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Lake States TAPPI/North Central PIMA Local Section

Charter Date: 1930

Geographical Boundaries: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan.

Special Interests: Entire range of paper production.


  • Provide opportunities for members to develop a broader professional perspective, continue technical growth, make greater contributions and solve mutual problems.
  • Publicize accomplishments of members and pulp and paper industry.
  • Encourage research, technical progress and high-quality people to enter the pulp and paper industry.
  • Support institutions with pulp and paper educational programs, and
  • Merit the active support of companies, institutions and individuals in pulp and paper and allied industries.

Scholarships: To fulfill its mission, Lake States TAPPI /North Central PIMA makes regular donations to local institutions such as the Paper Science Foundation of the University of Wisconsin in Stevens Point, the Department of BioProducts and BioSystems of the University of Minnesota, Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, the TAPPI/PIMA Student Chapters at the Universities of Wisconsin and Minnesota, the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame, Trees for Tomorrow, and Friends of Center Valley Grade School. 

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PaperWeek 2018

Save the Date! October 1st-5th 2018, in Appleton, WI

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Fall Clay Shoot

Save the Date September 25th 2018

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Lake States TAPPI/NC PIMA Golf Outing - Royal St. Patrick's Golf Links, Wrightstown, WI

August 14, 2018

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Minnesota Golf Outing

June 21, 2018 – St. Paul, MN 

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Packaging Solutions 2018

May 8th - Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI 

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Spring Clay Shoot

Save the Date: April 24th, 2018 - Brillion, WI 

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