Announcements

  • TAPPI Connect Ask the Expert

    When:  Sep 26, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (ET) 
    Associated with  Open Forum

    Our Ask the Expert Tissue 201: Operations and Runnability Course Session with Jeff Peters will take place Thursday, September 26th from 10AM – 12PM (EST).

    Post your questions, and our experts will respond as quickly as possible. If Jeff does not have an opportunity to respond to your question within the time-frame, we will follow up with you in the next week.

    Your questions that are presented to Jeff must be related to the Tissue 201: Operations and Runnability Course or the Tissue Industry. We also want to mention that these answers are only from one standpoint and are not the single definition or only answer.     

    Let’s Meet the Expert

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    Jeff Peters - BTG Americas

    Tissue 201 Course Co-Chair

    Jeff graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Chemical Engineering.  He started his career with Hercules Incorporated.  Over his 23 year career, he spent time in field sales, global tissue applications, tissue business management, and global tissue marketing.  Jeff left the paper industry for a few years to test his entrepreneurial spirit.  Eight years ago, he joined BTG Americas as the organization's tissue applications manager.

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  • TAPPI Academy and The Packaging School Partnership

    TAPPI is pleased to announce a partnership with The Packaging School, the exclusive licensee of a professional packaging curriculum developed at Clemson University, to offer online education to our members.

  • New Young Professionals Website

    The new YP Division site will be a helpful tool for facilitating the division’s mission: to help guide and enhance the personal and professional growth of all TAPPI young professionals with a strong emphasis on communication, collaboration, and networking.

    New features on the site include an event calendar specifically for YP events, a news section, and the ability to subscribe to the quarterly YP newsletter so that all who are interested in the division can stay connected and informed. The member resources section contains a YP spotlight archive, and YP Division award and scholarship information that identifies, highlights, and rewards rising stars in the paper, pulp, and related industries. The site also provides YP members the ability to apply for open committee and board positions that can help you get active in the YP community, and other TAPPI divisions.

    Visit the YP website at yp.tappi.org for more information and updates.

  • TAPPI Connect Mentor Match Kick-Off Call 5.13.19

    Hi All, 

    Attached is the Mentor Match Kick-Off Call from Monday, May 13th, 2019. If you are currently a part of the Mentor Match program but you were not able to make the call please view what we went over here. 

    Also, if you are interested in learning more so you can get involved in the program, please watch the teleconference.

    If you have any questions or comments please reach out to me, Kristin Whitman,  here on TAPPI Connect or by phone of email. My contact info can be found on my profile page: https://connect.tappi.org/people/kristin-whitman
  • Setting the Pace for a Sustainable Future @ PaperCon!

    TAPPI’s Young Professionals division is excited to announce our PaperCon 2019 session, “Setting the Pace for a Sustainable Future”! As individual contributors of a global issue, young professionals have the potential to make a change in the way we manage resources and impact our communities. Particularly, young professionals in the paper industry can lead efforts to put our industry in the center of a movement that is getting momentum and that is important for our generation. We want to be agents of positive change and, as an industry, we can be. We invite you to participate in our session on Monday May 6th from 1:30pm to 3:00pm at the Indianapolis Convention Center. Listen to arguments from three industry leaders, bring your questions and stories and get ready to be the change!
  • TAPPI Connect Logistics Webinar

    View the first TAPPI Connect Logistics Webinar that took place on March 19th.
  • Mentor Match Signup April 1 - 30

    Calling all Mentors and Protégés

    Enrollment Opens April 1.

    1. Are you a professional with 5+ years job experience that is willing to help guide and enlighten future industry experts?


    Become a Mentor

    Sign-up anytime between April 1 and April 30

    2. Searching for expert advice? Need assistance exploring new research parameters?

    Look no further!

    Become a Protégé

    Sign-up anytime between April 1 and April 30
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    Need more info first?

    Learn more about Mentor Match at TAPPI Connect, TAPPI's platform to collaborate, share knowledge, problem solve and expand your personal and professional networks.

  • Kavi moving to TAPPI Connect Workspace on March 22

    New Project Collaboration Tool Launches March 22nd

    The TAPPI Connect Workspace is a powerful project collaboration tool that combines the dynamic discussion forums of TAPPI Connect with structured document management. The Workspace platform provides a multitude of benefits for users including single sign on, easy access to documents, and simplified voting processes. Want to learn more? Sign up for our free webinar , hosted by Reid Baldwin of Higher Logic on March 22, 2019 at 1:00pm Eastern.

    The webinar will be recorded and placed on TAPPI Connect as well as tappi.org for those that are unable to attend.
  • Getting involved in TAPPI Divisions

    For more information on any of our Divisions, please contact your Division Officers or our Member Connection Center
  • Disclaimer

    TAPPI Connect is an open forum for discussion between TAPPI members and nonmembers.  As such, the content is provided by individual TAPPI Members and Nonmembers.  It is not peer-reviewed nor does it reflect the opinion of TAPPI or the TAPPI Board of Directors.
  • Moving Past Generational Differences

    The TAPPI YP Division has gathered feedback during committee calls and various TAPPI events to understand its members’ needs and training gaps as they think about transitioning into leadership roles. Presented from the young professional's perspective and considered by both amateur and seasoned members of the workforce, this webinar examines real world examples of improving, optimizing, and eliminating generational barriers that may exist in a workplace.
  • Check out the 2018 CorrPak® winners

  • Need Help Navigating TAPPI Connect?

    Reference our 'How To' section for short two minutes videos on how to get the most out of your TAPPI Connect experience.