2016 TAPPI Tissue 201 – Operations and Runnability Course
Meet the exceptional members of the course faculty...

Jeff Peters – BTG Americas
Course Co-Chair
Jeff graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Chemical Engineering.  He started his career with Hercules Incorporated.  Over his 23 year career he spent time in field sales, Global Tissue Applications, Tissue Business Management and Global Tissue Marketing.  Jeff left the paper industry for a few years to test his entrepreneurial spirit.  Four years ago, he joined BTG Americas as the organization's Tissue Applications Manager.

Jim Bell - Albany International
Course Co-Chair

Jim is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of Colorado at Boulder with a BS in Chemical Engineering and a ME in Engineering Management.  Jim has worked for Albany International’s Press Fabric Applications team for over 20 years with a focus on improving safety, drying and press fabric life through design.

 Additional Faculty will include:
David Castro - Nalco
Charlie Foss, BTG
Matt Gregersen - Albany International
John Holton Jaeger Inc. Cylinder Service

Jerry Kramer - Valmet

Jan Larsson - Valmet

John Neun - Albany International

Jan Skawski - Valmet

Mark Sorenson - Andritz Kusters

David Welsford - Solenis

Brian Worcester - Georgia-Pacific, LLC