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Paper, cardboard and paperboard in contact with food

Food comes into contact with many materials before it is consumed. These so-called food contact materials (FCMs) should be sufficiently inert so that their components do not affect consumer health or food quality.

In the online workshop “Introduction to Conformity Work and Quality Assurance for Paper, Board and Cardboard for Food Contact”, our experts will provide you with insights into legal requirements as well as practical examples for your company’s processes for fiber-based materials.

  • Regulations on food contact materials in Europe
  • Requirements for paper in Germany
  • Practical implementation of the requirements

Online Workshop – Brief Information:Date: Tuesday, 07 December 2021 l 09:00 h to 14:00 h

  • Place: Online Workshop
  • Price: 350 € (including consulting appointment)
  • PTS Donor Discount: Member companies of a PTS benefactor association receive a 10% discount on the list price.

Program & Registration

 

PTS-Zellstoff-Symposium 2021

Future material developments and trends, new fibre products and insight to fibre engineering will determine the program of the PTS Pulp Symposium 2021 on 23 and 24 November 2021 in Radebeul near Dresden.

The insightful topics from and discussions with experts and internationally recognized speakers from science and industry will be divided into four sessions “Bioeconomy”, “New Fibre Products”, “Process Innovations” and “Fibre Forming”.

The two days of the event will open with a Keynote by Daniel Stegmann (Uniper SE) and Peter Dèsilet (pacoon GmbH):

  • “CO2 Neutral Pulp & Paper Industries in 2040”, Daniel Stegmann.
  • “Outlook for new fiber raw materials for packaging in the coming years”, Peter Dèsilet

Take part Online or On Site!

Beside the lecture, the symposium will be organized as a hybrid event format, so you have the choice to take part on site at TSW – Conference Centre of the Saxon Economy or online.

For our on site participants, we will again offer ideal opportunities to network with the speakers and other participants with a visit to the Dresden “Striezelmarkt” and dinner after the program at day one.

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Optical methods in paper analysis | FEM in processing technology

In November, two PTS Insight events await you with interesting insights into paper analysis and processing technology – free of charge & online.

Tuesday 16.11.2021 l 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Selected optical methods in paper analysis: Use of digital image correlation and thermographic measurement techniques.

Our experts Benjamin Hiller (Project Manager) and Martin Röllig (Laboratory Manager) will give an insight into the non-contact optical measurement techniques of Digital Image Correlation (also called Optical Strain Field Analysis) and Thermographic Measurement. Functionalities, measurement procedures, advantages and disadvantages of both methods will be explained and concrete applications will be discussed on the basis of research projects and tasks from industry.

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Thursday, 25.11.2021 l 10 to 11:30 a.m.
FEM in processing technology – mechanical behavior predictions via finite element method

Toma Schneider (project leader) will give an insight into the application of the finite element method (FEM) in the environment of paper-based materials. Basic terms, the model structure and specific properties of paper-based materials will be introduced and the development of a new measurement method and its possibilities will be demonstrated by means of an illustrative example.

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Paper & Board Based Packaging Week

We would like to invite you to our Online Seminar Week around fibre based products and paper and board based packaging. You get helpful knowledge and practical insights into the topics of food contact materials, single used plastic, surface functionalization and recycleability related to paper and board based packaging. Join the Online Seminars.

Introduction to compliance work and quality assurance for paper and board in contact with food (FCM)

  • Date: 05. October 2021 l 09 am to 01:30 pm
  • Venue: Online Seminar
  • Price: 350 € net (Seminar & Consultation included)
  • Program & Registration

Microplastics and Single Use Plastics Directive (SUPD) – definitions, regulatory situation, analytical methods, alternative materials

  • Date: 05. October 2021 l 02 pm to 04:30 pm
  • Venue: Online Seminar
  • Price: 250 € net (Seminar & Consultation included)
  • Program & Registration

Surface functionalization of paper & board based packaging

  • Date: 06. October 2021 l 09 am to 01:00 pm
  • Venue: Online Seminar
  • Price: 350 € net (Seminar & Consultation included)
  • Program & Registration

Recyclability of paper & board based packaging

  • Date: 06. & 07. October 2021 l start 01:30 pm
  • Venue: Online Seminar
  • Price: 650 € net (Seminar & Consultation included)
  • Program & Registration

PTS Pulp Symposium 2021 l Preliminary Program 2021

Future material developments and trends, new fibre products and insight to fibre engineering will determine the content of the PTS Pulp Symposium 2021 on 23 and 24 November 2021.

Insightful topics by and discussions with experts and internationally recognised speakers from science and industry will give you current view in their work in four different sessions. In our preliminary program you will get a first impression of the lectures at the symposium.

Beside the lecture the symposium will be organized as a hybrid event format, so you have the choice to take part on site at TSW – Conference Centre of the Saxon Economy or online.

PTS Pulp Symposium 2021 – Key Facts:

  • Date: 23. & 24. November 2021
  • Venue: Hybrid Event (Online & On Site)
  • Pricing:
    • Online Ticket: 590 € net
    • On Site Ticket: 1.100 € net
    • Please note the limited number of on-site tickets due to local and corona conditions.
  • PTS Donor advantage: As a member company in one of the PTS donor associations, you receive a 10% discount on the list price.
  • Corona Note: Compliance with the applicable hygiene regulations (limited number of participants, keeping to minimum distances, regular room ventilation, disinfection of the rooms and provision of disinfectants) is ensured during the whole the event.

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Microplastic & Single Use Plastics Directive

Within the framework of the European “Green Deal”, ambitious goals are being pursued to protect the environment and in particular to protect the oceans, some of which have already been implemented in the form of directives.

In our online seminar on microplastics/SUPD, we will discuss the relevance of the new regulations for fibre based products and analytical methods for the detection of microplastics.

PTS Online Seminar – Key Facts:

  • Date: 26. August 2021 l 09 am to 12 am
  • Venue: Online Seminar
  • Price: 300 € net
  • PTS Donor advantage: As a member company in one of the PTS donor associations, you receive a 10% discount on the list price.

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Baking suitability of papers & packaging printing | Aging and safety

Determination of the baking suitability of papers by instrumental analytical methods

Learn ways to achieve safe compliance work for products in baking applications, even when using ingredients not listed in BfR Recommendation XXXVI/2. Instrumental-analytical methods are compared with real phenomena (comparison with real baking processes).

Event Information:

  • Date: Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021 l 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
  • Format: Online appointment
  • Free participation

 

Aging and safety – paper and packaging printing put to the test

Resistance to aging and forgery are highly relevant topics that also affect the paper industry. Requirements are placed here on prints and writings on paper when, as in the notary’s office, it is a matter of creating and storing documents, originals or copies of the same. In packaging printing, aging and safety also play an important role. In particular, packaging for prescription drugs or medical products poses challenges for the pharmaceutical industry with the applicable regulations.

In this PTS Insight, you will get an insight into the wide range of PTS testing services and research projects dedicated to exciting aging & safety issues.

Event Information:

  • Date: Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 l 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Format: Online appointment
  • Free participation

Selection and evaluation of waste paper

Knowing recovered paper grades with their composition, origin and potentials brings great advantages for stock preparation and the evaluation of recovered paper.

In the PTS advanced course “Selection and evaluation of recovered paper”, you will learn about recovered paper grades and the typical paper products they contain, the origin of recovered paper grades as well as the correlations between origin and the qualitative potential of recovered paper grades and the problems to be expected in stock preparation.

Prices and information:

  • Early bird prices: If you book by 02/08/2021, you will benefit from the early bird discount of 10% off the list price.
  • Donor discount: If your company is a member of a PTS Stifterverband, you will receive a 10% discount on the list price, regardless of when you book.
  • Price: 1.100,00 € net
  • Venue (expected): Papiertechnische Stiftung, Heidenau
  • Limited number of participants

Safe event execution:

PTS has an approved hygiene concept, which includes keeping a distance, a limited number of participants and other measures. For more information, please contact ptsacademy@ptspaper.de.

Program and registration

4 days Paper Production PUR: Raw Material, Paper Machine & Finishing

Graphic papers, packaging papers, hygiene papers and specialty papers are the relevant main types of paper that we use on a daily basis and which all go through a fundamentally similar manufacturing process.

“What raw materials are used to make paper?”, “How does a paper machine work?”, “How is waste paper incorporated into production?” and “How is cellulose turned into surface-finished paper?”, these questions and many more will be answered in the seminar event “Introduction to Paper Production”.

The four-day seminar is divided into 4 thematic modules:

  • Fiber raw materials of the paper industry, fiber production and preparation – Module 1 l 11.10. & 12.10.2021
    Registration & Information
  • Quality control and paper machine – Module 2 l 12.10. & 13.10.2021
    Registration & Information incl. visit to pilot plant facilities Stock Preparation & Paper Machine
  • Effect and optimal use of chemical additives – Module 3 l 13.10. & 14.10.2021
    Registration & Information
  • Coating Technology – From Dispersion to Finished Coat – Module 4 l 14.10. & 15.10.2021
    Registration & Information incl. visit of the technical center facilities coating & surface coating
  • *Visit of the pilot plant facilities during a presence event

Professionals who have now become part of the paper producing or converting industry, people interested in the topic of “paper” and experts from the “supply chain” of paper will receive a compact and detailed overview of the entire process of paper production!

 

Comparative Testing Service – CEPI

The Comparative Testing Service of the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI-CTS) is a comparative testing service, which provides reference materials for pulp, paper, board and corrugated board mills and convertors, printing industry as well as for suppliers and research institutes. This Round Robin programme is well established within paper and board industry and runs continuously since 1976.

Regular monitoring of the test procedures in your test laboratories, including the condition of the test equipment, personnel qualification, conformity with standards and test procedure, is very important for quality assurance.

Event Focus:

During the PTS event, we will introduce the CEPI-CTS service to you and point out the obvious benefits and advantages. We will give you an insight into the procedure from the sample preparation to the final customer evaluation.

Register now & participate for free!