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Kraft Recovery Course Explores Complex Kraft Pulp Recovery Process

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One of TAPPI's highest rated and best-attended courses, the Kraft Recovery Course, is scheduled for January 7-10, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. The intermediate-level course covers every phase of the complex kraft pulp mill recovery process and is designed for those new to the recovery area and the industry, as well as technical staff looking to better understand the process in order to take back new ideas to improve mill operations.

"The kraft recovery process is a fundamental reason that kraft pulping is the most widely used chemical pulping processes in the world and used to produce a large number of bleached and unbleached products," notes Course Chairman Honghi Tran, "The recovery process is highly complex and composed of many different unit operations and technologies. This course, taught by world-renowned experts in their field, provides attendees an excellent review of each part of the process, as well as the opportunity to interact with experts in each area to have their specific questions addressed."

The Kraft Recovery Course is taught by an internationally recognized faculty composed of 15 experts who delve into each key area.  Course Chairman Honghi Tran is Professor, the Frank Dottori Chair in Pulp and Paper Engineering, and the Director of the Pulp & Paper Centre, University of Toronto. Honghi was named a TAPPI Fellow in 2000.

The TAPPI Kraft Recovery Course provides practical day-to-day information in both traditional workshops and in team-based training sessions that will provide attendees with information on how to improve production efficiency, minimize operating costs and reduce environmental impact. Among the many topics covered are recausticizing, lime kiln operations, black liquor evaporation, recovery boiler operations, corrosion, energy optimization and energy and cost reduction. The course is  one of TAPPI's most popular and highly rated technical courses.

The TAPPI Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology Course
is co-located with the Kraft Recovery Course. This introductory course is designed for anyone new to the industry or those needing a better understanding of mill-wide operations. The course covers the entire papermaking process from raw materials and the wood yard through pulping, papermaking and finishing operations. Attendees will learn about the pulp and paper industry's products from industry experts, and will gain knowledge that will help them increase their contribution to improving mill operations. 

Register before December 6th and you can save more than $900!


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