Applied Tissue Course rescheduled for October

Applied Tissue Course rescheduled for October
Hands-on demonstration of FPInnovations’ pilot tissue machine.

FPInnovations’ much anticipated hands-on Applied Tissue Course scheduled for May 12-13 has been rescheduled for October 27-28 due to the health concerns caused by Covid-19.

The Applied Tissue Course will take place at FPInnovations’ Montreal location. Due to the hands-on demonstrations and workshop nature of the course, FPInnovations decided it would be in the best interest of the health and safety of attendees and instructors to delay the course until the fall.

“We’re very disappointed to have to announce the postponement of the Applied Tissue Course, but it’s the wisest action to take for the sake of all our participants, employees and business partners who will be attending and giving the course,” said FPInnovations pulp and paper industry sector leader, Stéphan Larivière. “We are living through unprecedented times,” he added.

The course will provide a comprehensive understanding of tissue properties and tissue manufacturing. The course is offered in collaboration with tissue partners CristiniFabio-Perini, KadantSolenis, and Toscotec.

The Applied Tissue Course is a one-of-a-kind learning experience

  • Get Hands-on manufacturing experience with field experts and suppliers on FPInnovations’ pilot tissue machine.
  • Learn how to test tissue properties in labs and improve tissue performance through optimization.
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of the tissue-making process, fibre physics, and tissue performance.
  • Understand the role of pulp furnish in tissue making and how it affects tissue properties.

The Applied Tissue Course also meets the continuous professional development requirement for several professional designations, including engineers. A certificate will be issued to participants who complete the two-day course. Information on registration, pricing and hotel accommodations is available on the FPInnovations events page.

For more information on the rescheduled Applied Tissue Course now taking place from October 27-28 at FPInnovations’ Montreal location, please contact Xuejun Zou, Montreal manager of the FPInnovations fibre production group. Click here to read a related article.

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