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Building Your Skills Has Never Been Easier With All the Resources Presented in TAPPI Academy’s new Training Guide.

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TAPPI Academy is a one-stop-shop where you can turn… whether you have only a little time to brush up on a particular issue that’s giving you trouble, or for those times when you know that bringing your questions to the experts is what you need to move ahead with confidence and knowledge. 

Need ideas?  TAPPI Academy can help you determine your Estimated Training Achievement (ETA) with this sample Training Pathway of how to integrate tissue education and training options into your planning.

Here’s a brief summary of what’s most beneficial you in tissue making:



Everyone involved in tissue making is invited to take these online courses – both of which offer a TAPPI Professional Certificate test to ensure course completion and competency of the learning outcomes delivered in the curriculum.

  • Tissue 101: Properties and Processes Course
    • This introductory online course was developed and presented by TAPPI member industry experts. A comprehensive overview of the manufacturing process and product performance properties is provided.
    • Tissue 201: Operations and Runnability CourseThis intermediate-to-advanced online course was developed and presented by TAPPI member industry experts. The course will help participants improve tissue quality and consistency, understand contributors to waste and downtime.


You’ll find several complimentary webinars to help you continue your professional development. Visit www.tappi.org/webinars to view a full list of upcoming and archived webinars like these:

Improving Winder SafetyThe batch process occurring at the winder represents one of highest potential areas of danger in the mill for operators and maintenance personnel. Speeds and technology continue to increase.  This discussion covers guards, fencing, E-stops, electrical and fluid control improvements, mechanical holding devices, threading and splicing modifications and automation.

Tissue Softness ExplainedThis webinar is ideal for those in tissue manufacturing – from managers to operators – and anyone who wants to understand the basic mechanisms surrounding this `touchy` subject.  A brief question and answer session will follow.

Machine Thermal Sprayed Yankee Dryer CoatingsWhy do some coatings run so well and last so long, while others do not? This webinar will answer this question and discuss the steps which mills can take prior to, during, and after the thermal spray application.


When training needs to be delivered all at one time to your team in one location, contact training@tappi.org to learn more about Company Classroom. TAPPI’s industry experts bring their years of practical experience together into training programs that they can tailor exactly to the skills your team needs and delivered onsite at your location. 


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