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    Our Local Sections are organized geographically and open to all TAPPI members.


Chicago Local Section

Charter Date: 1946

Geographic Boundaries: US states of Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Minnesota

Special Interests: Corrugating, folding cartons, sheet plants

Mission: The mission of Chicago TAPPI is to build business relationships and promote the corrugated industry by educating our members through the exchange of new ideas and technical expertise.

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Due to the current situation with travel restrictions related to COVID-19, the January and March meetings have been canceled.  We hope to be able to resume face to face meetings in May, but please continue to check this website for updates.

For additional information on the Chicago TAPPI Local Section please contact John Semenske, Chicago TAPPI Chair

Chicago TAPPI Scholarship Opportunities

Chicago TAPPI has developed a scholarship program in which it will award a $4000 scholarship to one deserving college student whose parent, grandparent or legal guardian is a member of Chicago TAPPI in good standing.

In addition, we are giving two $2000 scholarships for full time or part time workers in the corrugated industry for continuing education who are attending day/night school for an undergraduate degree, technical or trade school.

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Congratulations to our recent Chicago TAPPI Scholarship winner.

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Alison Dry is currently a freshman at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University studying Accounting with a minor in French. Last spring, Alison graduated from Downers Grove North with Distinguished Honors and was involved in several extra-curricular programs. At North, she swam all four years on the DGN Swim Team and was captain during her senior year. She also swam for Hornets Swim Club and was an assistant coach last year. In addition, Alison played trombone in Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Pit Orchestra, and Jazz Band, and she is looking forward to joining the IU Marching Hundred this year. She was involved in a leadership team called Positively North Stars, National Honors Society, and French National Honors Society.

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31 Jan 2021

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Chicago TAPPI Scholarships

07 Aug 2018

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