Day 1

June 04, 2019

Sustainability Trends in the Tissue Paper Industry

Jose Guirao, CFO Essity South America

Manufacturing Cost Landscape in the Tissue Paper Industry

Rod Fisher, President Fisher International

Consumer Preference for Hygiene Tissue Products by Region

Soile Kilpi, Poyry Management

Understanding the Effect of Fiber Features and Mechanical Refining on Tissue Properties

Tiago de Assis, NCSU

Comparison Between Uncreped and Creped Sheets on Tissue Properties Using a Creping Simulator

Tiago de Assis, NCSU

Selection of Fibers for Strength and Softness

Joel Pawlak, NCSU

Tissue Paper Technologies (Tissue Machine, Converting) - Part 1

Lee W. Reisinger, ReiTech Incorporated

Tissue Paper Technologies (Tissue Machine, Converting) - Part 2

Lee W. Reisinger, ReiTech Incorporated

Conference Reception and Poster Session

Meet our Students & Social Event

Day 2

June 05, 2019

Global Trends in Fiber Cost and Quality Impacting Tissue and Towel Producers

Richard Phillips, NCSU

Sustainability, Performance & Pricing: Evidence from the Field

Ronalds Gonzalez NCSU & Sudipta Dasmohaptra Duke University

Anti-microbial Hygiene Tissue

Lokendra Pal, NCSU

Cellulosic Materials with Tunable Slow-release of Active Substances

Potthast, Boku University, Austria

Applications of Micro and Nanofibrillated Cellulose in Hygiene Tissue Products

Franklin Zambrano, NCSU

Lunch & Learn: “How Chemical Additives Can Affect Tissue and Towel”

Martin Hubbe, NCSU

Use of Data Analytics in Tissue Manufacturing, The Process, Benefits and Cost Impact

Cydney Rechtin, Solenis

Kemview Tool for Fiber Development

Clay Campbel, Kemira

Optimization of the Pulp Quality by Measuring Hand Sheets of Pulp with the Emtec TSA

Giselher Gruener, Emtec

Evolution of Enzyme Technology in the Tissue Industry

Bud Chase, EDT

Closing Remarks

Hasan Jameel, NCSU

Tour of Tissue Pack Innovation Lab: Creping Simulator, Dynamic Sheet Former, Paper Machine & Paper Testing Lab

Lokendra Pal, NCSU