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29th International Munich Paper Symposium

Progress in Board and Paper Technology

18 – 20 March 2020

Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Morning Session
Welcome to the IMPS and exhibition
S. Kleemann · Institute for Paper Technology · Munich / Germany
First details of the ProAquaPlus system for a closed paper mill
J. Schmid and P. Vrizas · Progroup Paper PM3 GmbH · Sandersdorf-Brehna / Germany
Go East - Introduction and Experiences of Felix Schoeller Group in China
E. Martorana · Winbon Schoeller New Materials Co., Ltd. · Longyou / China
Discussion and Coffee Break
Transformation of Roermond PM1 using a shoe blade gap former without suction rolls
S. Vrieze · Smurfit Kappa Roermond Papier B.V. · Roermond / The Netherlands
V. Schmidt-Rohr · J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VPH · Heidenheim / Germany
First 3-layer headbox at Sappi Maastricht
T. Boersma · Sappi Maastricht B.V. · Maastricht / The Netherlands
Lunch at the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Conference Center
Afternoon Session
Greenpac PM1: Application of Valmet Industrial Internet for advanced process monitoring
T. Mäcklin · Valmet Oy · Espoo / Finland
M. Hewitt · Greenpac Mill · New York / USA
First experiences with web break prediction
J. Reibert · Laakirchen Papier AG · Laakirchen / Austria
J. Kaeser · J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | DSG · Ravensburg / Germany
Discussion and Coffee Break
Vertical Screw-Thickener – new dewatering technology in stock preparation systems
P. Ortner and W. Magor · Andritz AG · Graz / Austria
Innovations in cleaning – reduced dirt spots and energy savings
T. Riehle · Papierfabrik August Koehler SE · Oberkirch / Germany
J. Santiago · Valmet · Zaragoza / Spain
On the way to autonomous stock preparation
A. Vetter · Schoellershammer GmbH & Co. KG · Düren / Germany
S. Schuster · J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VPH · Heidenheim / Germany
Gala-Dinner at the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Conference Center
Thursday, 19 March 2020
Morning Session
Cornerstone of paper and board making efficiency: retention and drainage control
T. Rantala, J. Nokelainen, and L. Kauppinen · Valmet Automation Oy · Tampere / Finland
M. Foigtmannsberger · Valmet Automation GmbH · Oberhaching / Germany
Experience with ultrasonic drying in the paper making process
G.J. Emory and G. Plavnik · Heat Technologies, Inc · Atlanta / USA
Packaging papers: Replacing fibres by coating
F. Rocha · EMG Empaques Modernos de Guadalajara S.A. de C.V. · El Salto / Mexiko
E. Kollmar · Bellmer GmbH Maschinenfabrik · Niefern
Discussion and Coffee Break
Phenomena of hornification and influencing factors
F.P. Meltzer · Mercer Pulp Sales GmbH · Berlin / Germany
J.A. Polster and M. Fuzy · Enzymatic Deinking Technologies LLC · Norcross / USA
Improved efficiency via internal recirculation in refiners
P. Ziegler · J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VPH · Ravensburg / Germany
Lunch at the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Conference Center
Afternoon Session
Online condition monitoring with wireless vibration sensors + AI
M. Pieper · Kämmerer Papier GmbH · Osnabrück / Germany
T. Ungan · endiio Engineering GmbH · Freiburg /Germany
F. Sawo · Knowtion UG · Karlsruhe / Germany
First experiences with the implementation of virtual twins in the fiber industry
E. Schrapp · Siemens AG · Erlangen / Germany
Discussion and Coffee Break
Better performance with a new ceramic press roll coating
A. Miletzky · W.Hamburger AG · Pitten / Austria
H. Jungklaus · Voith Paper Rolls GmbH & Co KG · Laakirchen / Austria
Employing ultrasound for optimized sludge dewatering
A. Nath · SüdWasser GmbH · Erlangen / Germany
B. Scheuringer · VTA Deutschland GmbH · Passau / Germany
Moisture measurement of waste paper at full truck-loads
K. Mitterböck · KMC GmbH · Ferschnitz / Austria
Invitation to a piano concert
Friday, 20 March 2020
Hamburger Rieger GmbH in Trostberg / Germany
Büttenpapierfabrik Gmund GmbH & Co. KG in Gmund am Tegernsee / Germany
Canon Production Printing Germany GmbH & Co. KG in Poing / Germany
Paper Machine and Coating Units of Munich University of Applied Sciences in Munich / Germany

(Programme subject to change)