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Join Pulmac at TAPPICon 2023

Free Demos / Cash Machine & Prizes / Trending In The Aisles / Free Vermont Maple Syrup

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About TAPPICon

TAPPICon focuses on key segments, including; paper, tissue, reliability and maintenance, and recycled paperboard. The program also addresses topics affecting women in industry and young professionals.


  • Peer-reviewed, expert-led technical program
  • Multiple networking opportunities
  • Special events
  • Exhibits

Designed by industry professionals, TAPPICon draws CEOs, mill managers, superintendents, scientists, process engineers, and suppliers worldwide.

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Our Event Schedule

Date / Time Location Topic Who
Monday, 2:40pm-2:50pm Exhibitor Hall – Booth 207: Trending In The Aisles Pulmac’s Pat Dixon will demonstrate online solutions for optimizing your furnish using proven, available technologies. Combining sensors from Satron and PulpEye with Seeq’s data analytics capabilities, previously disconnected furnish quality, refiner performance, process, and QCS data can be combined for comprehensive modeling and prediction. Once accomplished, the groundwork is laid for implementing a fully automated solution. Patrick Dixon, VP of Automation
Monday, 3:30-5:00pm M4: Innovation Moving Forwarding – Co-Chairing Innovation for sustainable operations through digitalization and transformative practices. Jay Stockard, Sr. Director, Product Development
Monday, 3:30pm-5:00pm PC2: Trend of Data-driven Applications –  Speaking Open Source Dataset Generator for Data Analytics Patrick Dixon, VP of Automation
Monday Night Big Top Event Exhibitor Hall Join us at the Big Top event in the exhibitor hall on Monday night, and try your hand at the Pulmac-sponsored Cash Machine for a chance to win a Vermont Teddy Bear! Sponsored By Pulmac
Tuesday, 6:30am-7:45am Hot Topic Breakfast at the Moderating Table: Oversheeting in Converting – How to recognize and reduce these losses Due to their high stretch, tissue products have the most compressibility of all paper products. In many instances, few firms recognize that oversheeting is occurring. Learn best practices and ways to monitor and control this within your process across pulping, paper machines, winders, and converting. This will also include a discussion on legal requirements that come into play. David Zerr, VP of Research and Development
Tuesday, 8:00am-10:00am M5: Talent Moving Forward – Co-Chairing Empowering the workforce to harness their creativity, curiosity, skills, and collaboration Jay Stockard, Sr. Director, Product Development
Tuesday, 12:00-12:10 Exhibitor Hall – Booth 207: Trending In The Aisles David Zerr will speak to fiber fundamentals and how Pulmac is utilizing them to develop Glu-Pulp®, a method for targeted development to enable reduced fiber demand in end products. David Zerr, VP of Research and Development
Tuesday, 2:00pm-3:00pm T2: Fibers – Speaking Developing Strength from Recycled Fibers using Micro Fibrillation David Zerr, VP of Research and Development
Wednesday, 9:15-10:15am T4: Vibration – Chairing Vibration monitoring and best practices discussion David Zerr, VP of Research and Development
Wednesday, 10:30am-11:30am M10: DE&I Now – But How? – Chairing An erngaging discussion on DE&I efforts Pamela Cowan, Chief Strategy Officer