VTT, Cannon EMEA, Nestlé, FiberLean and More Headline Specialty Papers Europe

8th annual conference and exhibition 4-6 April in Manchester, UK

AKRON, Ohio--()--Smithers Pira and TAPPI are pleased to announce the Specialty Papers 2016 programme. The 2016 edition of the conference, taking place 4-6 April at the Hilton Deansgate in Manchester, will feature more than 20 presentations from the world’s leading specialty papers organisations.

“In addition to dynamic content, we’ve included attendee benefits like numerous dedicated networking opportunities and an exclusive tour, including one of the James Cropper Paper Mill.”

“We’re excited to announce the programming for the 2016 event. We’ve built the conference with two full days of entertaining and technical presentations focused on innovation and new technologies in the Specialty Papers space,” said Kimberlee Rohrer, Conference Producer at Smithers Pira. “In addition to dynamic content, we’ve included attendee benefits like numerous dedicated networking opportunities and an exclusive tour, including one of the James Cropper Paper Mill.”

Specialty Papers will include presentations highlighting the latest developments in the industry, with a focus on commercialization and adoption of new technology, like “Application of Microfibrillated Cellulose in Specialty Papers” by Per Svending, the Commercial Director of FiberLean, Imerys. Also included in the programme will be a presentation highlighting foam technologies by Dr. Ulla Forsstrom, Principal Scientist at VTT.

The Specialty Papers Europe programme will also include presentations from Inca Digital, Nestle, McDonald’s Corporation, Canon EMEA, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, EcoSynthetix Inc and more.

For more information about Specialty Papers Europe 2016 visit www.specialtypaperconference.com/europe.

Limited sponsorship and exhibition opportunities remain. Contact Stephen Frier on sfrier@smithers.com or +44-0-1372-802006.

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. For more information, visit www.smitherspira.com.

About TAPPI

TAPPI is the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, and converting industries and publisher of Paper360° and TAPPI JOURNAL. Through information exchange, trusted content, and networking opportunities, TAPPI helps members elevate their performance by providing solutions that lead to better, faster, and more cost-effective ways of doing business. Visit www.tappi.org

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