Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course - Virtual

Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course - Virtual

Virtual
Monday, September 14, 2020 to Friday, October 16, 2020

This virtual blended learning course can help you expand your overall understanding of kraft pulp mill operations and your awareness of how one part of the process affects other operations. You can become better equipped to troubleshoot quality problems and feel more confident in your interactions among process engineers and operators with this training.

#Stronger Together #Better Together

The TAPPI Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course 
is the most comprehensive introductory to intermediate Kraft Pulp Manufacturing short course available.

It is now being offered in an interactive, blended learning format, which combines the best features of an in-person short course with the convenience of a distance eLearning course.

Begins September 14!

Course instructor, Dr. Michael J. Kocurek, Professor Emeritus at North Carolina State University, has successfully taught this content for 47 years to many thousands of operators (new and experienced), and process engineers, at more than 90 pulp mills, and to suppliers, consultants, and organizations.  His expertise and unique collection of more than 1000 visuals delivers an exceptional training experience.

Dr. Kocurek will be joined by a special guest, Dr. Peter Hart, a fiber science expert and chemical engineer, course instructor and winner of several technical awards. 

The flexible Course Schedule can be beneficial to operators and supervisors, and those who cannot spend days away from their mills, and to suppliers.

TRAINING OBJECTIVES ENABLE PARTICIPANTS TO:

  • Describe and define kraft mill processes, equipment, terminology, and variables, in order to increase ability to improve operations and pulp quality.
  • Recognize how one part of the process affects other operations and to increase awareness of the importance of thinking on a mill-wide scale.
  • Interpret better how process variables affect pulp quality, and troubleshoot variations in pulp quality.
  • Extend awareness of the complex environmental challenges associated with kraft pulp production.
  • Participate in virtual class exercises and discussions; and completion of assignments designed to enhance learning and course value, by applying course content to your position/company.

TOPICS PRESENTED

  • Wood and Fiber Raw Materials & Properties
  • Preparation of Wood and Chips for Pulping
  • Black Liquor Recovery & Preparation of White Liquor
  • Pulping Overview,Terminology, Pulp Properties and Tests
  • Batch and Continuous Digester Equipment and Technology
  • Kraft Pulping Reactions in the Digester
  • Pulping Variables, Variations, and Effects on Pulp Properties
  • Reducing variation in and optimizing Chip Penetration, Pulp Yield, Kappa Number, Pulp Strength, & importance of Residual EA
  • Ishikawa (Fishbone) Analysis of Sources of Variations in Pulp Strength
  • Hot Stock Refining ( equipment, technology, and reject refining)
  • Washing (equipment, technology, variables, soda loss, foam reduction)
  • Screening & Cleaning (equipment, technology, and variables)
  • Bleaching Overview (terminology, technology, sequence trends, environmental)
  • Chlorine Dioxide (Do D1 D2) pulp reactions & variables
  • Oxygen Delignification pulp reactions & variables
  • Caustic Extraction, Peroxide, Ozone, Enzymatic, Brightness Reversion
  • Effect of one part of the pulp mill on other parts
  • Trends in Kraft Pulping and Bleaching
  • New information from TAPPI’s 2018 & 2019 Pulping Conferences
  • Non-wood Pulping & Bleaching Overview
  • Byproduct Recovery (tall oil, turpentine, lignin, methanol, & the Bio-refinery)
  • Pulp Mill Environmental Overview (US laws, air and effluent treatment
  • Customized content from registrants who complete the pre-course survey to identify specific areas of interest

WHO SHOULD ATTEND... AND WHY

New Process Engineers and Operators
Introductory-level content speeds up and enhances training of all new mill employees, and prepares them more quickly for more advanced projects to improve process operations and pulp quality.

Experienced Operators, Engineers, Supervisors and Managers
Both introductory and intermediate-level content, covering process variables that help answer “why things happen,” fill in technical knowledge gaps for experienced operators, supervisors, and process engineers - to better troubleshoot variations in processes and pulp quality, including variations in pulp yield, kappa number, pulp strength, and brightness, in order to optimize both processes and pulp quality.

Suppliers and Customer Service
This course helps participants gain increased confidence in understanding the pulp and paper processes, products, equipment, terminology, and technology at their company or mill and in troubleshooting customer service issues.

Corporate, Financial, and Administration
The training curriculum delivered gives non-technical participants increased confidence in understanding their pulp and paper processes, products, equipment, terminology, and technology; to interact more knowledgeably; and to increase their ability to apply this knowledge to finance and/or other management functions.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Kraft Pulping and Processing

  • Become familiar with pulping and bleaching terminology
  • Increase knowledge of the most common pulp properties/tests
  • Understand wood fiber and wood and chip preparation
  • Learn the major types of equipment (Batch & Continuous Digesters) used in kraft pulping
  • Gain an overview perspective of the primary operations and reactions that occur in the digesters between wood and pulping chemicals
  • List several major pulping variables and gain an overview of major kraft pulping trends
  • Understand pulp processing (washing, screening, cleaning) and by-product recovery basics

Bleaching

  • Increase understanding of the bleaching sequences, variables, and bleaching reactions

Environmental

  • Build greater awareness of pulp mill environmental challenges

Earn CEUs!
TAPPI awards 2.0 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) for completion of this course.

TAPPI's Professional Development department has been accredited as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) since 2006. In obtaining this accreditation, TAPPI has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, TAPPI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

Who Benefits Most?

The TAPPI Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching virtual learning program is ideal for anyone new to the kraft pulping process, particularly process engineers, machine operators, kraft pulp operators and suppliers.
For new employees and those moving to new positions...
  • A more rapid, in depth and enhanced completion of their training;
  • The ability to learn and gain additional knowledge more easily when interacting with any experienced mill people or suppliers; and
  • Having the foundation of knowledge to take on more advanced projects, including troubleshooting both process and pulp quality problems.
For more experienced people...
  • Filling in gaps in technical knowledge (we all have some!); and
  • The ability to better train new employees.

This is the first time that TAPPI’s popular Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course is offered in a unique, blended learning format!

This training will begin Monday, September 14, 2020. 

You may choose to complete the course in several days or a few weeks.  The curriculum is flexible!

Here's what this virtual course includes:

Pre-Course Survey
A pre-course survey will be conducted before the short course begins to identify your individual learning objectives and needs.

One-on-One Planning Discussion
Dr. Michael J. Kocurek, who has taught this course to students and thousands of professionals and operators, will work with you individually to discuss and advise on the flexible learning options:

  1. The course content can be covered in as little as two to three days, which is comparable to a normal morning and afternoon short course.
  2. The course content can be covered in five to six days using only mornings for increased flexibility, discussions, Q&A and assignments.  Missed lectures can be viewed anytime or on other days.
  3. The course content can be covered in four to five weeks, using a university/college-type schedule with only one to two lectures per day for maximum flexibility.  Missed lectures can be viewed anytime or on other days.


Options 2 and 3 cover all of the content in IKPBC, plus more time for the additional features:

  • Class interactions and discussions
  • Questions and comments
  • A troubleshooting exercise
  • Daily or weekly individual assignments; to enrich learning and applications to benefit the attendees learning and company.

Uniquely Crafted Integrated Lectures
One to two lectures per day are offered for maximum flexibility.  A total of 21 lectures are included with the entire curriculum... likely more than any other short course available on these topics.

Some lectures are NPT2 lectures which have opening on-camera opening remarks by the Instructor, followed by content, then closing remarks.

Most lectures include new recorded updates on industry trends.

Participants will engage with Dr. Kocurek at the end of lectures on TAPPI Connect for Q&A, comments, discussion and input on troubleshooting exercises and assignments.

Friday lectures feature a live online discussion via Zoom for covering Q&A, comments and further discussion on lesson content.

Greater Flexibility = More Content
With the flexible, virtual curriculum planned - utilizing NPT2 lectures with recorded industry updates - is not restricted to the normal 50-minute presentation schedule often used in short courses, participants receive 25 percent more content within this blended learning format, more time for assignments and the optimization exercise.

While this format is particularly excellent for those who are new in their positions, experienced people will also appreciate being able to scan introductory content at their own pace and focus more on the extra intermediate content.

Classwork Study Guides
IKPBCV NotesAssignments and follow-along PDF notes will be provided with each week’s program of learning.  These study guides are designed to also serve as valuable reference materials later back at work when participants apply newly acquired information and practices into action.

TAPPI Professional Certificate
Participants of this course can take the TAPPI Professional Certificate test at the conclusion of the course.  A TAPPI Professional Certificate ensures understanding of the learning outcomes presented.

Course Evaluation
As with all TAPPI training events, participants will have the opportunity to provide feedback about the learning outcomes, quality of the instruction and content of the curriculum.

CEUs Awarded
Participants who complete the Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Virtual training can receive 2.0 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs).

Questions?
If you have any additional questions about the virtual format or about the course training in general, contact Training Manager Shannon Warchalowsky at [email protected]

Who Benefits Most?

The TAPPI Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching virtual learning program is ideal for anyone new to the kraft pulping process, particularly process engineers, machine operators, kraft pulp operators and suppliers.
For new employees and those moving to new positions...
  • A more rapid, in depth and enhanced completion of their training;
  • The ability to learn and gain additional knowledge more easily when interacting with any experienced mill people or suppliers; and
  • Having the foundation of knowledge to take on more advanced projects, including troubleshooting both process and pulp quality problems.
For more experienced people...
  • Filling in gaps in technical knowledge (we all have some!); and
  • The ability to better train new employees.

2020 Course Schedule

This Course Schedule is flexible with a curriculum that can be modified to fit your schedule and learning preferences, with topics and content that can be covered in multiple days or weeks. 

Dr. Michael Kocurek will present the scheduled topics listed below in addition to training intervals that include:

  • Live Troubleshooting Exercises
  • Challenge Assignments
  • Interactive Q&A via TAPPI Connect with Dr. Kocurek

About Time Zones and Access

  • The most convenient time for Live Zoom discussions will be decided during during the first week of the course to accommodate multiple time zones.  Additionally, all sessions will be recorded.
  • Dr. Kocurek will be available during office hours where he may be reached between 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday to best accommodate your busy schedule.
  • Due to the flexibily of this blended learning course, participants may likely represent several different countries, which will broaden your opportunity to interact with international pulp and paper peers.

Shorter Timeframe
Proposed Multi-Day Course Schedule (PDF)

Longer Timeframe
Proposed Full-Multi Week Course Schedule (Below)

SESSION ONE

Monday
Zoom Face-to-Face Kick-Off Session
Introductions, Course Overview, Survey Results
Troubleshooting
Class Exercise and Assignments
TAPPI Lecture 1 - Pulp Mill Overview Video
TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments

Tuesday
TAPPI Lecture 2 - Wood & Fiber Supply
TAPPI Lecture 3 - Wood and Fiber Raw Materials

  • Global Hardwoods and Softwoods; Wood Properties; Fiber Properties

TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignment 1 

Wednesday
TAPPI Lecture 4 - Chemistry of Wood
TAPPI Lecture 5 - Preparation of Wood

  • Woodyard Operations
  • Debarking

TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions 

Thursday
TAPPI Lecture 6 - Preparation of Chips 

  • Chipping
  • Screening
  • Chip Storage and Recovery
  • Chip Quality TAPPI Lecture 7 - Preparation of White Liquor
  • Chemical Recovery Cycle
  • Evaporation, Recovery Boiler, Causticizing
  • Recovery Terminology; Liquor Analysis

TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions

Friday
Face-to-Face Zoom Discussion 1 (Lectures 2 – 8)
TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments

SESSION TWO
Monday
TAPPI Lecture 8 - Overview of Kraft Pulping & Pulp Properties

  • Terminology, Pulp Properties & Tests

TAPPI Connect, Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions

Tuesday
TAPPI Lecture 9 - Kraft Digesters and Technology 

  • Batch and Continuous

TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions   

Wednesday
TAPPI Lecture 10 - Kraft Pulping Chemical Reactions

  • Delignification
  • Cellulose, Hemicellulose, Extractives

TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignment 2 

Thursday
TAPPI Lecture 11 - Pulping Variables 

  • AA, EA, H Factor
  • Chip Quality
  • Kappa Variation
  • Increasing Pulp Yield
  • Pulp Strength Optimization

TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions

Friday
Face-to-Face Zoom Discussion 2 (Lectures 8 -11)
TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions

SESSION THREE
Monday
TAPPI Lecture 12 - Pulping Trends

  • Displacement Cooking; MCC Cooking
  • Lo-Solids Cooking; Isothermal Cooking
  • Impbin & Digester Cooking
  • AQ, Polysulfide

TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions

Tuesday
TAPPI Lecture 13 - Pulp Processing Overview

  • Fiber line examples
  • Fiberizing
  • De-knotting
  • Reject Refining

TAPPI Lecture 14 - Brown Stock Washing

  • Displacement Washing
  • Diffusion & Pressure Washing
  • Washing Equipment
  • Washing Variables

TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions

Wednesday
TAPPI Lecture 15 - Screening & Cleaning  
TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions

Thursday
TAPPI Lecture 16 - Overview of Bleaching 

  • Sequences, History,
  • ECF and TCF
  • Bleaching Basics, Terminology
  • Market Pulp

TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions

Friday
Face-to-Face Zoom Discussion #3 (Lectures 12 – 16)
TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions

SESSION FOUR
Monday
TAPPI Lecture 17 - Chlorine Dioxide Bleaching

  • Equipment
  • Variables & Reactions

TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions

Tuesday
TAPPI Lecture 18 - Oxygen Delignification, Peroxide, Ozone, Brightness Reversion 

  • Equipment
  • Variables & Reactions

TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions

Wednesday
TAPPI Lecture 19 - Pulp Mill Summary
TAPPI Lecture 20 - Bi-product Recovery  

  • Tall Oil Soap, Turpentine, Lignin, Ethanol, Acids, Other

TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions

Thursday
TAPPI Lecture 21 - Pulp Mill Environmental Control

  • Effluent Treatment
  • Air Emissions Contro

TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise; Assignments; Thought Questions

Friday
Face-to-Face Zoom Discussion #4 (Lectures 17 – 21)
TAPPI Connect Q&A and Comments
Troubleshooting Exercise, Assignments, Thought Questions

SESSION FIVE
Face-to-Face Zoom Discussion #5

  • Wrap Up
  • Troubleshooting Exercise Summary
  • Q&A and Comments
  • Troubleshooting Class Exercise Summary
  • Key References Requests
  • All Assignments Due This Week
  • Professional Certificate Assessment

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TAPPI Blended Short Course

This TAPPI course schedule combines live interaction with expert instructor, Dr. Michael J. Kocurek, practical assignments, new industry updates, interactive Q&A, and integrated portions of curriculum from the TAPPI Academy eLearning series, Pulp Manufacturing Technology, developed with the National Network for Pulp & Paper Technology Training (NPT2) initiative.
The TAPPI Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course is flexible providing registered participants options to follow the Course Schedule below over a timeframe of multiple days or up to five weeks, depending on a pace that's comfortable to you.

Dr. Michael Kocurek

Exceptional knowledge and instructional expertise will be shared with participants of this virtual course.

This course is designed and delivered by Dr. Michael J. Kocurek, one of the world's most recognized educators in the pulp and paper industry. 

He will be joined by Dr. Peter Hart, a chemical engineer and fiber science expert.

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Dr. Michael J. Kocurek
Professor Emeritus of Paper Science & Engineering at North Carolina State University

Dr. Kocurek's focus is on Pulp & Paper Technology, Linerboard Manufacture, Tissue Manufacture, Paper Properties, and Workforce and Professional Development.

He has taught students and thousands of industry operators and professionals at more than 200 mills and 50 paper industry corporations, government and other organizations, including TAPPI, the Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the American and Forest Association (AF&PA).  Additionally, he has taught undergraduate and graduate students since 1970.

Dr. Kocurek has developed seven distance e-Learning P&P technical courses under a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant at Coastal Alabama.

He is the course chair for TAPPI's oldest and highly ranked short course on Introduction to Pulp & Paper Technology  (for 44 years). He is the editor of 11 books, including the recognized Pulp and Paper Manufacture series covering the entire field of pulp & paper. He has authored and/or co-authored 25 video publications, including the Introduction to Pulp & Paper series - again covering the entire field of pulp & paper.

Dr. Kocurek received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Paper Science & Engineering from the SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry, and Syracuse University. He has served as Paper Science Department Head at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, an academic program he founded; and NC State University. He also has served as Executive Director of the Herty Foundation, an authority agency of the State of Georgia. While at Herty, he oversaw a $27 million modernization of the laboratory, creating the largest pilot scale P&P and advanced fiber development center in the US.

His honors include TAPPI Fellow, TAPPI Distinguished Service Award, TAPPI Paper and Board Division Technical Achievement Award; and induction into the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame - an honor bestowed to recognize people who have made preeminent contributions to the global paper industry.

Dr. Peter Hart,
Director, Fiber Science and Technology, WestRock

Dr. Hart has been with WestRock for more than 25 years, first working for Westvaco at its pulping and bleaching research center in Charleston, South Carolina.  From there, he moved to the Westvaco mill in Wickliffe, Kentucky as a production engineer in pulp, power and recovery.  After assisting with the due diligence associated with the purchase of the Temple Inland mill in Evadale, Texas, Dr. Hart moved to Texas as a technical assistant to the production manager. At the merger of Westvaco and Mead, he returned to research out of Chillicothe, Ohio. 

After several small group and senior individual contributor positions, Dr. Hart became the director of fiber science and technology for MWV, later to become WestRock. He currently serves as co-chair of the APPTI Next Generation Pulping Team and co-chair of the Black Liquor Concentration Team. He has been a TAPPI member for more than 35 years and has chaired the Brownstock Washing short course for more than 10 years. He has also presented in the Bleaching short course and won several technical awards from TAPPI.

Dr. Hart earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Pulp and Paper Technology, his M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maine, and received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Who Benefits Most?

The TAPPI Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching virtual learning program is ideal for anyone new to the kraft pulping process, particularly process engineers, machine operators, kraft pulp operators and suppliers.
For new employees and those moving to new positions...
  • A more rapid, in depth and enhanced completion of their training;
  • The ability to learn and gain additional knowledge more easily when interacting with any experienced mill people or suppliers; and
  • Having the foundation of knowledge to take on more advanced projects, including troubleshooting both process and pulp quality problems.
For more experienced people...
  • Filling in gaps in technical knowledge (we all have some!); and
  • The ability to better train new employees.

Update news from TAPPI...

The registration is extended beyond Aug. 31, 2020.

Registration is now being accepted through Wednesday, September 16, 2020, so that you can still register.  It is not too late to receive a quick ramp-up discussion and get on track to join the others already participating.

 

Before
Aug 31, 2020

After
Aug 31, 2020

Meeting Registration

 

 

Member

$955

$1,055

Join or Renew and Save

$1,130

$1,230

Young Professional under 30 Join or Renew and Save

$1,080

$1,175

Nonmember

$1,745

$1,855

 

 

 

Group Meeting Registration, per person (3+ people from the same location)

 

 

Member

$870

$980

Join or Renew and Save

$1,050

$1,160

Young Professional under 30 Join or Renew and Save

$990

$1,095

Nonmember

$1,480

$1,590

 

Cancellation Policy
If you find that you have to cancel, your full registration fee will be refunded if TAPPI’s Registration Department receives written notification (fax acceptable at +1.770.209.7206) by Monday, August 31, 2020.

Please note: A 50-percent refund for all written cancellations can be made after Monday, August 31, 2020, but no later than five (5) business days prior to the start of the course, Monday, September 7, 2020.  Understandably, after Monday, September 7, 2020, no refunds can be issued. Substitutions, however, will be accepted any time without a penalty.

Refund Policy
100% - Cancellation received by Monday, August 31, 2020.
50% - Cancellations received after Monday, August 31, 2020 and no later than Monday, September 7, 2020.
NO REFUND- Cancellations received after Monday, September 7, 2020.

Payment Policy
TAPPI requires that all registration fees are paid in full prior to the start of the course.

Ways to Save

  1. Be the early-bird. Discounts are available for those who register before the early-bird date.
  2. Join TAPPI.  TAPPI members enjoy discounted rates for this course.  If you're not already a member, join us!
  3. Bring the team.  Group rates are offered for three or more people from the same location.

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Who Benefits Most?

The TAPPI Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching virtual learning program is ideal for anyone new to the kraft pulping process, particularly process engineers, machine operators, kraft pulp operators and suppliers.
For new employees and those moving to new positions...
  • A more rapid, in depth and enhanced completion of their training;
  • The ability to learn and gain additional knowledge more easily when interacting with any experienced mill people or suppliers; and
  • Having the foundation of knowledge to take on more advanced projects, including troubleshooting both process and pulp quality problems.
For more experienced people...
  • Filling in gaps in technical knowledge (we all have some!); and
  • The ability to better train new employees.

Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course - Virtual Week 2

Monday, September 21, 2020

This virtual blended learning course can help you expand your overall understanding of kraft pulp mill operations and your awareness of how one part of the process affects other operations. You can become better equipped to troubleshoot quality problems and feel more confident in your interactions among process engineers and operators with this training.
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Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course - Virtual Week 3

Monday, September 28, 2020

This virtual blended learning course can help you expand your overall understanding of kraft pulp mill operations and your awareness of how one part of the process affects other operations. You can become better equipped to troubleshoot quality problems and feel more confident in your interactions among process engineers and operators with this training.
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Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course - Virtual Week 4

Monday, October 05, 2020

This virtual blended learning course can help you expand your overall understanding of kraft pulp mill operations and your awareness of how one part of the process affects other operations. You can become better equipped to troubleshoot quality problems and feel more confident in your interactions among process engineers and operators with this training.
Learn More