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Welcome to our Tissue Division page. The Division consists of hundreds of technical professionals who work in the manufacture and converting of tissue products around the world. The Division's goal is to create a more knowledgeable tissue workforce in all markets through education, exchange of peer-reviewed, noncommercial technical information and networking. New members are always welcome.  

Division Co-Chair: David M. Zerr, Georgia-Pacific
Division Co-Chair: Jeffery C. Peters, BTG Americas

Tissue Division Brochure

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The Tissue Division's newest event is  TissueCon, a conference and trade fair jointly organized by TAPPI and Fastmarkets RISI to provide the highest quality business insight and technical information available. 


Technical Committees 
The Technical Committees of the Tissue Division work together throughout the year to solve problems, develop technical papers, plan conference sessions, and more. 


Each year, the Tissue Division is proud to provide several awards.


TAPPI Connect
We are proud to provide TAPPI Connect as a centralized, online resource for our members, consultants and volunteers to network, share knowledge, problem solve and collaborate.
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Tissue Softness Explained
This introductory webinar will cover: softness definition, furnish selection, chemistry, manufacturing, creping, and softness quantification techniques. This webinar is ideal for those in tissue manufacturing and anyone who wants to understand the basic mechanisms surrounding this "touchy" subject.
Learn Tissue Converting with Hands-On Pilot Line Workshops
Explore each major roll converting sub process through final product and more!
Papernet Freshen Tech Receives the 2019 PPI Award For Innovation
Freshen Tech, part of the Away from Home range, developed for bars, hotels, restaurants, public facilities, public transport, etc., is the new toilet paper that neutralizes bad odors thanks to an active ingredient capable of modifying their molecular structure. Freshen Tech is the latest addition to an innovation-focused product range which Sofidel, under its Papernet brand, has developed for the AfH sector.
Attend this 2-Day Training to Improve Tissue Roll Performance and Operations
Join a large panel of expertise is assembled to instruct the Tissue 201: Operations and Runnability Course!
Spring Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Meeting
Spring Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Meeting We are happy to announce that the Spring TAPPI Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability (YDRSC) meeting will be held May 2nd and 3rd at Miron Construction, Neenah WI. Registration is now open.
Are You Ready for the TAPPI-PIMA Student Summit?
This annual event designed for students interested in the pulp, paper, packaging and allied industries. It offers direct interaction with industry leaders as well as the opportunity to gain valuable information about employment and career development within their field.
Are You New to Tissue or Moving to a New Role?
Our Tissue 101: Properties and Processes course focuses on the fundamentals of tissue manufacturing and is ideal for professionals new to the industry or taking on new responsibilities.
Orchids Paper Starts up New Tissue Machine in South Carolina (6/15/2017)
Machine has a production capacity of 35,000 tpy of both ultra-premium and premium tissue, towel, facial, and napkin paper.
Alas Dorada Contracts Valmet to Rebuild Tissue Machine in El Salvador (6/06/2017)
Rebuild will raise production capacity by increasing press dryness, and enable improved paper quality as a second stage.