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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


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. Also proceeding TissueCon is the Yankee Dryer Fall Meeting


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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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.
Hengan International Celebrates Startup of MODULO-PLUS TM 26 at Changji Mill (1/24/2018)
Hengan and Toscotec sealed their partnership at the end of a project that started one year ago with the order of two tissue machines, TM 25 (started up in November 2017) and TM 26, producing a total increase of 50,000 metric tpy to Hengan’s production.
Suzano Papel e Celulose Starts up Two New Voith Tissue Machines (1/16/2018)
Complete double-width XcelLine VTM 4 machines were installed in the Brazilian paper manufacturer's plants in Imperatriz (state of Maranhão) and Mucuri (state of Bahia).
Encore Tissue Starts up New TT SYD at Australian Tissue Mill (1/15/2018)
New Toscotec Steel Yankee Dryer has come on line at Encore’s Laverton North mill, Melbourne, Australia. Toscotec now has steel yankee dryer installations across five continents.
Pilli-Sihvola Appointed CFO of Metsä Tissue (1/04/2018)
Juhu Pilli-Sihvola is in charge of Metsä Tissue’s finance and control organization as well as ICT matters.
Gosselin to Retire as CEO of KP Tissue, Bianco to Replace Him (1/03/2018)
Mario Gosselin began his career with Kruger Inc. almost 40 years ago and has held a number of senior positions with the group in Canada and the U.K. Dino Bianco brings more than 25 years of financial, sales and marketing, and senior management experience with Kraft.