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"Emerging Technologies in the Tissue Industry" – One Day Workshop from NCSU

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On Nov. 11, 2016, North Carolina State University will host a one-day workshop on "Emerging technologies in the Tissue industry" to be held from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the NCSU campus in Raleigh, N.C. During this event, tissue industry manufacturers, suppliers, researchers, NC State faculty, and global experts of the industry will discuss trends in technology and manufacturing. Participants will have the opportunity to: 
  1. Discuss trends in technology, raw material, and market developments.
  2. Understand capabilities of the Tissue Pack Innovation Lab
  3. Discover opportunities of collaboration in research, technical services, and training.
  4. Discuss how to establish research and training partnership with NC State University.
  5. Meet our current students, interview undergraduates for internship, coops, and permanent position. 
  • Global View of the Tissue Industry – Rod Fisher – FisherSolve
  • Technology trends – Lee Riesinger
  • How to improve manufacturing performance by benchmarking –  Dr. Richard Phillips
  • Value Creation in the Tissue Industry – Dr. Ronalds Gonzalez 
  • Meet out undergraduate students – Dr. Med Byrd
  • Lunch – Barbecue with paper science and engineering students
  • Presentation about Tissue Consortium
  • Open Discussion – NC STATE listens to the Industry              
              o  What are the major issues faced by the industry?
              o  What are potential topics of research?


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