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TAPPI Membership

Welcome! You are just a few clicks away from opening a new and exciting window on your professional world. TAPPI is the oldest and largest membership organization serving all sectors of the pulp, paper, packaging, and converting industries worldwide. TAPPI helps members find better and faster ways of doing business.


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  1. Create your login and join online.
  2. Download and print your application, complete, and fax to +1-770-209-7206.
  3. Telephone TAPPI's Member Connection Center at 1-800-332-8686 (US), 1-800-446-9431 (Canada), or +1-770-446-1400 (worldwide).


Member Benefits

TAPPI brings together a diverse community of more than 7,000 member engineers, scientists, managers, and academics worldwide, and our credentials are exceptional.

  • TAPPI is a principal authority on industry technical standards—because our members help write them.
  • TAPPI is an ANSI-certified standards development organization—proof positive of TAPPI’s expertise.
  • TAPPI members author numerous Technical Information Papers—guidelines the entire industry relies on.
  • TAPPI’s e-Library is the industry’s most extensive—and it’s used by members worldwide.

TAPPI membership guarantees a greater depth and breadth of knowledge than you’ve ever had before.

  • Topic-specific newsletters—focused on the paper, corrugated packaging, tissue, flexible packaging, nanotechnology, and nonwovens industries—deliver need-to-know information you can’t find anywhere else.
  • Hundreds of publications, from engineering and industry management to nanotechnology and test methods—all at a 33% members-only discount—are invaluable resources second to none.
  • The TAPPI Career Center is especially important in these challenging times and has been used by hundreds of members to find jobs or move ahead into other sectors of our diverse industry.

TAPPI enables you to grow your skills and knowledge to be proficient on issues at the forefront of our profession. Just as important, membership nurtures professional connections and lasting friendships.

TAPPI membership is your lifetime pass to the future of our profession.