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David Zerr

Vice President, Research and Development

Mr. David Zerr is a Paper Industry Professional who retired from Georgia Pacific’s Consumer Products Division, a leading supplier of Bath Tissue, Toweling and Napkins to the Retail and Away from Home Marketplace in North America. With extensive experience in Research and Development, Quality Control and Project Management, Dave has worked with Customers, Marketing, Sales and Facilities on the introduction and implementation of new product launches as well as equipment selection, design and execution within manufacturing. With a keen eye towards innovation in manufacturing, Dave has kept abreast of new technologies that add significantly to the bottom line. This ranges from the Woodyards, Pulp Mill, Bleaching, Paper Machines, Converting to Warehousing. Further, Dave has been called upon to help troubleshoot lingering Quality Control issues that focus on understanding root causes and implementing long term solutions in the process to permanently correct issues. Dave was the TAPPI Tissue Co-Chair for 2018 – 2019 that represented North American Manufacturers to help promote safety awareness and improvements in Tissue Manufacturing. Further, Dave earned the 2020 PIMA Technologist of the Year Award and was named to TAPPI’s Top 50 Power List for 2020. He advises Pulmac on innovation, marketing, and processes involving paper technologies.