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FAO is the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Its statistical database, FAOSTAT at, provides online, multilingual access to international statistics on agricultural production, trade, fertilizer and pesticides, land use and irrigation, forest products, agricultural machinery, shipments, and many other topics.  

TAPPI, the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, has over 32,000 members worldwide, making it the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to the pulp and paper industry. It offers technical committees, conferences and tradeshows, and technical publications.  

INDA, the International Nonwovens & Disposables Association, is a trade association representing the nonwoven fabrics industry. It provides a forum in which common problems facing the industry can be addressed. Services include technical seminars, conferences, technical publications, and marketing information.  

AF&PA, the American Forest and Paper Association, is the U.S. trade association of the forest, paper and wood products industry. AF&PA is constantly involved in legislative, regulatory, administrative, and trade activities at the international, national and state levels. Services to members include statistical information on the industry, technical committee meetings, and conferences.