Welcome to TAPPI’s e-Library

TAPPI’s members only eLibrary has over 20,000 documents from 1990 to the present.  These resources cover every area of your job, your mill, and your industry. The TAPPI eLibrary is a powerful resource for keeping up with industry developments, researching solutions to problems and challenges, learning about leading edge technologies and business strategies—in short, this is your portal to the information you need to do your job better, and it’s all free to TAPPI members. Here are just some of the features:

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For document delivery on items printed prior to 1990 please send your request to; or call TAPPI’s Member Connection Center from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST) at 1.800.332.8686 (US), 1.800.446.9431 (Canada), or +1.770.446.1400 (Worldwide).

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Featured Article: Catalyst Paper Receives Expression of Acquisition Intent from Kejriwal

The acquisition will involve a new, five-year $260.5 million U.S. term loan and Kejriwal Group International would commit to investments of $25 million in Catalyst and $35 million in the new term loans. 

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Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper to Upgrade Recausticizing Plant (5/23/2016)

Valmet, Finland, will deliver a recausticizing upgrade to the Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper mill in Novodvinsk, Russia.

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Canadian P&P Unions Develop Cooperative Bargaining Strategy (5/23/2016)

According to a report this past week by the Canadian Labour Reporter, Toronto, Canada, Unifor and the Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC) recently held a meeting in Vancouver to prepare for collective bargaining in 2017.

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U.S. P&W Paper Shipments Down 6% in April (5/23/2016)

Total U.S. printing and writing (P&W) paper shipments decreased 6% in April compared with April 2015, according to the AF&PA (Washington, D.C., USA) April 2016 Printing-Writing Paper Report published this week.

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APC Group Expands Bamboo Operations into Africa (5/23/2016)

Global plantation giant, the APC Group—a Geneva, Switzerland-based group of associated companies that includes Asia Plantation Capital—has now widened its global corporate presence to include Africa Plantation Capital in Kenya, with a major acquisition of land for the creation of high value bamboo plantations.

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IP Names Barr New Orange, Texas, Containerboard Mill Manager (5/23/2016)

International Paper (IP), Memphis, Tenn., USA, announced this past Tuesday (May 17) that Edward "Ed" Barr has been named mill manager of the company's Orange, Tex., containerboard mill.

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