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October 27 - 30, 2019 | St. Louis, Missouri

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Upcoming Courses and Workshops for Paper and Packaging Professionals


 January 13-16, 2020

Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology Course
St. Petersburg, Florida


Intro to Pulp and Paper Technology

An introductory- to intermediate-level training that covers papermaking technology, including “what” happens, and “why” things happen. This course provides the foundation for learning advanced topics more quickly.

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January 13-16, 2020

Kraft Recovery Operations Course
St. Petersburg, Florida



 Kraft Recovery Operations Course

Learn ways to improve pulp production efficiency, minimize operating costs and reduce environmental impact. This course is designed for those involved in pulp mill operations who want to better understand the chemistry, physics and engineering principles related to kraft recovery.

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May 12-14, 2020

Papermachine Operations Course Neenah, Wisconsin


Papermachine Operations Course

This introductory course is designed to help you build your understanding of the mechanical components and operations of the paper machine that affect the structure and quality of paper, learn to identify design and operation features, and discover methods to improve paper machine efficiency and product quality.

June 9-11, 2020

Introduction to Wet End Chemistry Course
TAPPI Training Center
Peachtree Corners, Georgia



  Wet End Chemistry Course

Build a strong foundation in wet end chemistry troubleshooting and optimization best practices with this training.  Topics include injection systems, process control, biological control and the use of enzymes in papermaking. The course is designed to help improve product quality, increase machine productivity and reduce costs.

August 11-12, 2020

Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course
TAPPI Training Center
Peachtree Corners, Georgia



  Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course

Expand your overall knowledge of kraft pulp mill to become better equipped to troubleshoot quality problems and feel confident in your interactions among process engineers and operators.