Two Plants. Two Cities. Two Days of Training.
During the seminar operation and maintenance experts will emphasize the prevention of problems and breakdowns by establishing a series of daily checks and observations to maintain an environment of continuous improvement. Each participant will return to his or her facility with a plan to improve daily operations and maintenance.
Green Bay Packaging | De Pere, WI
Attendees will see everything from the process for optimal splicing at the wet end to the methods of consistent stack quality at the dry end at Green Bay Packaging in De Pere, WI. Controls for temperature, adhesive, steam and air use will receive special focus.
BW Papersystems | Phillips, WI
Attendees can observe and explore the how and why of maintenance including machine alignment, vibration control, and tooling calibration. This training is a unique opportunity because the manufactured components are not yet in production.
- Maintaining the optimal splicing process.
- Singlefacer preventative maintenance best practices.
- Maintaining slitter scorer slit quality and tooling calibration.
- Maintaining cut length accuracy.
- Stacker stack quality.
- Establishing a daily corrugator “route".
- “Go to Gemba” organizing your work place.
- Vibration analysis/IR survey.
- Machine alignment.
- Steam/air best practices.
- Plant lighting best practices.
Who Should Attend?
- Operators who want to know how the machine works and how to best control it.
- Supervisors who want to increase their professionalism in leading the team to consistent productivity.
- Maintenance personnel interested in maintaining the machine and preventing losses of time and product.
- Production managers that are building an ever improving productivity environment.
- Early Bird Fee (before August 29, 2019): $1295 (single) $1195 (3 or more)
- Member Fee (after August 29, 2019): $1395 (single) $1295 (3 or more)
- Non-Member Fee: $2000
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Hotel & Course Location:
Please Note: AICC will be booking hotel rooms for attendees for October 8th and 9th. This is included in the registration fee. Hotel rooms for additional nights, based on arrival/return flights, need to be made on your own. Attendees will not arrive back to Green Bay until 5:00 pm. AICC suggests participants book a flight after 7:00 pm or stay an extra night at the Raddison.
Hotel - Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Green Bay
2040 Airport Drive | Green Bay, WI 54313
- Group Room Rate: $95/per night (Deadline: Tuesday, September 17, 2019)
- Call to Book (920) 494-7300
Course Location Day 1:
Green Bay Packaging | De Pere Division | 2001 American Boulevard | De Pere, WI
Course Location Day 2:
BW Papersystems | 1300 N Airport Road | Phillips, WI
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | Green Bay, WI
8:30am The Splicing Process
9:30am Successful Singlefacing
12:30pm Plant Tour
2:00pm Creating a Corrugator Route
3:00pm Bus Departs for BW Papersystem Corrugator Headquarters, Four Seasons Learning and Manufacturing Facility, in Phillips, WI
6:00pm Dinner with BW Papersystem Trainers and Staff
Thursday, October 10, 2019 | Philips, WI
8:00am Knife Cut length accuracy tips and tactics
9:30am Vibration analysis tools/technology
10:30am Slitter Scorer, staying sharp…
12:15pm Plant Tour
2:00pm Stack quality tips and tactics
2:30pm Bus departs for Green Bay, WI
4:30pm Bus will stop at Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport then the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center. AICC recommends booking a flight that departs after 7:00 PM.
Transportation Note: A bus will be provided to meet all transportation needs for the course. LOCAL ATTENDEES WILL STILL NEED TO MEET AT THE HOTEL. Attendees will need to park at the hotel, they cannot drive to Green Bay Packaging or to BW Papersystems. Attendees will not arrive back to Green Bay until 5:00 pm. Participants need to book a flight after 7:00 pm or stay an extra night at the Radisson.
Scott Ellis EdD
Principal, Working Well LLC
Dr. Scott Ellis is a leadership and process improvement specialist who serves on AICC’s faculty to assist in building Packaging School curriculum. Scott has served as a resource for development of individuals, teams, and organizations as a consultant, teacher, psychotherapist, coach, and general manager in the packaging industry for two decades. His pragmatic approach is focused on making it easy to do the right things right.
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Installation & Training Leader - Corrugated & Finishing | BW Papersystems
Steve Nerney is a mechanical engineer with a master’s in business administration and 28 years of industry experience. His is currently the Installation Leader for BW Papersystems. Prior roles include plant engineer, plant superintendent and production manager for Inland Container and Gaylord Container Plants.
Training Specialist | BW Papersystems
After meeting Brett, you will quickly learn he’s focused on fixing things, and he likes to ski. Brett graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville and worked as a field service team member in the corrugating industry for 15 years. He now trains field service team members for BW Papersystems. Brett, and his wife Angie, live in Amoro, Wisconsin. They both enjoy alpine skiing in the mountains.
Senior Site Leader for Field Service | BW Papersystems
Steve has many years of experience in the corrugated industry working for BW Papersystems, and other suppliers. You can typically find him directing installations of partial and complete corrugators. While the projects are large and complex, you’ll notice that Steve pays attention to the small details. He lives in Georgia and is a proud dad of his teenage daughter.
All course cancellations must be made in writing and sent to AICC, P.O. Box 25708, Alexandria, VA 22313, or faxed to (703) 836-2795. Registrants who cancel more than three weeks prior to the program date are entitled to a full refund of the registration fee; three weeks or less, but more than one week, a cancellation penalty of 50% of the registration fee will be assessed; less than one week and no shows, no refund. AICC does NOT offer refunds for those who cancel within three weeks of the program date and wish to reschedule their participation to another program or to the same program on a later date. However, substitutions are allowed and strongly encouraged and can be made from the same company for the same course date. If AICC cancels any program, a full refund will be provided. AICC may cancel programs if attendance does not meet required levels. Be sure to phone AICC to confirm a course is being held before making non-refundable airline tickets. Travel fares and hotel deposits cannot be reimbursed.