Felipe Quintino began his career in the Tissue Paper industry more than 20 years ago. He had work for large companies in the Brazilian market and for almost 10 years founded the Web page Tissue Online. As CEO of Tissue Online Web page is dedicated to helping create an increasingly Tissue Paper market STRONG.
Marcel Lensvelt is the founder of Feltest Equipment BV. He has over 20 years of experience in the international paper machine clothing industry. He started his career in 1995 as a sales & service engineer for a machine clothing manufacturer. For a number of years he was also a press felt application engineer, designing felts for faster paper machines in Holland and Belgium.
In the year 2008 Marcel started his own company, Feltest, to develop new and innovative measuring instruments and tools for both users and suppliers of paper machine clothing. It is Marcel’s personal mission to provide papermakers all the tools and knowledge they need to get the best of their fabrics and felts.
Marcel is 48 years old and holds degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration. He regularly meets papermakers and PMC suppliers from all over the whole world but he has his home in the Netherlands, Europe.
Fabio Berti graduated in International Relations from the University of Pisa (Italy) at the age of 22, and obtained a specialization in International Trade at the Polytechnic of Turin (Italy). After years of experience around the world, he represented two companies in the Metalworking sector as an exporter. He speaks 7 languages fluently, including Spanish and Russian. Currently, he is the Exports and Projects Manager for the Maflex group, in particular, he is responsible for paper development projects in Western Europe and Central-Latin America.
He participates in Latampaper to present the latest developments in the Tissue Conversion sector in order to improve production efficiency.
Raúl Moreno graduated from the National Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering and years later obtained an MBA from Thunderbird School of Management.
Within Firefly AB he has been responsible for the development of the division of Latin America, Spain and Portugal since 2011, for which a local network of customer service has been created, both commercial and technical.
Raúl has also led an internal team of Firefly for the development of new applications and technologies designed specifically for customers in the paper industry.
He worked for 16 years in product engineering, in this period 14 years dedicated to Hergen Paper Machinery in the development of roll projects.
Since 2012 in the commercial sector of Hergen Paper Machinery, it provides customer service in the design, replacement and technical assistance of rolls and specialized services in paper and pulp machines produced by Hergen or other manufacturers .
Niklas Tunell is presently the Area Sales Manager covering North and South America for CELLWOOD MACHINERY headquartered in Sweden. He is stationed in Toronto, Canada.
As a graduate in Mechanical Engineering with later additions in areas such as process control, process design, paper manufacturing, pulp manufacturing as well as recycled fibre technology he has held a number of positions within CELLWOOD MACHINERY.
Starting in 1992 as a mechanical engineer followed by commissioning engineer, and project manager to the present Area Sales Manager position.
Holding the above positions has over the years involved extensive travelling globally and has contributed to a wide experience in all types of pulp and paper manufacturing.
Has a degree in Aeronautical Engineering and a Master in Business Economics & Management both earned at the University of Pisa.
After holding different roles he has been working in the last 12 years in the paper industry specializing in tissue drying and focusing on energy saving technologies.
Actually holds the position of Sales Manager for the Tissue Division in Toscotec being responsible for new projects and business development for Latin America.
Engineer Rui Stefanini Júnior is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from the University Methodist from Piracicaba (Brazil) with an MBA in Business Management.
He started his professional activities at Beloit in the Engineering Department in 1981, from where he worked in the areas of Machine Engineering, Application and Sales until January 2001.
From March 2001 to October 2015 he worked in Valmet/Metso with the responsibility for the area of Engineering and Sales and Services for the areas of Paper, Board and Tissue, where he was responsible for the local technical definition of the projects for new machines and rebuilds manufactured in Brazil.
In December 2015 he started in Hergen with the responsibility of Application Engineering And Sales for Hergen Projects and Rebuilds in Brazil and abroad.
Robert Weber, Swiss Mexican nationality, Mechanical Engineer specializing in Turbo machines, working for many years with OEMs such as Sulzer Escher Wyss, ABB and MAN Turbo.
Now with Turboservice in Mexico he supports the paper industry for the installation and repair of gas turbines and the development of sustainable cycles with renewable energy, also offering the modernization of the turnkey vacuum system for energy savings and zero water to protect the environment.
The plant in Mexico with offices in Canada and Brazil allows supporting sustainable and low-cost projects throughout the Americas.
He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering earned at the University of Vicenza in 1997.
He has been working in the last 20 years in an International company designing and manufacturing Water Treatment Plants.
Joined ST Macchine Spa on October 2016 and covering the position of Sales and Applications Engineer for South and East Europe, Central and Latin America, North Africa and Gulf Area Countries, responsible for new projects and business development.
Sebastian Lohm started in the paper industry first time in 1993. At the time working in different paper mills during his studies, and then 1999 he graduated as Paper Engineer. Since the graduation he worked 15 years of his career in the Paper Machine Clothing supplier in many different positions starting from the Technical Service and then continuing to the global Product Management. Beginning of the year 2015 he moved to the Runtech Systems where he has been Sales Manager for the last 5 years. Runtech’s main products for the Paper Industry are Turbo Blowers for the vacuum systems and many different runnability equipment including Save-alls and Doctoring equipment for the forming and press sections, Tail Threading equipment for the whole machine, Web Stabilizers for the dryer sections as well as all different kind of equipment improving the runnability and/or increasing the production and/or decreasing the energy consumption.
During his whole working life he has been traveling to the customer sites and spending 100-150 days together with the customers to fully understand the customer needs and to bring back the development ideas to make the paper makers operations further more efficient.