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Excursions

International Munich Paper Symposium - 2019

On Friday participants of the International Munich Paper Symposium may join an excursion to one of the following companies. The excursion is included in the overall fee for the conference. Please click on one of the titles for more information.

Technocell Dekor in Günzach

Nicolausstraße 10
87634 Günzach
Germany
Internet: felix-schoeller.com

With 3 paper machines, Günzach is the largest facility in the Technocell Dekor. It is also the competence centre for small production volumes, intense colours and all services regarding colouring. Technocell Vlies attends the growing market of nonwoven wallpapers and produces uncoated and coated wallpaper raw fleece as well as repair fleece.

  • 256 Employees
  • 3 paper machines (PM 11, PM 12, PM 14)
  • Annual capacity: 56,000 Tons
  • Specialty: laminated edge paper, intensive coloured paper and small lots starting at 1 ton, foil paper, LPL- and HPL-papers (multilayered decor paper), print basis paper, nonwoven wallpaper.

Programme

08:20 Departure from the main entrance of the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
10:15 Welcome, company presentation and guided tour through thne paper mill
11:45 Invitation to a snack and discussion
12:45 Return to Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
14:30 Arrival at Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel

Travel time: approx. 90 – 120 minutes
Travel distance: approx. 125 km

After the excursions, separat buses to the Munich central railway station and the Munich airport (MUC) are scheduled to depart at 15:00 from in front of the main entrance to the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel. This is the same location the busses departed from for the excursions.

UPM in Plattling

Nicolausstraße 7
94447 Plattling
Germany
Internet: upm.com

The paper mill in Plattling was founded in 1982 and, nowadays with two LWC paper machines, is counted among Europe's leading production facilities for wood containing coated gravure printing papers and offset printing papers. The facility 10 was augmented by a cross cutter in 1012, which extends the product portfolio to include sheet stock in addition to rolls. On 1 December 2007, one of the worlds most modern paper machines for SC papers went into service. Nowadays, this facility is able to cover nearly the complete production spectrum of SC papers.

Production capacity: up to 780,000 tons annually on 3 machines
Employees: ca. 580

Programme

08:40 Departure from the main entrance of the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
10:15 Welcome and company presentation
10:45 Guided tour through the paper mill
12:00 Invitation to a snack and discussion
13:00 Return to Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
14:30 Arrival at Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel

Travel time: approx. 80 – 100 minutes
Travel distance: approx. 135 km

After the excursions, separat buses to the Munich central railway station and the Munich airport (MUC) are scheduled to depart at 15:00 from in front of the main entrance to the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel. This is the same location the busses departed from for the excursions.

Schattdecor in Thansau

Walter-Schatt-Allee 1-3
83101 Thansau
Germany
Internet: Schattdecor AG Thansau

From decor gravure printer to surface specialist

Schattdecor has been supplying printed decor paper, foil and melamine film to leading companies in the wood-based panel and furniture industry for over 30 years. The family-owned company of Thansau, Germany, processes in this fashion around 2,3 billion square meters of paper annually. With over 2200 employees, the company group generated a turnover of 650 million Euros in the last financial year at 14 locations world wide.

More information is available at www.schattdecor.com.

Programme

09:00 Departure from the main entrance of the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
09:30 Welcome, company presentation and guided tour through thne paper mill
11:45 Invitation to a snack and discussion
12:45 Return to Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
14:30 Arrival at Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel

Travel time: approx. 45 – 75 minutes
Travel distance: 71 km

After the excursions, separat buses to the Munich central railway station and the Munich airport (MUC) are scheduled to depart at 15:00 from in front of the main entrance to the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel. This is the same location the busses departed from for the excursions.

Munich University of Applied Sciences

Lothstr. 34
80335 München / Germany

Internet: Munich University of Applied Sciences [Department 05]

The Munich University of Applied Sciences, one of the biggest paper and packaging faculties in central Europe, has been educating paper engineers for over 60 years. Since 2007, the faculty of paper technology offers a bachelor degree in 7 semesters. Since 2004, it is possible to continue after the bachelor with the „Master of Engineering (MEng) in Paper Technology“ which takes 1-2 years. All lectures in the master's programme are held only in English, which makes this study course particularly interesting for international students. The excursion provides an overview of the study courses and educational programmes at the Munich University of Applied Sciences, and includes a guided tour around the modern laboratories of the university. The well equipped facilities include include a Siemens PC-S7 controlled pilot paper machine and several coating machines that can run at up to 2.000 meters per minute.

Programme

09:00 Departure from the main entrance of the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
09:45 Meeting at the Info-Point by the entrance in Lothstr. 34
10:00 Welcome and information on the study courses
11:00 Guided tour through the laboratories and demonstration of the pilot paper machine
12:30 Invitation to a snack and discussion
13:30 Arrival at Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel

Travel time: approx. 20 – 30 minutes
Travel distance: 8 km

After the excursions, separat buses to the Munich central railway station and the Munich airport (MUC) are scheduled to depart at 3:00 pm from in front of the main entrance to the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel.