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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Specialty papers event covers latest developments

The 2014 International Specialty Papers Conference, October 23-25, 2014, in Shanghai, China, covers all aspects of one of the pulp and paper industry’s most dynamic and rapidly growing markets. Featuring a program jointly organized by TAPPI and China Technical Association of the Paper Industry (CTAPI) the conference provides access to potential Chinese customers, business intelligence for the Chinese market and the latest technical innovations originating in China and from around the world.

“The 2014 Specialty Papers Conference features the most in-depth technical program available covering this rapidly growing, diverse market including discussions on unique functional materials developed in China and special additives and coatings appropriate for the Chinese market,” notes Chuck Klass, president of Klass Associates. “It also features numerous networking and social events providing the opportunity to interact with potential customers in China and from around the world and a trade fair covering the latest developments in technology. This is a must attend event for anyone interested in the specialty papers business in Asia.”

The conference is targeted toward Asian specialty paper mill and corporate staff (technical managers, product development, and business leaders), suppliers and consultants and students interested in specialty papers. The two-day technical program encompasses a wide range of topics including: outlook for and market trends in China’s specialty papers industry, opportunities and risks in future markets, the latest in manufacturing technology, developments in wet end chemistry, bio-based latex binders and other developments in coating for specialty grades. The conference includes a tour of APP's Gold Huasheng Paper Co. mill which is located in Suzhou and produces packaging, specialty and communication papers.