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Tuesday 4/24 to Wednesday 04/25

Root Cause Problems Elimination-Raleigh, North Carolina, open

IDCON's two-day course teaches a structured approach to problem elimination. Unlike the commonly used Root Cause Analysis, the training focuses on the steps required to eliminate the failure/problem rather than just analyzing it. 

Tuesday 5/1 to Wednesday 05/2

Tissue 201: Operations and Runnability-Neenah, WI, open

This intermediate-to-advanced course will help students to improve tissue quality and consistency, understand contributors to waste and downtime, learn reliability and maintenance best practices and diagnose and troubleshoot problems quickly.

Thursday 5/3 to Friday 05/4

Advanced Hands-On Papermaking: Formation - May 2018-University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, open

Learn from Dr. Gerry Ring at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and by hands-on work using the university's Fourdrinier pilot paper machine about paper formation and how it affects numerous other paper qualities, as well as how paper can be manipulated and improved.

Tuesday 5/8 to Thursday 05/10

Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM2) 3-Day Public Course-Texarkana, Texas/Arkansas, USA, open

Strategic Maintenance Reliability is pleased to offer Aladon’s Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM2) 3-Day Public Course.
The RCM2 3-Day course is a comprehensive and in-depth study of John Moubray’s RCMII work. Participants will gain the knowledge and understanding of how RCM2 is applied to physical asset management and learn how to work in a facilitated RCM2 analysis to develop Operating Context, Functions, Functional Failures, Failure Modes, Effects, understand consequence of failure, and finally how to develop Action Plans.

Monday 5/14 to Tuesday 05/15

IDCON Work Management Planning and Scheduling (in French)-Longueuil, Quebec, Canada, open

TAPPI is offering its members access to French-language courses to improve maintenance and reliability practices. The quality training is delivered through a partnership between IDCON and ProSygma of Canada. IDCON's version of Work Management Planning and Scheduling is presented as La Planification et L'Ordonnancement in Quebec, Canada.

Tuesday 5/15 to Wednesday 05/16

Work Management Planning & Scheduling-West Coast, USA (Site TBD), open

Learn proven methods from IDCON on how to improve preventive maintenance, stores, utilization of craftspeople, maintenance costs, schedules and much more!

Tissue 101: Properties and Processes Course

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

This introductory course increases understanding of tissue performance properties and manufacturing. It is designed for participants who desire a comprehensive overview of the tissue manufacturing process and the effect of processes on product performance properties.

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Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology Course

Monday, January 7, 2019

This training event is among the highest rated of all TAPPI courses! Offers introductory- and intermediate-level content covering technology, including “what” happens, and “why” things happen.  This course provides the foundation for learning advanced topics more quickly. Learn from one of the most well-known and enthusiastic instructors, Dr. Michael Kocurek.

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Tissue 202: Converting Operations

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

This training explores the converting processes of rolled products and how the quality and variability of tissue parent jumbo reels and soft rolls impact the runnability of these complex lines.

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