Hyderabad Zonal Seminar held on 23rd & 24th November, 2018

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Advanced analytics improve mill performance and reliability Ramesh Chandra, Valmet Group
Advanced Analytics for Optimization of stage-wise Brightness gain in Kraft Pulp Bleaching K.Sriapathi, ITC Limited, PSPD, Unit: Bhadrachalam
Business Process Automation for Process, Productivity, Quality & Marketing Optimization at TNPL Board Machine Finishing House S. Nandagopal, TNPL
CentreLine & Golden Run Niranjan Rao, Honeywell Process Solutions
Collection and Incineration of NCG With Automation T.H. Prasad, International Paper APPM Ltd.
Continuous Improvements In Paper Manufacturing Automation at TNPL R. Rajalingam, TNPL
Digital Transformation in The Industrial Sector Anil Dutt, Yokogawa India Limited
Inception of In-House Automation – A march towards Industry 4.0 Srikanth Ganala, ITC Limited, PSPD, Unit: Bollaram
Innovation in Mill Automation at WCPM,Dandeli S.K. Mundra, The West Coast Paper Mills
Innovative technology “OxiproTM, Paper machine press felt effluent Monitor and 3DT TrasarTM for DAF operation” help on Productivity, Water and Energy conservations through Automation and on-line real time monitoring V. Padmanabhan, Nalco Water India Ltd.
Papermaking 4.0 – The vehicle to the factory of the future Dr. Matthias W. Schmitt, Voith Group
The conception of industry 4.0 in the environment of pulp and paper companies in India Balveer Mishra, Dr. S.P Singh, PAPRI and JK Paper

Muzafffarnagar Zonal Seminar held on 17 & 18 August, 2018

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High Efficiency Agro Based Integrated Chemical Recovery Plant at Bindals Papers Mills Ltd. Rahul Jain, Bindals Papers Mills Ltd.
Case Study of Consistent Pulp Quality with Optimization utilizing advance algorithms Vishnukant Rai, Yash Papers Ltd.
COD Optimization for Zero Discharge Mills- UASB approach & its Pre-treatment Tapan Rai, Ion exchange (India) Ltd.
Efficent and Environment Friendly Paper Making – Value addition by forming Fabric and Case Studies Barathi G., Wires & Fabriks (SA) Ltd.
Technological advancement and Trends for Sustainability of Coated Duplex Board making industries in India Dr. M. Vadivel, Saraswati Udyog (India) Ltd.
Data Mining Applications in Pulp & Paper Industry D.K. Singhal, Chandpur Enterprises Ltd.
Validation of Feasibility of Zero Liquid Discharge in a RCF based Kraft Paper Mill – A Case Study Dr. Nitin Endlay, Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute
Converting opportunities into Economic Benefits Arvind Garg, Arvind Consulting Group
A Novel Approach to Utilize Straw Black Liquor from Mills Producing Unbleached Packaging Grade Paper Dr. A.K. Dixit, Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute
Variation in Process Measurement of variation in terms of Cp & Cpk with methodology of implementation Surya Prakash, ITC Limied Unit Bhadrachalam

Delhi Annual Seminar held on 23 & 24 March, 2018

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FennoBind New Generation of Functional Coating Binder Allows New Coating Properties Design and Higher Cost Efficiency Jan-L.Hemmes, Kemira
Bleaching Enzymes - back from the drawing board Chris Rozett, Buckman
FiberLeanTM: An Innovative Compositive Material Kapil Dev Sohal, Imerys Minerals
Employing Nano Fibers & Super PCC Vijay Kumar Mathur, Pacific Nano Products India Pvt. Ltd.
Optimal design of the bleach plant and global trends Anil W. Purankar, Valmet AB
Continuous Growth and Innovative Measures at JK Paper for Sustainability Dilip Kumar Tripathy, JK Paper Mills, Unit: JKPM
Innovation For Growth And Sustainability - Efforts At Yash Paper Ltd Gopabandhu  Nath, Yash Paper Ltd.
Overall improvement in chemical recovery and lime kiln by innovation and out of box thinking Girish Chandra Kandpal, JK Paper Mill, Unit: CPM
Optimization of Lime Kiln Performance through Collaborative Operations Abhay Anand, ABB Pte. Ltd.
Automation in pulp and paper industry Manish Srivastava, JK Paper Mill, Unit: JKPM
Smart Factory Ashit Saxena, Ernst & Young LLP
Innovative Approach towards Energy Efficiency Anil Setia, Century Pulp & Paper
Creating sustainable source of raw material through Agro Forestry models Jagdish Tamak, ITC Limited, Unit: Bhadrachalam
Innovative Approach on Reduction of Carbon Foot Print, Environment Impact and enhancement in Productivity - A Case Study B.V.K.S.S. Prasad, Emami Paper Mills Ltd.
An Approach towards Sustainability by Adopting New Innovative Concepts at M/s Bindals Paper Mills Ltd, U.P. Vimal Kishore, Bindals Papers Mills Ltd.
A breakthrough high rate anaerobic reactor proves itself in the pulp and paper industry Jacopo de Steffani, Paques

Coimbatore Conference held on 24 & 25 November, 2017

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Key Note Address Arun G. Bijur, SPB Projects & Consultancy Ltd
Maintenances Strategies Cost Reduction and Quality Improvement V. Nagarajan, Seshasayee Paper and Boards Ltd.
Sustained Growth with Maintenance Best Practices and Re-Engineering Efforts in TNPL B. Mahesh, Tamil Nadu Newsprint & Papers Ltd.
Re-Engineering and Best Maintenance Practices T.S. Bhaskara Rao, ITC Limited, Unit: Bhadrachalam
Enhancing Black Liquor Evaporation Capacity Through Process Re-Engineering V. Prabhakaran, Seshasayee Paper and Boards Ltd.
Best Maintenance Practices for Enhanced Paper Machine Clothing Performance Barathi G., Wires & Fabriks (SA) Ltd.
The Profile: Key to Re-Engineered Screening C.B. Naik, Andritz
Mill Engineering and Maintenance Practices Sankar Choudhury & Girija Misra, Valmet
Smart Techniques for Efficient, Effective & Economical Operation of Centrifugal Process Pumps in Paper Industry K.L. Narayanan, Abirami Engineering Company
Need of Quality in Manufacturing of Equipment & Machines Coupled with Proper Alignment, Lubrication to Achieve Plant Reliability & Safety For Pulp and Paper Mills T.Tata Reddy, Consultant
Roll Cover Development Sanjiv Lathia, Lathia Rubber Mfg. Co. Pvt. Ltd.
Thermography as A Tool To Improve Reliability V. Nagarajan, Seshasayee Paper and Boards Ltd.
Re-Engineering and Best Maintenance Practices J. Stanley Buniyan, ITC Limited, PSPD, Unit: Kovai
Maintenance of Rollers for Paper Industry Shalabh Gupta, Modinagar Rolls Pvt. Ltd.
Re-Engineering – Pope Reeling to Converting Muralidhar Ekambaram, Parason Machinery

Aurangabad Seminar held on 4 & 5 August, 2017

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Key Note Address Manish M. Patel, The South India Paper Mills Ltd.
Packaging Development & Future Needs Pankaj Shah, Mehta Paper Industries
3rd Generation Fiber Modification Product for Recycled Packaging Chris S. Rozett, Buckman Asia Pacific
Future of Food Packaging Industry with New Generation Bio-Polymer Ravi Kumar Machani, LDS Industries & Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd
Recycled Fiber Used In ShaYing Paper Jie Song, Technical Centre ShaYing Paper, China
Special Packaging Paper Development – For Carton Which Withstand Cold Storage and Sea Worthy Export Kajal Saini, Genus Paper and Boards Ltd.
Technological Advancement in Bulk and Stiffness Improvement for Duplex Board Making Industries In India M. Vadivel, Saraswati Udyog India Ltd.
Prediction of Half Tone and Back Trap Mottle for Offset Printing Ch. Pratap Kumar, ITC Limited, Unit: Bhadrachalam
Packaging Paper – A New Forming Fabric Design for Operational Excellence Barathi G., Wires & Fabriks (SA) Ltd.
Proficient Ways of Paper Machine Design Concepts (Fluting / Linerboard and Machines) K.G. Ranjan, Alsip MiniMill USA
DuoShake: For Improved Strength and Better Sheet Stability Abhijan Chakraborty, Voith Paper Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.
How To Effectively Improve Packaging Paper Quality Piotr Jasiuk, PMP Poland
UBC (Used Beverage Carton Recycling) System – A Case Study at Manila, Philippines Kishor Desarda, Parason Machinery (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Chennai Annual Seminar held on 3 & 4 March, 2017

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Key Note Address N. Gopalaratnam, Seshasayee Paper & Boards Ltd.
Energy Savings in Paper Machine Vacuum System How to utilize modern vacuum and nip dewatering technology Jyrki Uimonen, Runtech Systems Oy, Finland
Learning from Data – Sustainable Plant Optimization at DIP 4 at Holmen Paper Madrid Roman Klug, AutomationX GmbH, Austria
Performance improvements and sustainability through Advance Process Controls and Remote monitoring services Ramesh Chandra, Valmet Automation Pvt. Ltd.
Plastic waste disposal Selvamani Sunil Kumar, Paterson Engineering Pvt Ltd
Sustenance of Business & Conservation of Resources by Adopting Clean and Green Methodology Journey of Green Co Platinum Rating Company M. Satyanarayana, ITC Ltd. Unit: Bhadrachalam
Sustainability in competitive market through Innovation & creativity -Quality up-gradation and Operational Excellence - “A case study contributing to Orient’s profitable growth journey” Sanjeev Jain, Orient Paper Mills
Ultra-High Dispersing: increased dispersion efficiency and considerable steam savings Andreas Gorton-Hülgerth, Andritz AG, Graz Austria
The promise of new bio-based and compostable polymer materials in harmony with emerging “circular economy” concepts – Synergy & Opportunity for paper industry Ramani Narayan,  MSU University Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI USA
China Visit Highlights A.K. Mishra, JK Paper Mills, Rayagada
Utilization of Lime Sludge as a Filler in Paper Making – An Innovative Approach to Cost Reduction and Zero Environmental Impact Nath Gopabandhu, Yash Papers Ltd.
Emission Intensity Reduction through Enhanced Recovery Cogen performance and implementation of advanced Energy Efficient schemes in Seshasayee Paper T.G. Sundar Raman, Seshasayee Paper & Boards Ltd.
Green and Clean Best Practices in Paper Manufacturing at Emami Ramesh Chandra Khuntia, Emami Paper Mills Ltd.
Practices and Technologies Adopted by International Pulp and Paper Mills to Enhance environmental sustainability Arumugam Arivalagan, PMP
Pulping and Bleaching of Mella Dubia Clone K10 : A Short Rotation Pulp Wood Clone to Improve Environmental and Economical Performance Sankaralingam P., Tamil Nadu Newsprint & Papers Ltd.
An Integrated Approach for Utilization of Rice Straw for Production of Various Grades of Paper Priti S.Lal, CPPRI, Saharanpur
Production of Fungal Xylanase and Laccase Enzymes for Enzymatic Pre-Bleaching Application Anuradha V. Janbade, CPPRI, Saharanpur
Green Approach for Synthesis of Optical Brightening Agents and their Application in Wet End of Papermaking Sunil Kumar, ACIRD, Yamunanagar
Pulp & Paper Mill enhancements for green productivity benefits Brendan van Wyk, Xylem Water Solutions South Africa (Pty) Ltd
Stickies and Pitch Control with Superior Enzymatic Formulations Tajinder Bir Singh Chahal, Buckman Asia Pacific