YANKEE DRYER WORKSHOP: TROUBLESHOOTING AND PROBLEM SOLVING

Franz Harrer: Steel Yankee Dryer Lifetime Management

Product Manager, Andritz AG, Austria

Biography: Franz is the director of the ANDRITZ Steel Yankee and Technology
Tissue team. He joined ANDRITZ about 13 years ago as a design engineer for
tissue and paper machines, providing a product development focus early on. He
played a major role in various machine rebuilds and experienced how tissue and
paper machines with the first ANDRITZ steel Yankees were put into operation
successfully. Today, Franz heads the ANDRITZ tissue technology team and is in
charge of product management. He works together closely with the ANDRITZ tissue
pilot plant (PrimeLineTIAC - Tissue Innovation and Application Center) team and
research institutions to exchange expertise and continuously improve the
product range.