Specialty papers are on the rise and we have proof in Berlin this week with a very high attendance for the European conference organized by Smithers Pira and Tappi on April 9th and 10th. On the agenda, some 25 conferences to discuss market trends, the impact of digitalization, alternatives to plastics, the European directive on single-use plastics, food-contact materials… Among the speakers : representatives from Fisher International, Pöyry, Cepi, Nestlé, Metsä Board, Mondi, the Technical Paper Center (CTP in France), Imerys, Kotka Mills, Solenis, etc.