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                                                              Roland Opens Ink Video                             TAPPI Holding Tissue Runnability Course
                                                                Contest for Entries
                                                                                                        TAPPI will hold its 2010 Tissue               Topics covered include:
                                                             Roland DGA Corp. announced a new           Runnability Course this spring for the
                                                             contest inviting customers to share the    first time in several years. Last held in     • Understanding the impact of recycled
                                                             success they have had using the com-       2005, this course offers skills training      furnishes on paper characteristics
                                                             pany’s inks.                               for professionals involved in tissue and
                                                                                                        towel production at many levels.              • Incorporating principles of wet-end
                                                             The “Why I Use Roland Inks” contest                                                      chemistry into the machine operation
                                                             launched on YouTube where Roland           Course instructors designed the curricu-
                                                             customers can post original videos         lum to deliver a thorough understanding       • Improving the cleaning and condition-
                                                             telling the world what they like about     of the tissue-making process, how to          ing of felts and wires
                                                             Roland inks. Video entries will be         diagnose problems, run smooth opera-
                                                             accepted through May 31, and win-          tions, prevent snags and increase quality     • Recognizing causes of tissue runnabil-
                                                             ners will be announced June 14 via the     and production.                               ity problems in the press/Yankee/hood
                                                             Roland Web site, Twitter and YouTube.                                                    drying systems
                                                                                                        Online registration is now open. The
                                                             Two winners will be selected, and the      course will be held April 19-21 at            • Identifying improvement opportuni-
                                                             grand prize, a year’s supply of Roland     TAPPI’s new training facility at its          ties on the dry-end of the paper machine
                                                             inks valued at $5,000, will go to the      Norcross, Ga. headquarters.
                                                             most “compelling” video entry as                                                         • Pinpointing problems with the Yankee
                                                             judged by Roland’s creative team. The      The three-day course is developed for         dryer steam, coating, and hood systems
                                                                                                        engineers, machine and technical teams,       to increase machine productivity.
                                                                                                        or lead operators involved in the effi-
                                                                                                        ciency and quality of their plant’s opera-    More information about the course
                                                                                                        tions. Participants will learn how to run     schedule, including CEUs available,
                                                                                                        production with optimum settings for          registration and fees are available at
                                                                                                        peak performance on various systems.

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