Right now, I would like your opinion and answer to a simple question: In your mind, in a pulp or paper mill, does mass equal security? Click this link to check out this week's LGMI Weekly and let us know what you think.See More
I mentioned last week that there were many things to think about coming out of the 5th Annual Light Green Machine Institute Conference. Dr. Steven Keller, of Miami University, in his talk on headboxes, came up with a thought that was a stunner for me.For more, click here.See More
Coming out of last week's LGMI Conference, my (Jim's) head is spinning. I thought we were approaching at least an asymptotic plateau to our our current efforts, but our speakers left me speechless. From stock prep to headbox to liquor loops and beyond, there are so many good ideas out there, it is hard to know where to start. For more, click here.See More
Why can't we "print" concrete foundations, walls and other such structures we need? Why can't industry build us a "3-D" printer that moves through a construction site and prints concrete? The "gunite" process has essentially been the early generation of this for years.3-D printed concrete eliminates forms. This is a huge savings. We could also print small structures, such a pump…See More
October 26, 2014 at 6pm to October 28, 2014 at 5pm
Learn—how to use your industrial database to find root causes for process events and upsets—a very practical and quick to apply set of techniques that can cut costs rapidly. (Markku Mustonen, Conmark Systems)Learn—the impact of the Liquor Cycle on Pulp Manufacture. Hear case stories of actual mill experiences. This is a full half day workshop. (Mike Ryan, Process Labs)Learn—how mills are eliminating surge storage in stock prep through the application of modern control techniques. This has…See More
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