The Indian Pulp and Paper Technical Association (IPPTA) was established in 1964. It is an organization of professionals from the pulp and paper, newsprint and allied industries. It is located in Saharanpur, India. IPPTA caters to the needs of the Indian paper industry and publishes quarterly journals, which contain technical articles related to pulp and paper technology. The articles are submitted by eminent authors from the paper and allied industries, various research institutions from India and abroad. IPPTA has a membership of over 2500, including 100 overseas members (IPPTA, 2011).