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Chicago Local Section

Charter Date: 1946

Geographic Boundaries: US states of Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Minnesota

Special Interests: Corrugating, folding cartons, sheet plants

Mission: The mission of Chicago TAPPI is to build business relationships and promote the corrugated industry by educating our members through the exchange of new ideas and technical expertise.

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January 7, 2020 

What’s New in Corrugated

Moderators:  Dennis Kaiser and Jeff Pallini
EVENING SPEAKERS (8 minutes each) 

Digital Print Inc (DPI), Stuart Brownell
Low cost digital ink jet printing for industrial/brown box markets 

SUN Automation, Frank Reynolds           
Electra-Flow - Electrically driven dual diaphragm ink pump

Bobst North America Inc, Marc Farrar
Digital Inspection Table (DIT), HD digital projection for proofing sheets 

JB Machinery, Dave Burgess
Komand Center - comprehensive control platform for IR Dryers, UV Curing
Systems, Kleenplate & Inkomand   

AG Stacker, Tim Connell/Ryan Clark
Ball Belt Transfer Table 

Ingredion, Roman Skuratowicz
Coragum TCE – Thermal Conductivity Enhancer 

Valco Melton, Dave Swedes
GapChek the latest corrugated vision system from the Clearvision division

National Steele Rule, Rick Putch
“Flex-Score” and interchangeable creasing profile for rotary cutting dies

Location and Times
Marriott Oak Brook
1401 West 22nd Street
Oak Brook, IL  

Social Hour 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Dinner at 6:00pm
Program begins at 6:45pm 

Program Fee
$100 for Suppliers
$75 for Converters

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Congratulations to our recent Chicago TAPPI Scholarship winners.


Lindsey Murphy from Necedah WI and Joshua Wagner from Appleton, WI were each awarded a $4000 scholarship this year.

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