Mission & Vision

Mission Statement:

TAPPI fosters the vitality of the global forest products, pulp, paper, tissue, packaging, and associated industries by delivering unsurpassed technical knowledge, valuable networks, and professional growth for our members. 


Vision Statement:

TAPPI is and will continue be the International Center of Excellence for the forest products, pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and related industries.

TAPPI provides superior:

  • Identification of our member’s needs and satisfaction of those needs
  • Exploration and capitalization on new markets
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Managerial leadership and skills training
  • Contributions to the body of science, engineering, and technology knowledge

Organizational Values:

  • Strict adherence to antitrust compliance
  • Integrity in all we do
  • Excellence in service to industry and our individual members
  • Professional Fellowship and Recognition
  • Stewardship and advancement of knowledge
  • Financial Sustainability