Appita is the leading not-for-profit industry association that supports the advancement of the pulp, paper packaging and bioproducts industries.

Appita's mission is:

  1. To advance and promote innovation and manufacturing best practice across the pulp, paper and packaging value chain, including new biomass-derived products.
  2. To lead the development and transfer of technical information and best practices fundamental to the industry.
  3. To develop and support programs to encourage the growth of a diverse, well-prepared pool of industry professionals.
  4. To build strong relationships with industry stakeholders across the supply chain.
  5. To facilitate the interchange of information across the industry supply chain through effective networking.

Our Values

Trust • Integrity • Collaboration • Knowledge• Service

Trustbe a trusted industry partner that supports the best interests of the industry

Integrityrespect and maintain the trust and confidence of our colleagues, members, and industry stakeholders

Collaborationbuild strong relationships with key industry stakeholders to expand the association’s ability to serve a changing industry

Knowledgebuild knowledge through training, networking and collaboration

Serviceto understand and respond to the needs of the industry