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 Expert  727370

Expert in Forest Industry, Papermaking, Carton Board Production, Paper Machinery


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Sweden
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Expert has 30 yrs+ experience working with different aspects of paper and board production and development. As a R&D engineer he developed new coated board grades, for example the development of triplex board with high CTMP content. Later he was machine superintendent on Skoghall KM7 and got the opportunity also to produce the board. Expert was also Board Mill Manager at Skoghall when the new KM8 was installed and started up. Recently he has also been involved in training of operators in mills like Korsnäs Frövi, Korsnäs Gävle, Iggesund Hudiksvall and Workington, and Stora Enso Skoghall.
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dry-end paper operation

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paper

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paper mill

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paper property

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paperboard

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paperboard manufacturing

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papermaking

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wet-end paper operation

Expert has R&D experience ranging from headbox to reel. He has specifically worked with development of headboxes, forming sections, wet presses and belt calandering. Expert was responsible for the development of the Metso SYM-Belt press. Expert has also worked with the application of paper machine technology in various paper mill projects including tissue, newsprint, kraft and recycled linerboard and coated cartonboard world-wide. For some 15 yrs Expert has been responsible for R&D and technology of Valmet and Metso paperboard and packaging paper machinery. During this period the Valmet/Metso has sucessfully delivered the largest and the most technically advanced coated boardmachines world-wide. Expert was also involved in the acqusition of the Beloit technology and R&D equipment.
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headbox

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paper machine design

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paper machinery

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paper mill machinery

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paper pressing

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paper sheet forming

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pulp-and-paper technology

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drainage


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1975   MSci   Physics   Technical University of Linköping  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2008 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

President

 

He is an active Senior Consultant.

2004 to 2008

 

The Packaging Greenhouse AB

 


 

President

 

He was General Manager and responsible for the development of the company.

1997 to 2004

 

Metso Paper Machinery OY

 

Board Machine Technology

 

Vice President

 

He was globally responsible for Paperboard and Packaging Grade Machinery R&D and Technology

1995 to 1997

 

Stora

 

Skoghall Mill

 

Board Mill Manager

 

He was responsible for the start-up of KM8 board machine.

1987 to 1995

 

Valmet Paper Machinery

 

Board Machine Business Line

 

Vice President R&D

 

He was responsible for the paper machine development.

1983 to 1987

 

Stora Billerud

 

R&D Säffle / Skoghall Mill

 

R&D group leader / KM7 superintendent

 

Development of new paperboard products. Production of coated board.

1980 to 1981

 

Institute of Paper Chemistry

 

Engineering

 

Visiting Assistant Professor

 

Construction and setting up of a pilot pm unit. Participating in education as a trainer.

1975 to 1983

 

KMW

 

R&D / Application

 

Research Engineer

 

Product development. Pilot trials.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Board member SPCI, member IASPM


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has made a study of the potential Liquid Packaging Board producer in China.
  • He has developed a new laminated packaging material - from idea through pilot, testing and filling in food factory.
  • He has developed training program for a paper mill - following reorganisation and personnel reductions.
  • He has evaluated a headbox installation and proposed changes.
  • He has evaluated competing bids with technical specifications and performance guarantees.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Independent Expert to the Commission in EU Integrated Project EFORWOOD, oral and written depositions. He has given written depositions in patent courts.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Tissue Production Industry Practice.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
English  

Market Research:
He has an interest in how the environment - availability and cost of production factors - effect the choice of technology and the culture of the producing company. The drivers moving the paper and board production from the US and to China. Aspects of raw materials, cost of capital and labor. Political issues. Where does it leave Technology and R&D? Intellectual Properties?

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

General seminars in papermaking, one day to several weeks. Special courses in the development of quality parameters in paper production - cases Korsnäs Frövi and Stora Enso Skoghall/Fors. Mill-wide training related to new ways to operate (the elimination of foremen) - case Smurfit-Kappa Piteå.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has a wide experience both in sales and project purchases of paper mill equipment. He has specifically been involved with application engineering and Performance Guarantee issues. He has been active in the US, Europe and Asia.

Other Skills and Services

Expert has specifically a long experience from the production of Liqiud Packaging Board. He has developed machinery to produce Liquid Packaging Board, he has participated in sales of some of the largest Liquid Packaging Board Machines in the world and he has produced Liquid Packaging Board for Tetra Pak, Elopak and SIG Combibloc. Expert has also done some consulting work for Tetra Pak.


 

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