Wayne Hays

INDA Lifetime Achievement Award

2001

EDUCATION

BS, Chemistry
University of Arkansas 1949

MBA
Northeastern University 1965

MILILTARY

Pilot, Naval Air Corp
1943-1945

WORK EXPERIENCE                                                                    

3 Sinclair Oil & Gas Company   1949-1953
Okla, Texas

  • Field Engineer

Callaway Mills Co.   1953-1959
La Grange, Georgia

  • Research & Development
  • Developed Nonwoven Products

Kendall Company, Nonwoven Products Division  1959-1982
Walpole, Massachusetts

  • Research & Development
  • Product Development
  • Product Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Director of Marketing
  • General Manager
  • Helped develop and served as Charter President of Disposables Association
    (now INDA) 1977-1978

The Lutravil Company (now Freudenberg Spunweb)  1982-1988
Durham, North Carolina

  • Founder of J/V Company between Kendall/Colgate and Freudenberg West Germany
  • President and CEO

POST RETIREMENT

1988-1991
Nonwoven Consultant to Freudenberg West Germany

1991-1993
Consultant to North Carolina State University
Helped found Nonwoven Cooperative Research Center (NCRC)

1994-1995
President of INDA

1995-1999
Consultant to INDA

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