• TAPPI Local Sections

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

    Benefits of Membership


Lake States TAPPI/North Central PIMA Local Section

Charter Date: 1930

Geographical Boundaries: Illinois, Iowa, Upper Michigan (north and west of Mackinac Island), Wisconsin.

Special Interests: Entire range of mill interests.


  • Provide opportunities for members to develop a broader professional perspective, continue technical growth, make greater contributions and solve mutual problems.
  • Publicize member and pulp and paper industry accomplishments.
  • 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 make regular donations to local institutions Paper Science Foundation of the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, Department of BioProducts and BioSystems of the University of Minnesota, Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, TAPPI/PIMA Student Chapter of the University of Minnesota, Paper Industry International Hall of Fame, Trees for Tomorrow, and Friends of Center Valley Grade School. Additional  TAPPI scholarship information is available.

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