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The Fundamentals of Papermaking

July 16 - July 18

This 2 ½ day course provides a fast track introduction to papermaking (limited to operations between ‘Mixing Chest’ & ‘Reel Up’). The intention is to raise the knowledge of process, technician & support staff to an intermediate level of shared understanding regarding modern Paper Machine operations.

In addition to being valid as a standalone course, the course content also provides an introduction to the ‘Operator Development Program’ (ODP).
Papierzentrum in Gernsbach also provides a bridge between the UK & German Training & Education systems.

Target Audience:
Machine operators, wet end operators, shift supervisors & trainees.
Running a paper production facility efficiently today, requires excellent know how from people involved in the process. This course will give participants up to date knowledge concerning all relevant processes involved. The course contents include:
 Machinery,
 Paper Chemistry
 The interaction of other production areas, including their impact on product, quality & Machine runability.

Course Fees:
 Course Fees, including full course documentation & refreshments
£ 750.00 (plus Tax)
 Travel & Accommodation to be organised by the participant


Paper Industry Technical Association


Smurfit Kappa SSK, Birmingham