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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 101: Properties and Processes Course
This two-day introductory course is co-located with TissueCon.  It's designed for anyone new to tissue and those wanting to strengthen their foundational knowledge. The curriculum is designed by tissue industry experts to expand your understanding of tissue properties and manufacturing processes so that you can help improve tissue performance and manufacturing efficiency.
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.
TissueCon 2019
More than 200 people were onsite at Fox Cities Exhibition Center in Appleton, WI to attend Tissue 2018. Tissue professionals across the entire supply chain networked, learned, and shared ideas over the four day conference.
Yankee Dryer Fall Meeting
Schedule: Proceeding TissueCon 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Yankee Dryer Fall Meeting Joint Sub-Committee Meeting 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Yankee Dryer Fall Meeting
Improving Winder Safety
Introduction to Tissue Creping and Creping Chemistry
This webinar is will provide an overview of the creping process and the chemicals used to enhance it's effectiveness. Perfect for those who are new to tissue to tissue manufacturing process or just want to better understand of one of the more important and problematic areas of tissue making.
Paper Quality Measurement – Past, Present and Future
Awarded 2015 Best Paper at PaperCon by TAPPI’s Process Control Division Presenter: Åke Hellström, Retired Principal Engineer, ABB Inc.
Learn Tissue Converting and Work a Pilot Line!
Explore each major roll converting sub process through final product and more.
Machine Thermal Sprayed Yankee Dryer Coatings
Machine thermal sprayed Yankee coatings have evolved over the past decade from an asset preservation expenditure to a machine performance investment. Furthermore, with the rapid acceptance of steel Yankee dryers, thermal coatings are required.