
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Note:  The commute from Appelton to Green Bay is about a 40-minute drive.

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TAPPI Press LogoTAPPI PRESS PUBLICATIONS

TAPPI PRESS is offering these publications at a special course rate for attendees of this course. Order any of these publications when you make your reservation to lock in the special pricing, which is offered at an even greater savings than the member price.

  • No shipping charge if you pre-order now and pick it up when you arrive at the course!

Winding Machines: Mechanics and MeasurementsWinding Machines: Mechanics and Measurements
Authors:  Dr. David Roisum and Dr. J. K. Good
Item Code:  0102B068
Course Price: $150
Member Price: $175
List Price: $229

MPP-CDROM SeriesTowel and Tissue Papermaking CD-ROM
Towel and Tissue Papermaking
is the last of the 15 CDs in the Making Pulp and Making Paper CD Series. Through this highly interactive, self-paced CD participants learn towel and tissue papermaking terms, concepts, and processes.
Item Code:  MPP-15
Course price: $75
Member Price:  $78
List Price:  $119

Flash Drive2014 PaperCon Proceedings - Flash Drive
PaperCon 2014 was held in Nashville, TN. The 2014 Conference had the strongest peer-reviewed program ever with a focus titled, “In Tune for Sustainability, Agility and Profitability.”
Item Code: PAPERCD-14
PaperCon 2014 Logo ImageCourse Price:  $69

Member Price:  $74
List Price:  $111



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Item Code:  0101R255
TAPPI Member Price:  $75
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Winders, The Complete Guide for Paper Mills and ConvertersWinders: The Complete Guide for Paper Mills and Converters
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Item Code: 0101R274
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Guidelines for the Safe Operation of Yankee DryersGuidelines for the Safe Operation of Yankee Dryers, 2nd Edition
This report provides suggested guidelines to aid in the safe operation and management of Yankee dryers. A project of the Maintenance and Mechanical Engineering Committee of TAPPI's Engineering Division, these guidelines are intended to satisfy existing ASME Codes and most jurisdictional requirements.
Item Code:  0101R244
Member Price:  $24
List Price: $36

Guidelines for the Safe Operation of Steam Heated DryersGuidelines for the Safe Operations of Steam Heated Paper Machine Dryers
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Item Code: 0101R250
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Learn with Your Peers

This course is ideal for those who want to improve converting plant productivity and its connected relationship to tissue machine lines including Converting Line Operators, Tissue Machine Operators, Process Engineers, Reliability Engineers, Suppliers and Consultants. Attendees should have a basic understanding of tissue manufacturing.

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