New Developments in Fiber Thermoformer Technology & Efficiencies with Gary Sowden, Vice President, Kiefel Packaging Division, Brueckner Group USA
Presentation Date: April 13 | 8:15 AM ET
Gary will discuss a new energy-efficient solution for the production of molded fiber products. In addition to using renewable raw materials, it is also important that the process have the lowest possible consumption of power. We will go into detail on several features that contribute to this effort.
Operation and Maintenance of Vacuum Systems in Fiber Molding Applications with Tom Dardis, Southeast Regional Sales Manager, Gardner Denver Nash
Topic: Vacuum Systems
Presentation Date: April 13 | 8:55 AM ET
A properly sized, maintained and operated vacuum system will ensure many years of reliable and efficient service. This presentation will discuss how liquid ring vacuum pumps operate and why they are a superior choice for providing vacuum in fiber molding applications. The importance of proper seal liquid flow and proper preventative maintenance, as well as proposal methods of heat recovery and preseparation will be discussed.
New Capabilities of the HP Molded Fiber Advanced Tooling Solution with Mariona Company & John Briden, HP Inc.
Topic: HP Molded Fiber Advanced Tooling Solution
Presentation Date: April 13 | 10:20 AM ET and April 14 | 11:05 AM ET (Q&A)
Deep dive on the new HP Molded Fiber Advanced Tooling Solution.
Cost & Operational Benefits of an OSIsoft PI System with Bryan Toich, Sr. Software Engineer, RoviSys
Topic: Data-Driven Decisions
Presentation Date: April 14 | 8:05 AM ET
When making business decisions about plant operations, it is valuable to know how production is performing. A Historian collects data from your production equipment in real-time and stores it for later analysis. We will share examples of molded fiber plants benefiting from an OSIsoft PI System as a historian to make data driven decisions. Whether you are starting your digital transformation or interested in getting more from your existing data, this presentation will demonstrate the value of using data to drive your business.
Red Sun Farms Journey with Pulp Fiber by Leona Neill, Director of Marketing & Packaging, Red Sun Farms
Topic: Fiber in the Produce Category
Presentation Date: April 14 | 8:50 AM ET
A brief introduction to Red Sun Farm, with a focus on the importance of sustainability and the important role that fiber has played in this journey.
PFAS-free Oil and Grease Resistant Technology for Molded Pulp Food Service Applications with Larry Hutchinson, Global Market Development Manager – Consumer Packaging, Solenis LLC
Topic: PFAS-free oil and grease resistant technology for molded pulp foodservice applications, current experience, and gaps to be addressed.
Presentation Date: April 14 | 9:20 AM ET
Larry Hutchinson will discuss new technology for thermoformed molded fiber food service articles incorporating non-PFAS solutions. Primary focus will be on internally added technology applied to conventional thermoforming processes, current state of the technology, key learnings, gaps to be overcome, and development pipeline. Surface applied concepts will be briefly addressed.