Condition Monitoring for Pulp & Paper: How to Reduce Downtime and Increase Productivity

Sponsored by: Bently Nevada

Focused on:

  • Pulp Paper

Date: 3 November


Time: 11AM CT/9AM PT

Pulp and paper mills are under incredible pressure to remain profitable in the face of rising costs associated with lumber, process chemicals and energy, while competing in the market with low priced pulp and paper products. With each new cost increase cutting into your bottom line, there has never been a more important time to maximize your asset output while also optimizing your mill processes to reduce waste wherever it may be occurring.

These rising costs and the increasingly competitive business environment also have one other thing in common: if your production assets are unreliable, the consequences are enormous. What if you could make your assets more efficient and reliable whilst spending less money on maintenance? That’s exactly what today’s best companies have discovered how to do.

Register for our new webinar Condition Monitoring for Pulp & Paper: How to reduce downtime and increase productivity to learn how you can improve the efficiency and reliability of your mill assets to protect and enhance your bottom line whilst safeguarding against any unforeseen unplanned downtime.

Presented by

Jackie Tappan,

Condition Monitoring Software Leader [System 1]

[Condition Monitoring Software] As the System 1 Technical Product Manager, Jackie guides product vision and manages the ever-evolving backlog of features. She has led multi-country user research initiatives, collecting input from 300 unique end-users across 5 continents that has directly impacted the vision of the System 1 Platform. Jackie has a master’s degree in human systems Engineering from MIT, where she was formally trained in User Domain Analyses, Interaction Design, and Usability Testing.

Robert S. (Bob) Craft,

Senior Product Manager

Bob is responsible for the overall lifecycle management of the Bently Nevada permanently installed wired condition monitoring and evaluation instrument portfolio. His first 20 years in the technology-based machinery condition monitoring and evaluation industry were as a Customer and end user. The more recent 20 have been as a field application engineer helping Customers achieve their reliability improvement objectives through the use of vibration monitoring technology. Having worked on machinery ranging from nuclear and fossil fueled to wind power generation, through cruise ship podded propulsion systems and locomotives, to paper machines to name just a few, he brings solid Customer focus to the product management role. Bob is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, NY with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Why Asset Condition Monitoring is Important in Pulp and Paper Manufacturing
  • How to Begin Your Journey towards a Plant-Wide Maintenance Solution
  • Reducing Downtime and Increasing Productivity in Pulp & Paper Mills


  • Maintenance and Reliability Manager
  • Vibration Analysis Consultant
  • Plant Manager
  • Engineers
  • Facility Managers
  • Ops / IT Managers