The TAPPI Standards & TIPs CD has been discontinued

The TAPPI Standards & TIPs CD has been discontinued and will be unavailable in 2021. The Standards online platform remains available to license as an individual or as a company solution. The online platform awards the user(s) point-and-click access to the most current documents as they are published throughout the year. Read more about Standards Online.

Propose a New Standard or Technical Information Paper (TIP)

Getting started is easy. Do you have just a general idea for a Standard, or are you farther along and have a substantial draft? If you just have a general idea for a Standard or TIP, complete the New Idea Submission Form. TAPPI will review your idea and identify an appropriate committee or group to work on your suggestion. If you are further along, send an initial draft to From there, the TAPPI Standards Manager will guide you through the appropriate process to finalize and approve the new document.