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Linerboard, Medium & Corrugated Box Manufacture Course Registration Opens

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Registration is now Open for the TAPPI Linerboard Medium & Corrugated Box Manufacture Course

Strengthen your understanding of the corrugating process, and linerboard and medium performance properties and manufacture with TAPPI's Linerboard Medium & Corrugated Box Manufacture Course, April 9-10, 2012 at the Holiday Inn in Neenah, Wisconsin.

With an emphasis on helping attendees improve corrugating box performance and runnability, this popular introductory- to intermediate-level course is ideal for process engineers and operators in linerboard and medium manufacturing facilities and corrugating and converting plants.

Instructors Michael J. Kocurek, Professor Emeritus, of Paper Science & Engineering at North Carolina State University and Jon Porter, Senior Trainer/ Process Specialist for Fosber America will address:

  • The Corrugated session (1/2 day) will cover how to achieve the strongest bond and highest quality combined board. You'll learn about (1) the equipment, (2) starch, (3) corrugated process technology, and (4) importance of linerboard & medium properties and runnability.
  • The Properties & Testing of Liner and Medium session (1/2 day) covers the tests, what they mean, and how the properties of the board affect the tests.
  • The Pulp and Paper Mill Operations session (1 day) will cover the technology of the pulp and papermaking processes, and how they affect the quality, properties, tests, and runnability of the liner & medium.

View the proposed course schedule.

Register by March 12 to take advantage of the Early Bird registration discount. Join TAPPI or renew your Membership for the best rates!


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