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Best Practices for Corrugator & Maintenance Operations
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 Export to Your Calendar 4/17/2019 to 4/18/2019
When: (Wed-Thu) April 17-18, 2019
Where: BW Papersystems
Phillips Training Center
1300 North Airport Road
Phillips, Wisconsin  54555
United States
Contact: Taryn Pyle
(703) 836-2422


Online registration is available until: 4/17/2019
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Two Plants. Two Cities. Two Days of Training.

In this course, you will observe best practices for operations of the corrugator and learn how to maintain the machine for optimal performance.

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. 

At the BW Papersystems Corrugator Headquarters in Phillips, WI, in their Four Seasons Learning and Manufacturing Facility, 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.

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.

Learning Objectives:

Machine specific:

  • 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.

Overall:

  • 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.

Registration Information:

(Registration includes hotel fees for April 16th & 17th)

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  • Early Bird Fee: $1,295 (single) | $1,195 per person for (3 or more) (Early Bird Cut-off Date: March 1, 2019)
  • Member Reg Fee (After March 1, 2019): $1,395 (single) | $1,295 (3 or more) 
  • Non-member Reg Fee: $1,495

Hotel & Course Location:

Please Note: AICC will be booking hotel rooms for attendees for April 16th and 17th. 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.


Radisson Hotel and Conference Center- Green Bay | 2040 Airport Drive | Green Bay WI 54313

  • Group Room Rate: $95 a night (Cut-Off Date:Tuesday, March 26, 2019)
  • Call to Book at Group Rate: (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  | Phillips, WI | View Website 

Transportation Note: A bus will be provided to meet all transportation needs for the course. Please bring all of your belongings onto the bus with you. You will be in a different hotel on each day. Local attendees will still need to meet at the Radisson Hotel and park at there. Attendees cannot drive to Green Bay Packaging or to BW Paperystems.