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TAPPI, RISI join forces for new tissue event


March 7, 2017
By P&PC Staff

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Mar. 7, 2017 – Registration has opened for Tissue 2017 Conference and Expo, an international tissue industry event co-produced by TAPPI, an association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and converting industries, and RISI, an information provider for the global forest products industry.

Scheduled for October 3-6 in Miami, Fla., this new event brings together tissue industry professionals to gain insight on market trends, product and manufacturing innovations, and the latest industry challenges.

Tissue 2017 will feature various sessions on technical and operational aspects of the business to help improve efficiency and encourage innovation, said organizers, adding that several presentations will be by industry experts and financial analysts who will provide a holistic view of the market.

Attendees can also listen to an executive panel of leaders from North and South America, a customer panel that will give a buyer’s perspective, and a poster forum presenting the tissue industry’s latest academic and institutional research projects.

According to TAPPI and RISI, the event is expected to attract senior executives and mill operations management from major tissue manufacturers; financial analysts and investors, and machine, chemical and process suppliers.