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29 August 2012
10 August 2012
ATLANTA, Ga., August 9, 2012 – The High Performance Paper Society of Japan will participate in this year’s Specialty Papers 2012 Conference, to be held November 7-8, 2012, in Rosemont, Illinois. It’s the only conference dedicated exclusively to the specialty papers industry and covers technology, markets and applications.
20 July 2012
The Specialty Papers 2012 advisory board weighs in...
03 July 2012
Smithers will now offer two entry points at which you can join our membership schemes- our existing Calendar Year membership will continue to run from January to December. Our new Summer Start membership will run from July 2012 to June 2013.
31 May 2012
"For the first time ever, we have paper mills presenting about the new technologies they are developing for specialty grades and how they have bounced back from difficult economic times and global trends.”
02 April 2012
Previously known as Pira International and now fully integrated with The Smithers Group, Smithers Pira provides strategic and technical consulting, testing, intelligence and events to help clients gain market insights, identify opportunities, evaluate product performance and manage compliance.
17 November 2011
Dr. Mika Vähä-Nissi, Senior Scientist, VTT gives his insight into sustainable packaging with thin film deposition techniques
24 October 2011
Europe is currently the leading region producing specialty papers at 47% of world share, whilst Asia is second largest at 25% and growing
14 September 2011
Steve Rosenberg, Senior Director, Business Development and Innovation at Neenah Paper Technical Products gives his insight into the global specialty papers industry
Specialty papers offer a good way to improve profitability, but there is no guarantee that in every case a specialty paper grade will improve margins...
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