Sustainability Isn’t Just a Catchphrase at TAPPICon 2021

With growing concern about the global environment, consumers are increasingly switching to brands that align with their sustainability preferences. In response, many brands are exploring new packaging elements to meet the growing demand for more sustainable packaging options.

TAPPICon LIVE!, October 3-6 in Atlanta, Ga., offers six expert-led presentations during two sessions focused on sustainable packaging during its Coating and Graphic Arts track. These sessions, Sustainability in Single-Use Packaging – Practical Approaches and Opportunities and Standards and Solutions for Sustainable Packaging, include presentations from Dow Chemical, General Mills, Omya, PLANLED, Inc., Sonoco and TC Transcontinental. Attendees will hear discussions on standards, single-use packaging recycling opportunities, new barrier solutions for packaging, and more.

In addition to sustainability sessions, the Coating and Graphic Arts track includes a Coating Defects and Coater Runnability roundtable and over 15 presentations on the following session topics:

  • Advances in Coating Operations
  • Printing Trends
  • Advanced Understanding of Coating
  • Advances in Barrier Coatings
  • Innovations in Coating Materials

Learn more about Coating and Graphic Arts track presentations and speakers.

TAPPICon LIVE! provides professionals from around the world a platform to discuss key issues, new advancements/ technologies, and strategies for future success. Bringing together multiple industry segments into one interactive event, this global conference focuses on critical areas impacting paper, tissue, management, reliability & maintenance, women in industry and young professionals. Attendees will experience a comprehensive technical program, multiple opportunities to reconnect with peers and meet new business contacts, an awards breakfast recognizing Industry leaders, an expanded exhibit hall, and a New Technology Showcase.

The technical program features over 145 expert-led presentations delivered within topic-specific tracks including coating & graphic arts, management, papermaking, papermaking additives, papermaking fundamentals, process control, reliability & maintenance and tissue. Popular sessions include the State of the Industry, Hot Topics Breakfast, Executive, Young Professionals and Women in Industry panels as well as the Mill Managers and Superintendents roundtables.

TechTalks Webinar Series
TAPPICon also offers a sneak preview of new technologies and products available to the industry during an August webinar series called TechTalks. This curated series focuses on improvement analysis, cost savings, and technology advances and includes seven-minute presentations delivered by TAPPICon exhibitors over three days – August 3, 10, and 17 at 1pm ET. Attendance is free but registration is required. Click here for more information.

TAPPICon LIVE! Registration
Attendees can receive an Early Bird discount if they register by September 3rd. TAPPICon also offers mills special discounts to send multiple people or teams. Register or learn more at