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D. Attwood. The World Association of Pulp and Paper-Making Research Institutes (WAPRI). In The role of fundamental research in paper-making, Trans. of the VIIth Fund. Res. Symp. Cambridge, 1981, (Fundamental Research Committee, ed.), pp 897-901, FRC, Manchester, 2018.


WAPRI exists to provide a forum for discussion between directors of research institutes engaged in research work on the science and technology of the pulp and paper-making and allied industries. It currently comprises 22 members and these are mainly the central research institutes of the western pulp and paper-making world. Non-confidential information is exchanged between the institutes.

In addition to describing the activities of WAPRI this paper summarises the research activity (in non-confidential areas) of the subscribing institutes and provides information on the management and funding of those institutes.

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