2015 is the 100 year anniversary of TAPPI and we are celebrating the successes of the industry, people and companies who have contributed. Our celebration will focus on the innovative discoveries and breakthroughs by academic and industrial research groups over the past 100 years.
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Photo: http://www.gelita.com/applications/gelita-gelatine-coating-paper Coatings Coating is a process used to finish paper. Coated paper is made up of base paper with a coating of chemical additives that transmit certain qualities to the paper or board. These agents are applied to a wide variety of papers for results including improved brightness, opacity, luster, color-absorption ability, weight, surface gloss, smoothness and reduced ink absorbency. Other compounds coat paper for high-quality printing, to add water resistance and strength to paper or to protect against ultraviolet radiation.&n ... read more