Yankee dryers are one of the most dangerous and costly areas of a tissue mill. This active group of yankee dryer manufacturers, owners, users and service providers work to expand knowledge of safe, reliable operating and maintenance practices. The committee's goal is to develop standards and standard practices for problems which cause drying system delay and compromise safety across the tissue industry.

Committee Leadership


Co - Chairman: Nicolas Genske, Kimberly-Clark 

Co-Chairman: Daniel Ludden, Toscotec


Are you interested in being a part of the Yankee Dryer Leadership Team?

Reach out to Hannah Peterson at or 770.209.7243 for information about the open co - secretary positions!




The Committee meets twice per year.

Spring 2022: May 4 & 5| Co-located with TAPPICon, Charlotte, N.C.

May 4  9:15AM - 10:15AM (ET) Tech Talks

May 5  8:00AM – 4:00PM Business Meeting | Providence Ballroom l - Westin

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Fall 2022: November 1 - 2, 2022 

November 1 7:00am - 5:00pm (CT) YDSRC Sub Committee

November 2 7:00am - 5:00pm (CT) YDSRC Fall Meeting

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Committee Documentation

Past meeting presentations and minutes are available to members only on  TAPPI Connect

Members click here to navigate to TAPPI Connect for past presentations and minutes

Non-members click here to become a member

For more information about the committee or subcommittees contact Hannah Peterson at