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TAPPI Centennial Celebration Sponsorships Increase

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Press release from the issuing company

ATLANTA, Ga. – Sponsorships for the 2015 TAPPI Centennial Celebration have reached nearly $790,000. This amount continues to grow as additional sponsors are added and TAPPI moves toward its 100th year. 

“Sponsorship for the Centennial Celebration provides the financial support that will enable TAPPI to spread the century long story our industry has to tell,” said Larry N. Montague, president and CEO of TAPPI. “The year-long festivities will offer a variety of events and opportunities that will honor the industry’s extremely proud past as well as highlight its promising and exciting future.”

The TAPPI Centennial Celebration will feature a series of outreach events and educational offerings showcasing the history of the global pulp, paper, packaging, and related industries as well as looking toward the future. Activities and items will include local PIMA and TAPPI section and student chapter events, a student competition, an online calendar highlighting innovations in the industry each day and a coffee table book “Celebrating a Century of Achievement”. The year-long celebration will be highlighted by a Gala dinner on April 20, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Major sponsors of the 2015 TAPPI Centennial Celebration include: Buckman (Centurion Sponsor); Nalco, NewPage and MWV (Platinum Sponsors); SAPPI, Domtar and Valmet (Gold Sponsors); Ashland, GL&V and PCA (Silver Sponsors). Bronze sponsors include ABB, FM Global, Georgia-Pacific, Green Bay Packaging, Hood Container, Imerys, Ingredion, MICA, Optest Equipment Inc., Penford Products Co., Poyry, Soundview Paper, Sun Automation, Wausau and Yates. Supporting sponsors include BrightKey, Cascades Sonoco, Jedson Engineering, Kadant, Kruger Inc., Shepard Exhibition Services and SunTrust Bank.

Learn more or make a contribution by visiting the TAPPI 100 Year website.  


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