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1 - 3 April 2025 | Messe Düsseldorf

Tech Talks

Our Tech Talks examined the latest machine safety and machine monitoring practices during quick fire sessions on the exhibition floor in 2023. These bite-size sessions were available to anyone with an exhibition ticket, and are sure to return for 2025!

Tech Talks - Day One

28 March 2023 - 14:00-15:00

  • Tissue meets Nonwovens - a look beyond the horizon - Thomas Weigert - Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers GmbH
  • Tissue Machine Safety - Thomas Nager - Andritz AG
  • Real Time, Remote Machine Monitoring: Crepe Blade Vibration and Sheet Imaging - Timothy Patterson - Solenis
  • The world's first third party approved quick suppression system - Raúl Moreno - Firefly AB

Tech Talks - Day Two

29 March 2023 - 14:00-15:00

  • How to prevent dangerous combustible dust accumulations in the tissue industry - Christoph Ritter - SonicAire Europe
  • Development of a laboratory method to evaluate absorption behavior of tissue papers - Prof. Dr. Helga Zollner-Croll - Hochschule München, Paper Technology
  • Automated online flow cytometry as a tool for real-time microbial monitoring in process water streams - Filipe Frias - onCyt Microbiology AB
  • Tissue and Towel Grades - Steve Jonas - Globe Machine Mfg. 

2023 Tech Talk Speakers

Thomas Weigert
Senior Expert Technology Spunlace & Drying

Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers GmbH

Thomas Nager
Machine Safety Expert

Andritz AG

Timothy Patterson
Research Fellow


Christoph Ritter
Technical Sales Manager

SonicAire Europe

Filipe Frias
Sales &
Application Specialist

onCyt Microbiology AG

Prof. Helga Zollner-Croll
Professor in Biogenic Fibers, Associate Dean

Hochschule München, Paper Technology