Coating & Graphic Arts

April 15 - 18, 2018 | Charlotte, NC, USA | Shaping the Future through Innovation

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Coating & Graphic Arts

Monday, April 16 - Wednesday, April 18
Charlotte Convention Center
Room 217D 

This program has been built by the Coating & Graphic Arts Technical Program Committee. View the program for specifics about which topics and presentations will be at PaperCon. 
Program subject to change.

Coating & Graphic Arts (C)  
Track Manager: Steve Ottone, OMYA  
Monday, April 16th      
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm      
Room 217D        
  C1 - The Road to Sustainable Packaging I: Implementing Solutions  
    Session Chair: Steve Ottone, OMYA  
      C1.1 Partnerships and Consumer Demand: Advancing Sustainability at McDonald’s and Beyond  Amy Duquette, HAVI
      C1.2 Novel Bio-Based Coatings for Barrier Papers Michael Bilodeau, HS Manufacturing Group, LLC
      C1.3 Enhancing the Barrier Properties of Micro Nanofibrillated Cellulose by Inclusion of Pigment with Designed Surface Modification Cathy Ridgway, Omya International AG
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm      
Room 217D        
  C2 - The Road to Sustainable Packaging II: Trends & Drivers  
    Session Chair: Becky Smith, Dow Chemical  
      C2.1 Innovations in Sustainable Packaging: More Option to Meet Company Demands Ian Lifshitz, Asia Pulp & Paper
      C2.2 Improving Recovery of Paper Foodservice Packaging Rhea Hale, WestRock
      C2.3 Opportunities and Challenges in Foodservice Packaging Lynn M. Dyer, Food Service Packaging Institute
      C2.4 Opportunities and Challenges for a Clean, Healthy, Just and Sustainable Future for the Pulp and Paper Industry Joshua Martin, Environmental Paper Network
      C2.5 The Challenges of Waste Management in Paper Packaging    Susan Robinson, Waste Management
Tuesday, April 17th    
8:00 am - 10:00 am      
Room 217D        
  C3 - Lightweight and High Graphic Quality Linerboard  
    Session Chair: Jennifer Pennington, Eastman Kodak  
      C3.1 North American Containerboard, A Strategic View and Discussion Sarilee Norton, Norton Associates
      C3.2 Trends in Printing and Imaging of High Graphic Quality Corrugated Charles P. Klass, Klass Assocaties, Inc.
      C3.3 Digital Imaging of Corrugated  John Stoffel, Hewlett Packard
      C3.4 Leveraging a Flexible Mindset and Strategy to Bring New Products Under the Mill Roof Doug Carter, Kamin, LLC
      C3.5 Development of Corrugated Board Surfaces Suitable for Water Intensive Printing Per Svending, FiberLean Technologies Ltd.
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm      
Room 217D        
  C4 - Coating Operations Success Stories  
    Session Chair: Martti Tuomisto, Advanced Dynamics  
      C4.1 Spray Applications for Paper and Board Surface Treatment Pemo Klimczak & Patrick Sundholm, PMP
      C4.2 Further Development of the Curtain Coater Combining Best Coverage With an Easy and Safe Operation Martin Schmid, Voith Paper
      C4.3 The Influence of Base Sheet and Coating Formulations on Print Mottle of Graphic Papers Brian Scheller, Verso
      C4.4 Energy Savings and Machine Speed Increase in Cartiera di Momo, Italy Geert Dumortier, Bekaert
      C4.5 Determining the Need and Benefit of Multizone Rolls in Calender Operations Stefan Wilms, Andritz Küsters
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm      
Room 217D        
  C5 - Another Look Into Functional Coatings  
    Session Chair: Fadi Chakar, Encapsys  
      C5.1 PVOH Coatings to Achieve High Oxygen Barrier on Paper Samuel Michel, Kuraray Europe GmbH
      C5.2 Improvement of Barrier Properties of Paper by Coating Carboxymethylated Cellulose Nanofibrils Heetae Park, Seoul National University
      C5.3 High-speed Manufacturing of Antimicrobial Paper Martti Toivakka, Åbo Akademi University
Wednesday, April 18th    
8:00 am - 10:00 am      
Room 217D        
  C6 - Innovations in Coating Pigments  
    Session Chair: Prakash Malla, Thiele Kaolin  
      C6.1 Innovations in Kaolin Chris Boothby, IMERYS
      C6.2 New Horizons for Calcium Carbonate Tim Bradley, Omya
      C6.3 New Insights into the Technology and Market of TiO2 Pigment David Burdette, Allegiance Chemicals, LLC & Alain Cagnard, Kronos Worldwide, Inc
      C6.4 Synthetic Plastic Pigments Brian Einsla, Dow Chemicals; John Roper, Consultant; Femi Kotoye, Trinseo, LLC
      C6.5 A Comparison of Synthetic Amorphous Silica (SAS) Paper Pigments and Introduction of a Novel Sub-Micron Precipitated Silica for Glossy High Speed Ink Jet Media Michael Darsillo, Uwe Schachtely, & Stefan Scharfe, Evonik Corporation
      C6.6 Calcined Clay: An Effective Alternative to TiO2 in Paper and Board Prakash B. Malla, Thiele Kaolin &Dan Ma, Kamin, LLC
10:30 am - 12:00 pm    
Room 217D        
  C7 - Innovations for Enhanced Production Digital Printing  
    Session Chair: Jim Niemiec, Verso  
      C7.1 Improving the Inkjet Printability of Folding Boxboard Peter Dahlvik, Omya International AG
      C7.2 Novel Approaches to Paper Surface Treatment for High-Speed Inkjet Production Printing Lokendra Pal, North Carolina State University
      C7.3 A New Mechanism for Enhancing Adhesion of Electroreprographic Printing with Liquid Toner Daniel Varnell, Solenis
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm      
Room 217D        
  C8 - Optimization of Coating Applications  
    Session Chair: Greg Welsch, Trinseo, LLC  
      C8.1 A New Model and approach for Optimizing Barrier Properties in Paper Coatings and Extruded Films Doug Carter, KaMin LLC
      C8.2 Optimization of Coating with Water Based Barriers Tom Larsson, UMV Coating System
      C8.3 Microencapsulation – Enabler for Future Coatings Fadi Chakar, Encapsys