GPA is participating in the 2018 aTAPPI Papercon convention in Charlotte, NC April 15 – 18, 2018. GPA will be showcasing our services of process automation and information technology. We will be located at booth #704 in the Charlotte Convention Center. Our automation team will have an interactive PLC simulation attendees can watch and our information technology team will have our latest interactive technology displayed that you do not want to miss!

Bill Medcalf, GPA’s Director of Information Systems, will be speaking at the New Technology Showcase on Tuesday, April 17, on proprietary technology.

Amanda Sans-Lucas, Senior Process Controls Engineer, will be speaking Wednesday, April 18and her topic is “1 Fuzzy Control on a Fluff Pulp Machine to Reduce Moisture Variability.”

Pat Dixon, GPA’s Southwest Regional Engineering Manager, will be discussing “Coming to Terms with PID” on Wednesday, April 18th as well.

Make sure to stop by booth #704 where will be demonstrating the new interactive technology, conducting PLC simulations, and if you stop by and drop off a business card you will be entered to win an iPad mini!


About GPA

GPA has delivered flexible, innovative, and fully integrated solutions using best-of-breed technologies for more than 22 years. GPA’s automation division specializes in turnkey DCS migration services, automation solutions, control system design, process optimization, process modeling and simulation solutions. GPA’s information technology division provides cybersecurity, BI reporting & analytics, virtualization, statistical process control, network design and more. GPA identifies needs, provides resources and customized solutions that align with unique requirements, and discover hidden opportunities for enhanced efficiency and productivity. For more information on GPA visit