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Recovery Boiler User Group Conference

Start date: Jan 22, 2018
End date: Jan 24, 2018
Place: Charlotte, NC, United States

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(Online link below)

Valmet is pleased to invite you to our annual Recovery Boiler Users Group (RBUG) January 22-24, 2018 in Charlotte, NC. This event is dedicated to the cooperative sharing of technical knowledge and experience among the Owners and Operators of the fleet of Valmet Recovery Boiler Units in North America.

Who Should Attend?

Employees of Pulp mills with Valmet Recovery Boilers or other Valmet/Metso recovery equipment.

(Please note this event is by invitation only. We reserve the right to deny admission to those who do not qualify.)

Conference Highlights

The Users’ Group (RBUG) will leverage the overall technical expertise and experience of Valmet Fleet Operators. This conference will include identifying best practices, developing effective and innovative solutions, new product development, and improvement areas for future R&D projects as well as keeping everyone up to date on the latest industry developments and issues.

Send your Agenda topic requests! Will you be a Presenter or Speaker?  If Yes, your registration & hotel are paid by Valmet. Contact for details.

NOTE: This is a USER GROUP conference, which includes team building activities, therefore the goal is for “OWNERS and MILL PARTICIPANTS” to drive the agenda and participate and present applicable materials. Preliminary topics will build from the 2017 Agenda with additional preliminary agenda topics listed below as requested:

  • Inspections and working toward longer operating duration between outages.
  • Smelt Spout Review / Update
  • 18 Month Outages, lessons learned
  • Condensate handling, quality, energy efficiency
  • Recausticizing
  • Handling of NPE in the liquor cycle
  • BLRBAC recommendation review
  • Improving performance with advanced process controls

For additional topic requests, please submit your suggestions on the registration form, or contact Nancy Ries.

Recovery Boiler User Group Conference
January 22-24, 2018 - Charlotte, NC

Hotel accommodations:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Ayrsley/Top Golf Charlotte

Guest room booking link:

Phone:  1-704-970-5400
Meeting location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Ayrsley
1917 Ayrsley Town Boulevard
Charlotte, North Carolina, 28273, USA

REGISTER NOW using one of the following methods:


Early Bird Discount

Submit your online registration by November 30th @ $200/person (USD)
After November 30, $425/person (USD)
Each additional person attending the conference from the same location is $250 USD.
** Presenters receive 1 main attendee @ no cost.

Note: This conference will be offered on a "first come, first-served" basis. Seats are limited.