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Specialty Papers US

October 4, 2022 - October 6, 2022
Milwaukee, WI

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

Specialty Papers US 2022 is coming to Milwaukee, WI, October 4-6, 2022!

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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. 

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Join the mailing list for the latest 2022 agenda and speaker updates. At Specialty Papers US 2021 Event Attendees:

  • Networked with attendees representing top brands from the entire specialty papers supply chain. 
  • Heard from leading experts in the paper industry, such as: Nestle, BYBI Beauty, Marley Spoon,Tipa Corp., FiberLean, Ingredion, Pacoon, BPI, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Digimarc, Eco-Products, Stora Enso, MiniFibers, Ahlstrom-Munksjo, and more! Meet the 2021 Speakers >>>
  • Learned about the latest updates in the specialty papers market, trends and new technologies, innovations, sustainability, trends in food packaging, and more.  View the 2021 Agenda >>>
  • Participated with speakers in discussion-leading panels: Let’s Talk About PFAS – A US and Global Conversation (Department of Toxic Substances Control, Safer Made, Avebe U.A), Opportunities and Growth as the Industry Moves Forward, Packaging Solutions: Designing with the Composter in Mind (Eco-Products, BPI, Compost Manufacturing Alliance), Brand Commitment to a More Sustainable Future. View the 2021 Agenda >>>
Christophe Jordan - Arjowiggins

Christophe Jordan

Managing Director – Translucent Papers at Arjowiggins
Dr. Kamran Paynabar - ProcessMiner

Dr. Kamran Paynabar

Co-founder and CSO at ProcessMiner
Paige Goff - Domtar

Paige Goff

VP, Sustainability at Domtar
Todd Jordan - BTG

Todd Jordan

Americas Solutions Manager at BTG
Gary Robinson - TIPA Compostable Packaging

Gary Robinson

Director of Public Affairs at TIPA Compostable Packaging
Anna Marie Dijk - van Delden - Royal Avebe

Anna Marie Dijk - van Delden

Technical Service Manager at Royal Avebe

2021 Agenda

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Registration and Opening Remarks
Session I: The Specialty Paper Sector – Present & Future
Session II: Paper Chemistries and Processing Innovations
Session III: Emerging Technologies to Push the Industry Forward
Networking Reception
Registration and Opening Remarks
Session IV: Paper Packaging and The Compost Value Proposition
Session V: Challenging Plastic Usage with Sustainable Paper Alternatives
Session VI: The Growing Need to be More Sustainable
Closing Remarks


AGC Group
Mantrose-Haeuser Co., Inc.
Sekisui Specialty Chemicals

Advisory Board

Steve Ottone - Omya Inc.

Steve Ottone

Technical Service Manager at Omya Inc.
Paige Goff - Domtar

Paige Goff

VP, Sustainability at Domtar
Lisa Stephens - TAPPI

Lisa Stephens

Division Manager, Pulp & Paper and Nanotechnology at TAPPI
Graham Moore - Smithers

Graham Moore

Strategic Consultant at Smithers
Scott McNutt - Nextep Partners LLC

Scott McNutt

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

Sandeep Kulkarni

President at KoolEarth Solutions Inc., USA

"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