Papers Sought For TAPPI European PLACE Conference

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY | Industry professionals and research fellows are invited to present original papers at the 12th TAPPI European PLACE Conference, which will be held on May 18-20, 2009, at the Corinthia Hotel Royal in Budapest, Hungary. The conference program will focus on the latest trends in extrusion coating/lamination applications and technologies and on end-use applications.

Topics will include: Developments in raw materials–including polymers, lamination and substrate web materials; converting technologies–raw material handling, extrusion processing, primer application, web treatments, lamination and converting; hardware manufacturing–extrusion, web handling and treatment, process control, and product inspection; final products–application requirements, environmental, industry, and regulatory aspects in packaging and industrial applications; and inspection and characterization of raw materials and converted products.

Particular emphasis will be given to ideas and innovations–big and small–that lead to energy savings in the industry. Authors interested in presenting a paper on these or related topics should send an abstract to before Oct. 31, 2008.

For more information, contact Conference Technical Program Chairman Guenter Schubert at; +49 228 552-2816; call TAPPI Member Services at 800-332-8686 (USA); 800-446-9431 (Canada); 770-446-1400 (intl.), or visit

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