• 2023 Chicago TAPPI What’s New Program

    Marriott Oak Brook
    1401 West 22nd Street | Oak Brook | IL 60523 
    Tuesday, February 7, 2023  starting at 5:00 p.m.

    Register Today!

    This must-attend event begins with a social hour featuring an open bar and tasty hors d'oeuvres, followed by dinner and a series of eight-minute informative presentations (maximum length) highlighting a new type of equipment, substrate, chemical, process, software or service.

    Leading suppliers scheduled to present include: 

    • Baysek
    • JS Machine
    • Kolbus
    • Ducker-Ringwood Automation
    • Kadant
    • Ingredion
    • A.G. Stacker
    • Clean Print US

    Chicago TAPPI's What's New events offer participants a unique way to learn about new technologies, products and services in an intimate, relaxed environment.

    Converters can attend the entire event for the special rate of $75. Additionally, a bundled "4-pack" offer is also available for $200. Suppliers who are not presenting or participating in the tabletop exhibit pay $125.

    Register Today!

    What's New is open to all suppliers and converters, providing information about new and operational technologies, products or services emerging in the corrugated industry in North America, as well as around the world. At the same time it creates a rich environment for learning, while also providing important and timely information about what's new in the industry.

    For hotel reservations, call 630-573-8555 or visit online.

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  • Abstract Deadline for TAPPICon 2023 Extended to November 11

    Considered the premier technical conference for the paper, board and tissue industry, TAPPICon 2023, April 22-26, 2023, in Atlanta, GA, draws professionals from around the world. It is the ideal platform for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to share their latest advancement, technical success or case study and gain recognition among their industry peers. To be considered as a speaker at this prestigious event, SMEs should submit an abstract by November 11, 2022.

    With the theme, “Three Rings of Success: Vision • Technology • Action,” TAPPICon focuses on key areas that can help mills maximize operations and production processes. Abstracts are sought for topics within the following program tracks:

    • Coating and Graphic Arts
      Offers original fundamental research, practical case studies, new developments/sustainable solutions, and diverse panel discussions from all areas of the paper and board coating, converting, and graphic arts industries.
    • Papermaking Additives
      Explores innovative developments in papermaking additives with a focus on the best use of current state of the art technology as well as both incremental optimization and non-incremental advancements in technology.
    • Papermaking Fundamentals
      Focuses on the latest advancements in our fundamental understanding of wood fibers, process phenomena and product performance at both low and high solids content.
    • Papermaking Technology and Operations
      Highlights innovations in the paper machine area and how they can help renew superior performance. Discussions will encourage papermakers to rethink their processes and redefine success.
    • PIMA Management
      Provides managers with strategies and practices to help them more effectively lead organizations and people.
    • Process Control
      Explores topics related to papermaking process measurement, control and performance enhancement.
    • Recycled Paperboard
      Targets key topics affecting operations personnel from mills that manufacture high-recycle content containerboard and paperboard.
    • Reliability & Maintenance
      Offers case studies and solutions that demonstrate where equipment failure was averted and money was saved.
    • Tissue
      Focuses on technology areas related to production and/or conversion of tissue. Also addresses sustainability, quality improvement, data management and new technologies.

    View the Invitation to Present for specific topics of interest within each track. The abstract submittal deadline has been extended to November 11, 2022 and should be uploaded to the TAPPI Speaker Management System.

    For questions about TAPPICon 2023, please visit or contact Tyler Mast by email or via phone at 770-209-7345.