2013 TAPPI Best Practices on the Corrugator Course
Event Description
Attend the 2013 TAPPI Best Practices on the Corrugator to Learn How to Achieve Higher Productivity, Better Product Quality and Waste Reduction. 

  1. The TAPPI Best Practices on the Corrugator Course teaches participants how to understand each element within the corrugating process. They'll study the basics of how each component in the corrugator system works and how to run each component with optimum settings for peak performance. Both old and new equipment are covered.
  2. Participants develop an understanding of the critical properties of the raw materials that are vital to guarantee acceptable quality board. Course instructors teach participants how the “Centerline Process” can be adopted in their plant to achieve a product that is consistent every day and on all shifts.
  3. Participants will also learn the causes of excess waste and how to measure and eliminate this waste.

Why Should You Attend? 

  • Learn how to increase productivity, improve quality and minimize waste
  • Take home new ideas and operational methods to improve production
  • Share your specific problems and issues with the experts –Bring samples with you!
  • Learn how you can maintain quality while reaching maximum corrugator speeds 
  • Find out how you can get the maximum yield of boxes from the paperboard consumed 
  • Identify how and where you can reduce excess waste 
 Who Should Attend?
  • Corrugator Operators
  • Box Plant Supervisors
  • Production Managers
  • Staff Engineers
  • Technical Service Managers in corrugated container plants and paper corporations

Learning Outcomes

Completing this course will enable you, among other skills, to:  

  • Describe elements of the corrugating process.
  • Troubleshoot the most common operational problems
  • Recognize critical properties of paperboard, starch adhesive and how to control warp


      Earn CEUs

      TAPPI will award 2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for completion of the curriculum. 

      The Education Project Center of TAPPI has been reviewed and approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1620 I Street, NW, Suite 615, Washington, DC 20006.
      TAPPI will award CEUs to participants who attend and participate in at least 80% of the educational sessions and complete a final program evaluation.
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