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    Our Local Sections are organized geographically and open to all TAPPI members.


Chicago Local Section

Charter Date: 1946

Geographic Boundaries: US states of Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Minnesota

Special Interests: Corrugating, folding cartons, sheet plants

Mission: The mission of Chicago TAPPI is to build business relationships and promote the corrugated industry by educating our members through the exchange of new ideas and technical expertise.

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Chicago TAPPI Scholarship Opportunities

Chicago TAPPI has developed a scholarship program in which it will award a $4000 scholarship to one deserving college student whose parent, grandparent or legal guardian is a member of Chicago TAPPI in good standing.

In addition, we are giving two $2000 scholarships for full time or part time workers in the corrugated industry for continuing education who are attending day/night school for an undergraduate degree, technical or trade school.

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The Chicago TAPPI November Meeting has been canceled.  Our next meeting will be the What’s New Program which will be held February 1, 2022 at the Oakbrook Marriott in Oakbrook, IL.  Additional information on how to apply to present, or register for the meeting will be available on this site soon.  For questions please contact Chicago TAPPI Local Section Chair, John Semenske [email protected] 


Congratulations to our recent Chicago TAPPI Scholarship winner.

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Alison Dry is currently a freshman at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University studying Accounting with a minor in French. Last spring, Alison graduated from Downers Grove North with Distinguished Honors and was involved in several extra-curricular programs. At North, she swam all four years on the DGN Swim Team and was captain during her senior year. She also swam for Hornets Swim Club and was an assistant coach last year. In addition, Alison played trombone in Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Pit Orchestra, and Jazz Band, and she is looking forward to joining the IU Marching Hundred this year. She was involved in a leadership team called Positively North Stars, National Honors Society, and French National Honors Society.

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2022 Meeting Schedule

17 Jun 2021

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Chicago TAPPI Scholarships

20 May 2020

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2021 Executive Committee Roster

04 Mar 2021

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2021 Meeting Schedule

31 Jan 2021

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