Nonwood Track

October 28 - 31, 2018 | Portland, Oregon | Technical Solutions for Today and Beyond

Nonwood Track – PEERS 2018

The purpose of the Nowoood track at the PEERS 2018 conference is to disseminate new developments in the production of nonwoood pulp, present information on means of optimizing the process, and address operational issues. Presentations will cover the latest developments in nonwood pulping.

A presentation will be given on the pulping and bleaching of wheat and oak straw and the characteristics and potential of sulfur-free nonwood lignin. There will be a panel discussion on chip supply and quality issues in the Pacific Northwest. A second panel will review the value and use of TAPPIs, Technical Information Papers (TIPs).

Why Should You Attend?

Participants will understand the latest developments production and bleaching of nonwood pulp and the characterization and potential use of nonwood lignin.

Who Should Attend?

Learning Outcomes for Attendees?

  1.   Understand methods and challenges of producing nonwood.
  2.   Become aware of the potential uses for byproducts from the nonwood pulping processes.

Which Nonwood Sessions will be Held?


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