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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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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.
Lakes States TAPPI & North Central PIMA Technical Seminar "Energy Forum"
Technical Seminar "Energy Forum"
Lake State TAPPI & North Central PIMA Fall Clay Shoot
PIMA Fall Clay Shoot
Empire State TAPPI/PIMA
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2020 TAPPI/PIMA Student Summit- Norcross, GA
The TAPPI/PIMA Student Summit is an 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.
Develop a Foundation of Knowledge for Your Workforce
Develop a Foundation of Knowledge for Your WorkforceTAPPI Academy’s eLearning programs help enhance operator knowledge by providing unsurpassed technical content from proven industry leaders. Our comprehensive online courses were created by internationally recognized subject matter experts who have successfully taught
Tissue 201: Operations and Runnability Course
This intermediate-to-advanced course will help students to improve tissue quality and consistency, understand contributors to waste and downtime, learn reliability and maintenance best practices and diagnose and troubleshoot problems quickly.