RPTA Resources

RPTA provides its members with a vast array of resources from educational programs and whitepapers to training modules. We have provided you with a few samples of RPTA's work to demonstrate the value we provide to our members and the industry:

RPTA Press

Members regularly receive RPTA Press, a newsletter with Board and Task Force updates, industry, education and research news and information from partner organizations.

Select publications

Over the years, the work of RPTA has provided its member companies and the industry up-to-date information and research in areas key to advancing the efficiency and reliability of the recycling process. These publications cover a wide variety of topics associated with making recycled paperboard products.

Here are a few samples of RPTA's work:


LATEST NEWS

RPTA Announces Recipients of
2022 Scholarships

Click here for details.

Industry Profile Study
The 2022 Industry Profile Study is underway. This year samples of 21 different grades off 68 paper machines are included.
The target report date for the 2022 Study is September 1.
Members can access reports from prior years at this member-only page.

2022 P-T Seminar
RPTA’s annual Production-Technical Seminar was held May 2nd and 3rd at the Charlotte Convention Center, co-located with TAPPICon 2022

There were four very informative sessions covering Contaminant Removal, Refining, Paper Machine Drying and Threading Safety & Guarding. Copies of all presentations made are available at this member-only page.

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Operating Board has selected paper machine clothing as the 2022 RPTA Fall Roundtable topic. It will include a tour of a supplier’s manufacturing facilities. The dates and location will be published as soon as arrangements are made.

The 2023 RPTA Production-Technical Seminar will be held April 24th and 25th, 2023 at the Cobb Convention Center in Atlanta. The Operating Board will recruit speakers on wet end improvements; DAF and fiber recovery optimization; process data collection and use; and safety improvements from dryers through calendar stacks.