Achieving world class OCC in the North American Market

Start date: Sep 20, 2023

End date: Sep 20, 2023

Location: Webinar, North America

Customer quoteWebinar Date: September 20, 1pm EDT, 45 minutes + Q&A

Webinar Description

In the current energy situation with demands on the circular economy and the need for the effective use of resources, OCC lines play a crucial role in the board production process. Optimal OCC lines can provide high-quality recycled fiber output, efficient and adaptable processing, and minimal fiber loss. In this webinar, we will dive into the requirements of modern OCC line and Valmet's cutting-edge technology for both, integrated OCC line deliveries from bale to board and stand-alone OCC processes. We will also introduce recent success stories from the industry that outline the significant advantages achieved. 

During the webinar, we will cover the following: 

  • Introduction to Valmet´s OCC concept in North America
  • Latest and future developments in the OCC technology
  • Customer case: Quality improvements by complete OCC to board -concept

[NOTE: The webinar will be in the English language. This webinar is only offered to pulp, paper, board and tissue producers, P&P industry consultants and university faculty and students. Use your company or university domain email address when registering. Products and services mentioned in this presentation may not be available in all regions.]


Jussi Ahola

Jussi Ahola
Manager, Process Technology Department
Stock Preparation and Recycled Fiber

Jussi Ahola is an experienced Recycled Fiber and Stock preparation Process Technology Manager with over 30 years of knowledge of waste-to-energy, recycling, and stock preparation technologies. Today he is leading a Process Technology group in Valmet Technologies. Jussi has a vast experience in selling and realizing projects to convert recycled raw materials into packaging products. He holds a Master of Science in Energy, Fluid dynamics.

Jim Burns

Jim Burns
Process Technology Manager
Stock Preparation and Recycled Fiber

Jim Burns is a Process Technology Manager at Valmet Technologies with over three decades of expertise in recycled fiber and stock preparation. Jim has a long experience of business and product development in stock preparation, especially with filtration, cleaners and pulpers. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Massachusetts Lowell.

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