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Membership in the Association is by operating facility. Approximately 380 operating facilities are currently members.

The cost to join is $250 per facility. For corporate pricing and multiple location discounts, please contact PPSA at 770-209-7300. 

Please remember each location must have it's own membership. 

Members are placed into reporting categories as follows:

  • Paper Mills ~ Large mills (working over 2 million hours/year)
  • Paper Mills ~ Medium sized mills (working between 1 and 2 million hours/year)
  • Paper Mills ~ Small mills (working under 1 million hours/year)
  • Pulp Mills (more than 60% production of market pulp)
  • Tissue Mills
  • Bag Plants
  • Sawmills
  • Folding Cartons
  • Woodlands ~ Large (over 200,000 work hours/year)
  • Woodlands ~ Small (200,000 or LESS work hours/year)
  • Building Products
  • Corrugated Converting
  • Sheet Converting
  • Tubes & Cores
  • Recycle Collection
  • 100% Recycle Mill
  • Particle Board
  • Specialty Operation
  • Other

These reporting categories are useful as measuring tools for members to be able to accumulate accident data from similar operations. This data also is the basis for the extensive awards program of the Association. Recognition for excellence and improvement are important functions of this organization.