Pulping Program

The segment dedicated to all things Pulping at PaperWeek with sessions on the latest updates in Market Pulp, Alkaline Pulping and Mechanical Pulping.



PulpEx Program
Room: Notre-Dame
Wednesday, February 6
Session 1
8:30 - 10:00
PULPEX - Alkaline Pulping
Chair: Mark Frith, FPInnovations
Session 1: Focus on Process
8:30
''The State and Effect of Gas Dispersion in the Oxygen Delignification Process''
Jari Kayhko, Finland University of Applied Sciences
9::00
''Enhanced Silicone Defoamers for Pulp Washing''
Danny Nguyen, Kemira
9:30
''Best Practices For Paper Mill White Water Reuse and Fiber Recovery''
David R. McGowan, Kadant
Session 2
10:30 - 12:00
PULPEX - Alkaline Pulping
Chair: Mark Frith, FPInnovations
Session 2: Process and Learning
10:30
''HSPP-DCS checkout and Operator Training''
Gerry Pageau, Howe Sound Pulp and Paper Corporation
10:00
''Online optimization in pulp mills using machine learning''
François Aubé, Natural Resources Canada
11:30
''Hidden Value of Kraft Mill Assets: Strategies for Process Debottlenecking''
Bahador Bakhtiari, Natural Resources Canada
Session 3
13:30 - 15:00
PULPEX - Mechanical Pulping
Chair: Mark Frith, FPInnovations
Session 3: Focus on Process
13:30
''Normal and shear force characteristics in low consistency refining with respect to rotor position''
Matthias Aigner, University of Victoria
14:15
'Enzymatic Treatments to Improve Defiberization of Difficult Broke Furnishes’’''
Jeff Campey, EDT
Session 4
15:30 - 17:00
PULPEX - Mechanical Pulping
Chair: Mark Frith, FPInnovations
Session 4: Energy Roundtable
15:30
''Operating Strategies Defined and Executed at Irving Paper''
George Court, Irving Paper
15:50
''Energy Reduction at Port Hawkesbury – Screen Room Modernization’’
Joe Allen, Port Hawkesbury Paper LP
16:10
''Energy Technologies for TMP – Status Report''
Jean-Pierre Bousquet, Valmet
16:30
''Energy Reduction Initiatives for TMP''
Jody MacDonald, Andritz