Specialty Paper Is A Growing Sector For Wisconsin Paper Industry

This is what is often considered the main product of the paper industry. However, the paper industry is expanding into different sectors such as specialty paper. Rusty / stock.adobe.com

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Wisconsin's paper industry has faced many challenges as mills close and people switch to digital. But there is one sector of the paper industry that is growing: specialty paper.

"Specialty paper goes across a broad gamut of things," says Steve Ottone, technical service manager at Omya — a chemical industry company headquartered in Switzerland. "Think about the ways that paper touches your life. Say you have your morning cup of tea. In that tea bag what actually holds the tea?"


Source: WUM 89.7


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