AKRON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smithers Pira is pleased to announce the Specialty Papers US 2017 agenda, taking place September 19-21 in downtown Milwaukee. Bringing together major industry players such as Imerys, VTT, Omya Inc., Dow Chemical Company, Eastman Kodak Company, the conference will focus on the trends within the specialty paper industry, packaging innovations, barrier developments, specialty paper coatings and more.
Kicking off this year’s 2-day program will be a full day of workshops: A Specialty Papers Training with Dr. Graham Moore and Non-Wood Pulps Workshop: A How-To Resource Guide.
Additionally, this year’s Specialty Papers US conference will feature:
- Paper for Pennies, Water for Billions by Folia Water, Inc
- New Advances in Specialty Coatings and Processes by Sappi North America
- Mechanical/Equipment Vendors/Manufacturing by Techfibre Industries
- Panel: Sustainability Innovations and Challenges within the Specialty Paper Market with Target, Domtar and Imerys
- And more!
“We are excited to bring Specialty Papers US back to Milwaukee for its ninth year,” said Kimberlee Rohrer, Conference Producer. “The conference will focus on some of the newest trends within the industry, including one of the industry’s current hot topics, sustainability innovations and challenges within the Specialty Paper market. Plus, this year’s full day workshop will cover non-wood pulps and a training with Dr. Graham Moore.”
For more information about the Specialty Papers US 2017 conference, visit: http://www.specialtypaperconference.com/united-states
Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information, contact Sean Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 (330) 762-7441
About Smithers Pira
Smithers Pira is the worldwide authority on packaging, paper and print industry supply chains. Established in 1930, the company provides strategic and technical consulting, testing, intelligence and events to help clients gain market insights, identify opportunities, evaluate product performance and manage compliance. The Smithers Pira Distribution Testing Service Center in Lansing, MI serves key industry verticals such as the food and beverage, medical and automotive markets in North America. Please visit www.smitherspira.com for more information.
About The Smithers Group:
Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, The Smithers Group includes Smithers Apex, Smithers Avanza, Smithers Pira, Smithers Quality Assessments, Smithers Rapra and Smithers Viscient. Each of The Smithers Group companies provide technology-based services focused on a defined market. As a group, the diversity of market sectors and technologies provides stability and a platform for long-term growth. By integrating science, technology and business expertise, Smithers’ goal is to add value throughout the life cycle of our clients’ products by utilizing testing, consulting, information, and compliance services. All Smithers companies are known by their clients as trusted providers of innovative solutions. For more information, visit www.smithers.com.