Turkish Pulp & Paper Industry Foundation has been representing the Turkish Paper&Board industry since 1972.
Vision of the Turkish Pulp&Paper industry Foundation is, to help the Paper&Board industry to develop technologically in terms of production, efficiency and quality, to determine the problems that the Paper Industry is likely to face during the process of Turkey’s affiliation to EU and to seek the necessary precautions to be taken, to assist in determining policy pertinent to the Sector conveying the necessary information about this subject to the Official Authorities, to investigate for the raw materials such as agricultural waste, annual plants and waste paper as well as to improve the forest resources, to make researches that will help increase their usage, to multiply the Technical Training facilities to make contributions to train human force having technical education at all levels.
Activities of the Turkish Pulp & Paper Industry Foundation are to pursue technical and financial developments inside and outside of the Sector, to arrange statistics, to prepare Annual Report of Turkish Pulp&Paper Industry, to determine the strength of the competitive indexes of the Pulp&Paper Industry within the World, to arrange seminars, symposiums, conventions for the Sector.
The Paper Industry Technical Association (PITA) is amongst the longest standing Technical Associations serving the Bio‐Fibre Forest Products Sectors in the world and our international membership spans over forty papermaking countries around the globe.
The Association operates as an independent organisation for the general benefit of its members – both individual and corporate – dedicated to promoting and improving the technical and scientific knowledge of those working in the Global Pulp, Paper, Board, Moulded Pulp, Particleboard and Bio Fibre Industries.
Based in the UK, but operating Internationally, the Association serves Suppliers, Manufacturers and End Users within these sectors by providing a forum for members to meet and network; it organises visits, conferences and training seminars that cover all aspects of papermaking science and takes a lead role in research and furthering our knowledge of the issues surrounding products produced from cellulose fibre.
PITA also publishes and distributes the prestigious journal ‘Paper Technology International’, the ‘PITA Annual Review’ and the e‐magazine ‘PAPERmaking!’ all sent free to members, and a range of other technical publications that include conference proceedings and the acclaimed Essential Guide to Aqueous Coating, as well as leading publications from external authors.