Register Today!
  • Specialty Papers US
  • Specialty Papers Europe
  • Specialty Papers Asia

Specialty Papers US

October 24-26, 2023
Milwaukee, WI

Specialty Papers US 2023 is Returning to Milwaukee!

Join the entire paper industry again this October 24-26, 2023.

Specialty Papers US is the premier event in North America dedicated to showcasing innovation in the specialty papers industry. This event provides a unique opportunity for experts to come together and drive conversation around market influencers, hear ideas and insights from different parts of the supply chain, and become knowledgeable about innovations and market insights that will improve their business. 

Learn More About This Industry-Leading Event

The 2023 agenda and speaker listing will be announced soon. The 2022 event featured speakers from Starbucks, Nestle, American Forest & Paper Association, Pixelle, Foodservice Packaging Institute, Sustainable Fiber Technologies, Solenis, LLC, Eastman, Domtar, FiberLean Technologies, Kuraray Co., Ltd., Novolexand more!

Join The Mailing List to get the latest event updates.

2023 Sponsors

View all 8 sponsors
Metsä Board
Steve Ottone - Omya Inc.

Steve Ottone

Technical Service Manager at Omya Inc.
Paige Goff - Domtar

Paige Goff

Vice President of Sustainability and Communications at Domtar
Graham Moore - Smithers

Graham Moore

Strategic Consultant at Smithers
Adam Heffner - Technick Products

Adam Heffner

Business Development and Sales Professional at Technick Products
Scott McNutt - Nextep Partners LLC

Scott McNutt

Consultant at Nextep Partners LLC
Dr. Sandeep Kulkarni - KoolEarth Solutions Inc.

Dr. Sandeep Kulkarni

Founder and President at KoolEarth Solutions Inc.
Dean Benjamin - Pixelle

Dean Benjamin

Director of New Product Development at Pixelle
Jeff Keithline - Keller and Heckman LLP

Jeff Keithline

Partner at Keller and Heckman LLP
Steve Ottone - Omya Inc.

Steve Ottone

Technical Service Manager at Omya Inc.
Bill Rojack - Midland

Bill Rojack

VP at Midland
Lori Gobris - Michelman

Lori Gobris

Global Marketing Manager, Printing & Packaging at Michelman
Michael Schatzschneider - Creapaper

Michael Schatzschneider

CFO at Creapaper

2022 Agenda

View Full Agenda
Specialty Papers 2022 Workshop (Speaker Presenting Virtually)
Welcome Reception
Opening Remarks
Session I: The Specialty Paper Sector – Present & Future
Session II: Important Updates in Regulations & Legislations
Session III: Innovations in Coatings & Alternative Fibers
Session IV: Technologies & Testing to Push the Industry Forward
Session V: SPUS Student Pitching Hour & Poster Session
Networking Reception Sponsored by Archroma
Opening Remarks
Session VI: Paper Chemistries & Processing Advancements
Session VII: Thinking Outside the Box: Packaging Design & Materials
Session VIII: Focus on Logistics & Supply Chain within the Industry
Session IX: The Importance of Sustainability, Recyclability, & Composting
Closing Remarks

"Specialty Papers conference always provides excellent insight into the near and future paper market. We find it especially helpful when considering medium to long term direction for our development program." AquaSol Corporation

"The speakers are very insightful and the conference covered . . . a wide range of topics on the US packaging market, which helped our company that is just starting to penetrate into it." Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Who Attends Specialty Papers?

"The Specialty Papers conference is unique in having a cross-section of participants from suppliers, to mills, to end users of paper. Its format allows for a great deal of both learning and networking." Crable Engineering LLC