Welcome to Paper Trade Associates. We are Pulp, Paper and Tissue Industry Manufacturers’ Representatives. We have experience in all aspects of the process. Starting in stock prep all the way through converting. Please check out our offerings and let us know if you have specific interests in our offerings.


  • Production & Quality Related: Foils, Flatbox Covers, Uhle Covers, Edge Control/Deckles, Showers, Shower Nozzles, Turn-up Systems, Rope System Components, Camera and Lighting Equipment, Press Sections, Headboxes,  Drying Steam Systems, Infrared Drying, Threading Equipment, Design and Troubleshooting for Rope and Air-Pan systems, Felt Stretches……….
  • Maintenance Related: Spreader/Bowed Rolls, Suction Roll parts, Screw-Press Rebuilds, Calender Rolls, Gears and Dryer Gears, Rope Sheaves/Stretchers, Pulper Rotors, Dryer Hood and Air System Components/Design, Rope Threading Equipment (sheaves, stretchers, mounting hardware etc….)
  • Services: rebuilds, consulting, engineering and design of: bowed rolls, screw-presses, calender rolls, pulpers, shower oscillators, steam and condensate systems, dryer gear refilling, dryer hood and building air system rebuilds/design, headbox repairs, Threading System Troubleshooting
  • Optimization of: fourdrinier tables, screw-presses, headboxes, press sections, threading systems, camera systems for break detection and defects, steam system optimization, Infrared drying for sheet edges, coating and pre-heating, shoe-presses, new headboxes

Who is PTA?

(PTA) Paper Trade Associates is a Manufacturers Rep organization. Our Representatives average close to 40 years of Paper Industry experience and knowledge.