EDT Presents Technical Paper at Tissue World Americas 2010
EDT will be a presenting and exhibiting company at the Tissue World Americas Conference and Exhibition in Miami, Florida from March 24-26, 2010. EDT's technical paper titled, "Producing More, Better, and Softer Tons with Enzymatic Fiber Modification," will be presented on March 24 and will discuss strategies and results from mill-scale applications to pursue tissue sheet quality improvements and produce greater tonnage output. Just as the optimal enzyme blend is specific to each mill's situation, so are the goals that are being targeted. The discussion will deal with situations where the goals within a mill are different across grades, as well as the progress in attaining these goals.

EDT will also be exhibiting its enzyme-based technologies for the tissue and towel industry in the adjoining trade exhibition. These technologies center on a variety of value propositions for the processing of recovered wastepaper for the manufacture of tissue and towel. In particular, EDT will be focusing on strategies employed with mills to reduce wastepaper cost, enhance fiber yield, control stickies, and reduce total energy costs used in production.

Representatives from EDT covering North America, Central America, and South America will be present at the exhibition and would welcome discussions with any mill personnel attending the conference. Please stop by EDT's booth #3120 to see if EDT's technologies may be helpful in enabling your mill to meet its goals.

Founded in 1994, Enzymatic Deinking Technologies, LLC (EDT) is a pioneer and leader in the development and commercialization of enzyme-based treatments for the pulp and paper industry. EDT's applications span both recovered fiber and virgin pulp processing. In fiber recycling applications, the company works with mills on customized treatments for a variety of value propositions spanning improvements in optical properties, physical properties, and throughput/operations. The company has an increasing focus of work in energy reduction and in helping mills reach their corporate sustainability goals. Each treatment is tailored to a mill's furnish, deink plant system, key operating conditions, as well as the desired goals from the application. EDT works with mills processing virgin pulp in the extractives management of mechanical pulps, fiber modification, energy-reducing strategies, and in the bio-bleaching of bleached kraft pulps.

Based in Norcross, Georgia, USA, EDT has been providing mill-specific enzyme-based solutions to pulp and paper mills throughout the world since the mid 1990s.

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