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RISI’s PPI Magazine merges with TAPPI’s Paper360º

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

ATLANTA, Ga. – TAPPI, the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and converting industries, and RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry announced today the merger of its Paper360° Magazine with RISI’s PPI Magazine. This partnership will combine the industries’ two leading magazines covering global developments, as well as trends and manufacturing innovations.

“Our members represent 66 countries and some of the leading paper and packaging companies from around the globe,” said Larry N. Montague, President and CEO, TAPPI. “They want to understand what's going on worldwide. That's why we are uniting the two most powerful magazines in the industry.”

Iain Murray, COO, RISI, said, “By partnering with TAPPI, we will combine the strengths of our organizations. Each publication covers different aspects of the market and together, we will provide a more complete and accurate view of the industry.”

The co-branded magazine will continue to be managed by TAPPI. Editorial support and content such as the popular features: Top 50 Powerlist, Top 100 paper manufacturers, PPI Awards coverage, and market trends and viewpoints will be provided by RISI.

“This partnership with RISI enables us to further our mission of providing premier educational and information resources that support the advancement of industry professionals,” said Montague. “Our combined resources will enable us to provide an even better balance of business and technical content for our readers.”

Combined, the organizations bring over 200 years of publishing experience to the joint effort. An international editorial staff comprised of editors, engineers and economists will continue to deliver relevant and timely content from a global perspective.


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