Appleton Paper Week

October 2 - 5, 2018 | Fox Cities Exhibition Center (FCEC) - Appleton, WI

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Appleton Paper Week is a confluence of paper industry events during the first week of October 2018 in Appleton, WI. The week features two conferences (Specialty Papers US and Tissue 2018) and the Paper Industry Hall of Fame Induction Dinner. Everything takes place at the Red Lion Paper Valley Hotel and Fox Cities Exhibition Center, but separate registrations are required for each event. The events include committee meetings, receptions, workshops and tours hosted by Fox Cities-based companies. Lake States TAPPI has played a major role in the creation of Appleton Paper Week.


Specialty Papers US


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Local Mill Tours

Neenah Inc. Appleton Mill

Thursday, October 4th • 9:00 am - 11:00 am

$55 (only 16 spots left)

Tour includes a versatile writing, text and cover paper machine and stock preparation area that makes a variety of textures, colors, and watermarks as well as includes a paper machine rebuilt with an updated stock system and inclined fourdrinier to make filtration base paper.

Verso Corporation Stevens Point Mill

Thursday, October 4th • 10:00 am - 11:30 am

$75.00 (only 9 spots left)

Tour includes two world-class paper machines for machine-glazed specialty grades.

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point (UWSP)

Thursday, October 4th • 10:00 am - 11:45 am

$55.00 (only 30 spots left)

Tour includes the Pilot Paper Machine, paper test lab, composting research area and other pilot facilities. Lunch will be provided.

Neenah Inc. Neenah Mill Tour

Thursday, October 4th • 10:30 am - 12:15 pm

$55 (only 16 spots left) 

Tour includes two paper machines and stock preparation areas making writing, text and cover grades in a variety of textures, colors and watermarks as well as includes a laminator. 


Paper Industry Hall of Fame Dinner



Tissue 2018