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Pigmented Coating for Paper & Paperboard Course


April 26-27, 2014
Nashville Airport Marriott 600 Marriott Dr, Nashville, TN 37214

NOTE: THIS COURSE WILL BE AT THE NASHVILLE AIRPORT MARRIOTT NOT THE Nashville Renaissance/Nashville Convention Center complex WITH PAPERCON

Make Your Hotel Reservation At The Nashville Airport Marriott

The Pigmented Coating for Paper and Paper Board Course immediately precedes TAPPI’s largest annual paper show, PaperCon. You will be able to take this course at the Nashville Airport Marriott and go directly to the PaperCon Coating session at the Renaissance.The course is targeted at paper coating professionals who are new to the industry as well as those who have some experience in the business but need to understand the basics of the technology. This course is developed for non-technical people desiring a technical base, people with experience in other industries but new to the paper industry, young people fresh out of college or new to coating, and people who’ve spent previous years in other parts of the paper industry.

Topics: Why do we coat paper? Printing Process for Paper/Paperboard, Basestock for Coated Papers, Business of Coated Paper & Paperboard, Kaolin Clays, Titanium dioxide and Plastic Pigments, Carbonates & other Specialty pigments such as Talc, Gypsum, ATH, Synthetic Binders, Natural Binders – Starches and Bio-binders, Lubricants, Defoamers/Foam Control, Dyes and Colorants, Dispersants, Rheology Modifiers, Preservatives, Optical Brighteners, Functional Additives, Coating Preparation, Coating Application & Paper Finishing, Wet Coating Testing, Rheology, Runnability, Paper Testing, Opticals, Print testing.

What will I learn?

  1. Raw materials used in the preparation of paper coatings.
  2. Coating formulation by end-use requirements
  3. Testing of paper coatings and coated paper. Paper coating rheological properties.
  4. Preparation of coatings with a mill or converting operation
  5. Paper coating machinery; its operation and which application methods best serve which end uses.
  6. Opportunity to interact with experts in paper and paperboard coatings from around the world with your specific questions
  7. Opportunity to discuss examples of real world situations and how they were resolved

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Professional Development Credits

13.5 professional development hours or 1.35 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available to attendees.

Course Agenda

Instructors

These experienced TAPPI instructors will share their knowledge through the course curriculum and be available for specific questions about your mill or plant:

Course Chairs:

Femi Kotoye, Styron LLC

Gordon Bugg, Akzo Nobel

Speakers:

  • Steve Boone, Bercen
  • Bob Carlson, Consultant
  • Kim Forsythe, Cargill
  • Margaret Joyce, WMU
  • Chuck Klass, Klass Associates
  • Etienne Lazarus, Styron LLC
  • Tony Lyons, Imerys
  • Dan Varney, OMYA
  • Registration fees

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    Hotel

    We recommend you stay at the Nashville Airport Marriott 600 Marriott Dr, Nashville, TN 37214 the location of the course.

    NOTE: THIS COURSE WILL BE AT THE NASHVILLE AIRPORT MARRIOTT NOT THE Nashville Renaissance/Nashville Convention Center complex WITH PAPERCON

    Make Your Hotel Reservation Online

    Contact the Marriott at 1 (800) 228-9290 or +1 (615) 889-9300 and ask for the special TAPPI rate of US$169 plus tax and fees. The special TAPPI rate cutoff date is 5:00 pm, Friday, April 4, 2014, following that date we cannot guarantee rooms or rates. The hotel offers complimentary internet in the guest rooms and onsite parking. Contact the Marriott at 1 (800) 228-9290 or +1 (615) 889-9300 and ask for the special TAPPI rate of US$169 plus tax and fees. The special TAPPI rate cutoff date is 5:00 pm, Friday, April 4, 2014, following that date we cannot guarantee rooms or rates. The hotel offers complimentary internet in the guest rooms and onsite parking. For more information about transportation to the hotel click here. For more information about transportation to the hotel click here.

    Car Rental

    Avis offers special discounts off regular rates for participants. To reserve your car, call 1.800.831.8000 and refer to the code AWD: #U226600.