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Technical Association of the Paper and Pulp Industry (TAPPI)

TAPPI is a critical standards development organization that provides a forum for the professionals involved in the industry. It publishes articles, standards, and books, conducts events for peer-reviewed information relevant to the industry and offers scholarships.

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Technical Association of the Paper and Pulp Industry (TAPPI)

The Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI) is an international non-profit organization that brings together approximately 14,000 members. These members comprise engineers, scientists, managers, academics, and other professionals involved in various fields such as pulp, paper, and related industries including packaging, corrugated fiberboard, flexible packaging, lamination, adhesives, coatings, and extrusion.

Established in 1915, TAPPI serves as a platform for industry professionals, facilitating knowledge exchange through the publication of articles, standards, and books. They organize events to provide peer-reviewed information that is highly relevant to the industry. Additionally, they offer scholarships to support the growth and development of aspiring professionals in our field.

TAPPI is also a publisher of industry-specific periodicals and a peer-reviewed journal, including Paper360º and TAPPI Journal. Additionally, the association plays a crucial role in developing and publishing standards for the pulp, paper, packaging, and converting industries, and related sectors.

TAPPI is an ANSI-certified standards development organization and its standards are widely utilized by its members, government agencies, and international organizations. Some of their most popular standards include:

  • TAPPI/ANSI T 410 om-23 Grammage of paper and paperboard (weight per unit area)
  • TAPPI/ANSI T 402 sp-21 Standard conditioning and testing atmospheres for paper, board, pulp handsheets, and related products

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