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Lake States TAPPI/North Central PIMA Local Section

Charter Date: 1930

Geographical Boundaries: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan.

Special Interests: Entire range of paper production.


  • Provide opportunities for members to develop a broader professional perspective, continue technical growth, make greater contributions and solve mutual problems.
  • Publicize accomplishments of members and pulp and paper industry.
  • Encourage research, technical progress and high-quality people to enter the pulp and paper industry.
  • Support institutions with pulp and paper educational programs, and
  • Merit the active support of companies, institutions and individuals in pulp and paper and allied industries.

Scholarships: To fulfill its mission, Lake States TAPPI /North Central PIMA makes regular donations to local institutions such as the Paper Science Foundation of the University of Wisconsin in Stevens Point, the Department of BioProducts and BioSystems of the University of Minnesota, Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, the TAPPI/PIMA Student Chapters at the Universities of Wisconsin and Minnesota, the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame, Trees for Tomorrow, and Friends of Center Valley Grade School. 

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2022 Energy Forum

03 Nov 2022

November 3rd | Miron Construction, Neenah, WI

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Lake States UMN Golf Outing

09 Jun 2022

June 9th | 12PM

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National TAPPI Paper Machine Operations Course

19 Apr 2022

April 19th - 21st | Miron Construction, Neenah, WI (Including a tour of Green Bay Packaging)

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J and H Game Farm, Sporting Clays Spring Outing

10 May 2022

May 10th | Shiocton, WI

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Lake States TAPPI Art Rankin Golf Outing

09 Aug 2022

August 9th | Royal St. Partick Golf Course in Wrightstown, WI

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Paperhunt Student Fundraiser at National TAPPI

03 May 2022

Charlotte, NC | May 3rd - 5th

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