RISI and TAPPI Announce TISSUE 2017

New event to provide insight into global tissue market developments and manufacturing trends.
2016-05-03 06:47 1704

BOSTON, May 3, 2016  /PRNewswire/ -- TAPPI along with RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced an International Tissue Conference, Tissue 2017, to be held in the Fall of 2017. The event will provide a unique experience for attendees by covering market developments, manufacturing innovations and strategic market insights all at one event.

"TAPPI is planning peer-reviewed sessions that cover technical aspects and best practices in manufacturing that help improve mill operations, machine efficiency and converting innovation. We will bring together leaders from both the supply-side as well as the manufacturing side to provide insight in areas such as yankee drying, energy savings, product quality and a wide range of other areas," said Larry N. Montague, President and CEO, TAPPI.

"RISI will bring together industry leaders, executives, financial analysts and other industry experts to provide a holistic market view for attendees. We will cover recent changes and future growth prospects for the global tissue industry, with presentations on regional developments, key players and the driving forces for future demand," said Iain Murray, COO, RISI.

The International Tissue Conference will be an unparalleled event covering all aspects of the industry. Anticipated attendees include senior executives and mill operations management from major tissue manufacturers; financial analysts and investors, as well as leading machine, chemical and process suppliers. RISI economists and industry analysts will also be available to speak with delegates about market trends and developments.

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About TAPPI (

TAPPI is the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and converting industries and publisher of Paper360°, Tissue360° and TAPPI Journal. Through information exchange, events, trusted content and networking opportunities, TAPPI helps members elevate their performance by providing solutions that lead to better, faster and more cost-effective ways of doing business. It has provided management training and networking to the industry's leaders for more than 100 years.

About RISI (

RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, packaging, wood products, timber, biomass, tissue and nonwovens industries to help them make better decisions.

Headquartered in Boston, MA, RISI operates additional offices throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.

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