TAPPICon 2022: Voith showcases Papermaking 4.0 portfolio for efficient and sustainable production

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HEIDENHEIM/CHARLOTTE, United States. Under the motto “Paper is ON” Voith is taking part at the on-site TAPPICon in Charlotte, NC, from May 2 to 4, 2022.

Together with BTG, the global technology company will feature its leading Papermaking 4.0 portfolio and efficiency solutions for paper production at Charlotte Convention Center, booth 514.

With its digitalization and automation portfolio, Voith Paper is an international pioneer and innovation driver in paper production. With more than 300 digital installations worldwide, the company proves how digitalization continuously optimizes the production process in terms of efficiency, sustainability, and quality. “For more than five years, we help customers achieve more efficient and sustainable production with our digital portfolio. We are proud of this success and, in line with the full-liner approach, are continuously driving new possibilities for the paper production of the future”, says David Buchanan, President Voith Paper North America.

Voith’s know-how and specially focused innovation on the paper industry are unique in the market. For each initial situation, Voith offers paper manufacturers customized complete solutions consisting of digitalization, automation and expert knowledge. Bundled with the expertise of  BTG, which solutions in the field of data analysis, automation and software make it a key partner for the digital transformation of the pulp and paper industry, Voith maximizes customers’ resource-efficiency and minimize their carbon footprint.

Meet our experts on site and get to know the Voith SensorBlade in a live demo at the booth. SensorBlade is a reliable measurement tool that detects incorrect settings of doctor systems. With the help of the tool, the line load profile of doctor blades can be measured in CD during a machine shutdown. The results will help customers to optimize the settings and alignment of the doctor system.

TAPPICon presentations
In addition to the exchange at the booth, Voith and BTG experts will give presentations on the lecture stage about innovative and cutting-edge papermaking technologies.

On May 02, 2022, in the “Papermaking Fundamentals / Water Removal” session held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET, Timo Frick, Simulation Expert at Voith Paper, will talk about “Microscopic Characterization of Fabrics and Fiber Mats.”

On May 03, 2022, two more experts share their expertise, starting with EJ LaBranche, Voith Sales Manager, who will present on “Cleanline Extract 4D – Greif Fitchburg Case Study” from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET during the “Recycled Paperboard / Paper Machine Drying” session. From 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET, Jeff Peters, Tissue Application Manager at BTG, will be the chairperson of the “Tissue / Project Management” session.

On the last day of TAPPICon, May 04, 2022, Voith Paper Engineer Brennan Augst will talk about “Plan for Tomorrow: Developing a Personalized Learning Plan” during the “PIMA Management” session from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. ET.


About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe

The Group Division Voith Paper is part of the Voith Group. As the full-line supplier to the paper industry, it provides the largest range of technologies, services, and products on the market, and offers paper manufacturers integrated solutions from a single source. The company’s continuous stream of innovations facilitates resource-conserving production and helps customers minimize their carbon footprint. With its comprehensive automation products and leading digitalization solutions from the Papermaking 4.0 portfolio, Voith offers its customers state-of-the-art digital technologies to improve plant availability and efficiency for all sections of the production process.


Source: Voith