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International Collaboration Brings IMPC 2016 to the U.S.

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With a common goal of helping the mechanical pulping industry develop new and improved mechanical pulping methods, better mill optimization, and new energy reduction options to stay competitive, four industry associations have partnered to produce a global conference that allows industry professionals and experts to gather and share information, discuss critical issues, and explore new technologies. 
These organizations include TAPPI (Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, located in the USA), PI (Paper Engineers Association located in Finland), PAPTAC (Pulp and Paper Technical Association located in Canada), and ABTCP (Brazilian Pulp and Paper Technical Association located in Brazil). Together they sponsor the International Mechanical Pulping Conference (IMPC).  

Every two years, one partner hosts IMPC in their country. This year, TAPPI is proud to be the host of IMPC 2016 on September 26-28 in Jacksonville, Fla., USA. The conference will bring industry professionals together to discuss several emerging and breakthrough technologies and learn about the latest discoveries in global production, new applications, energy efficiency, and product quality.

Comprehensive technical program with more than 33 peer-reviewed presentations on:
  • Alternative Mechanical Pulp Uses
  • Optimization
  • Bleaching
  • Pretreatments
  • HL/LC RefiningProcess
  • Mill Optimization Evaluation Tools
  • Evaluation Tools
  • Industry Initiative for Energy Reduction .
Special events and networking opportunities throughout the conference: 
  • Conference Dinner
  • Awards Dinner
  • Two Receptions
  • Lunches and Breaks
  • Exhibits
  • Keynote Presentation: Paul G. Boynton, chairman, president, CEO of Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.
IMPC is only held once every eight years in the U.S. Don’t miss your opportunity to be part of this global event! Register Today.


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