Papermaking Additives

April 30 - May 4, 2022 | Charlotte, NC USA

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Papermaking Additives (PA)


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This year's program will highlight the best use of current state of the art technology as well as both incremental optimization and non-incremental advancements in technology.  The focus will be on new additives and application strategies.


Papermaking Additives VIRTUAL Technical Program

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021
8:00AM – 10:00AM ET
PA1: Strategies to Manage Papermaking Contaminants

Sponsored by UPG

    Session Chair: Greg DeLozier, Novozymes  
      PA1.1 Rapid Microbial Detection and Quantification Justin Hutcherson, Buckman
      PA1.2 Getting Out of a Sticky Situation - Novel Solutions for Eliminating "Stickies" On Process Equipment Matthew Lippmann, Fluoron
      PA1.3 Microbiological Control Through the Entire Mill Water Circuit – Benefits, Best Practices, and a Novel Approach to Improve Throughput and Quality while Reducing Capex and Opex       Donald Holt, Andrew Ledie, and Robert Cooper, Solenis LLC
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
1:00PM –  3:00PM ET
PA2: Novel Cellulose Additives
    Session Chair: Leslie McLain, IMERYS  


Mineral/ Microfibrillated Cellulose Composite Materials: Recycled Fibres, Engineered Minerals and New Product Forms David Skuse, Tom Larson and Jon Phipps, FiberLean Technologies Ltd.
      PA2.2 Light-weighting Linerboard Using Nanocellulose Heather Starkey, Lokendra Pal, and Hasan Jameel, North Carolina State University

Nanocellulose Markets: Lightweighting of Paper and Paperboard and Much More

Roundtable Discussion (Q&A)

 Jack Miller, Biobased Markets