Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

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Document And Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
Apr. 28, 2017
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name Orchids Paper Products CO /DE  
Entity Central Index Key 0001324189  
Trading Symbol TIS  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   10,302,891
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2017  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
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