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22nd International Munich Paper Symposium

Progress in Board and Paper Technology

March 6 - 8, 2013

Wednesday, 6th March 2013
Morning Session
Welcome to the IMPS and Exhibition
S.Kleemann · Institute of Paper Technology · Munich / Germany
Energy Saving Initiatives in Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper Mills
H.Bergmann-Kramer · Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper · Wien / Austria
Stora Enso Sachsen: Project Debottlenecking
D.Schwarze, Stora Enso Sachsen · Stora Enso Sachsen · Eilenburg / Germany
Discussion and Coffee Break
Progress and Success in Waste Water Reduction
H.Meister and K.Müller-Gommert · UPM GmbH · Augsburg / Germany
Suction Rolls and their inner Mechanism – a new Sealing Strip with Enormous Impact
J.Kosse · Papierfabrik Palm, PM6 · Wörth / Germany
J.Honold · Voith Paper · Heidenheim / Germany
Lunch at the Sheraton Arabella Conference Hotel
Afternoon Session
Fusion White TopLiner
M.Wildberger, S.Karrer, and J.Becker · Sappi Alfeld · Alfeld / Germany
Advanced White Topliner
A.Noss and J.Hagen · Hamburger Rieger · Spremberg / Germany
Coated Testliner: Alternative concepts for the production of white surface containerboard
J.Weihs and P.Hunziker · Omya International · Oftringen / Switzerland
Discussion and Coffee Break
Surface Filling by Film Press Application
R.Stephan · Sappi Alfeld · Alfeld / Germany
Spray Technology: The future Application for Sizing Technology
A.Vetter and K.Franken · Papierfabrik Schoellershammer · Düren / Germany
P.Ristola · Metso Paper · Jyväskylä / Finland
Gala Dinner at the Sheraton Conference Hotel
Thursday, 7th March 2013
Morning Session
Change of Production to Dissolving Pulp
R.Palica · Schweighofer Fiber · Hallein / Austria
E.Kollmar · Bellmer Maschinenfabrik · Niefern / Germany
A smart Mixing Technology for sophisticated Additives — Operational Experience with Retention Aids
A.Kretschmer · Papierfabrik Julius Schulte Trebsen · Trebsen / Germany
D.Waubert de Puiseau · DWdP Consulting · Göppingen / Germany
New Dosing Technology increases Efficiency at Smurfit Kappa Zülpich Papier
J.Meier · Smurfit Kappa Zülpich Papier · Heidenheim / Germany
T.Jaschinski · Voith Paper · Heidenheim / Germany
Discussion and Coffee Break
Highlights of White Water Optimisation in an existing Testliner Paper Mill
K.-O.Wichmann and W.Gerspach · DS Smith Packaging · Aschaffenburg / Germany
Holistic Concept for Optimisation of Trash Fixation
J.Leonhardt · Kartonfabrik Buchmann · Annweiler / Germany
A.Hörsken · Sachtleben Wasserchemie · Duisburg / Germany
Lunch at the Sheraton Arabella Conference Hotel
Afternoon Session
Reduction of CD Shrinkage
E.Musaev and M.Brütting · Papierfabrik Utzenstorf · Utzenstorf / Switzerland
Propapier: Energy and Process Optimization through Microwave Consistency Measurement
P.Vrizas · ProPapier PM1/2 · Burg/Eisenhüttenstadt / Germany
L.Canali and G.Cristini · S.A. Giuseppe Cristini S.p.A. · Fiorano al Serio / Italy
Discussion and Coffee Break
Dynamic 3-D Nip Impulse Measurement enables real-time Insight of Nip Conditions
S.Carda · UPM Schongau · Schongau / Germany
B.Butterfield · Xerium Technologies · Middletown / USA
A.Paech · Xerium Technologies · Reutlingen / Germany
Improving Paper Quality and Variable Cost using PVAm to allow local Acacia Usage
P.McBride · APRIL Riaupaper · Indonesia
A.Esser, R.Blum, and R.Hemel · BASF · Ludwigshafen / Germany
A new Solution to increase Paper and Board Strength
T.Jabar · Cerealus · Waterville Maine / USA
M.Bilodeau · University of Maine · Orono, Maine / USA
M.Muguet · Seppic SA · Puteaux La Défense / France
Invitation to a classical concert for piano and violin in Munich
Friday, 8th March 2013
Paper Mill Hamburger Rieger in Trostberg / Germany
Paper Mill LEIPA Georg Leinfelder in Schrobenhausen / Germany
Paper Mill UPM in Schongau in Schongau / Germany
Paper Machine and Coating Units of Munich University of Applied Sciences in Munich / Germany