INDA Consultant Network

The Consultants’ Network is a consortium of INDA Member Consultants. These Consultants have expertise in the areas of management, product development, market research, competitive intelligence, technical consulting, intellectual property and much more.

The number of Consultants recognizing the benefits of being included in this Consultants’ Network continues to grow year after year. The Consultants’ Network is for INDA Members only. To discover how you can become an INDA Member and be a part of the Network, contact Morris Collins,, (919) 459-3700 ext. 3714.

Below is a listing of INDA Member Consultants and the services they offer.

  • A.D. Jezzi & Associates, LLC
    169 Upland Terrace
    Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
    Contact: Rick Jezzi
    Phone: (610) 202-2374
    Fax: (610) 972-9844
    Website: www.nonwoven-us.comA management and technical consulting company in the area of New Product Development; specializing in Baby Diapers, Personal Care Absorbent Products such as Adult Incontinence, Feminine Hygiene, Baby Wipes, and Non-Woven Technology and their End-Products.
  • American Association of Textile Chemists & Colorists
    P.O. Box 12215 AATCC
    RTP, NC 27709-2215
    UNITED STATESContact: John Y Daniels, Executive Director
    Phone: (919) 549-8141
    Fax: (919) 549-8933
  • Blue Heaven Enterprises, Inc.
    205 Mayfair Place Blue Heaven Technologies
    Hopkinsville, KY 42240
    UNITED STATESContact: Robert Burkhead, President
    Phone: (270) 887-9431

    Consultant to the Air Filtration Industry.
  • Bohlander Associates
    54 Herrmann Lane
    Easton, CT 06612
    UNITED STATESContact: Peter Bohlander, President
    Phone: (203) 268-1718
    Email: bohlanderpeter@gmail.comProduct development and new business development specializing in the Far East.
  • CEI (Coating Excellence International)
    975 Broadway
    Wrightstown, WI 54180
    Contact: Michelle Weyers, Marketing Specialist
    Phone: (920) 996-1916
    Email: mweyers@coatingexecellence.comWe are converters of nonwoven materials, and can extrusion coat, print, release coat, print  and/or slit a variety of nonwovens for hygiene, medical and industrial applications.
  • Chapas, Chinai & Associates
    93 Woodholme Way
    Elkton, MD 21921
    Contact: Richard B. Chapas, Principal
    Phone: (410) 920-3369
    Email: rich_chapas@hotmail.comOur focus is the development of new and improved products based on our expertise and experience in nonwovens, absorbent materials and products, biodegradable and renewable materials, adhesives, resins, composites, polymer technology, consumer and industrial disposable products, such as, wipes, filtration, and medical devices. Our capabilities include product design, data analysis from laboratory and consumer testing, raw material sourcing, sustainability, and environmental conformance.
  • Coley Company
    1175 Revolution Mill Drive, Suite 9
    Greensboro, NC 27405
    Contact: Doug Coley
    Phone: (336) 218-6637
    Website: www.coleycompany.netExecutive Search Firm that specializes in the Nonwoven Industry placing positions throughtout the U.S.
  • Creative Machine Designs, Inc.CreativeMachineDesign
    3 Corporate Park Drive
    Derry, NH 03038
    Contact: Jerry Rocha
    Phone: (603) 695-2980
    Fax: (603) 493-9025
    Website: Technical consulting relating to touch fasteners and methods of producing them, including the use of ultrasonics.
  • DI 2 Technologies
    P.O. Box 4720
    Davidson, NC 28036-4720
    Telephone: (704) 528-0302
    Fax:  (704) 528-1628
    Contact: William Younts
    Email: budyounts@di2tech.comProvides regulatory compliance consulting services for fire retardant state and federal standards. Provides technical product development consulting services.
  • Frank Baker & Associates, LLC
    5171 Old Hickory Blvd.
    Nashville, TN 37218
    Contact: Frank Baker
    Phone: (615) 499-1775
    Email: fbaker@gmail,comConsulting for Nonwoven Product and Process Development. Frank Baker Associates LLC Trifold Brochure.
  • FPInnovations
    570 Saint-Jean Blvd.
    Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 3J9
    Contact: Alois Vanerek
    Phone: (514) 782-4100
    Email: Research in forest operations, wood products, pulp, paper, and biomaterials.
  • Gardner GTSgardnerGTS-logo
    P.O. Box 500
    Petoskey, MI 49770
    Contact: Dan Gardner
    Phone: (231) 758-0238
    Fax: (231) 487-1846
    Email: Consulting, engineering, project management, and expert witness.
  • Global Safety Management
    10006 Cross Creek Boulevard Suite 440
    Tampa, FL 33647
    Contact: Eric Stratis, Chief Sales Officer
    Phone: (813) 435-5161
    Website: www.gsmsds.comGSM provides safety data sheet services around (M)SDS management, authoring and translation to help members avoid OSHA fines.
  • Global Strategy, Inc.
    1073 Willa Springs Dr., Suite 2049 Global Strategy
    Winter Springs, FL 32708
    Contact: David Warar, CEO
    Phone: (407) 951-6750
    Fax: (847) 327-1554
    Website: www.consultgsi.comInternational business development: market entry strategy formulation and implementation, open innovation (product and technology) search, M&A, partnering, and customized market research.
  • Headwaters MB
    Headwaters MB
    Two Greenwich Office Park, Floor 2
    Suite 400
    Greenwich, CT 06831
    Phone:(203) 451-7799
    Email: roryaholmes@gmail.comNonwoven Industry Statistics, Production Processes, Applications, Product Development, Patent Litigation
  • Holmes Consulting
    129 Kelekent Lane
    Cary, NC
    Contact: Rory Holmes
    Phone: (919) 600-1550
    Email: llaporta@headwatersmb.comWe assist industry to raise capital for expansion or to complete a merger and acquisition transaction.
  • IHS
    1401 Enclave Parkway, Suite 500 IHS
    Houston, TX 77077
    Contact: Karen Jones, Service Leader, Fibers & Feedstocks
    Phone: (281) 531-4660
    Email: karen.jones@ihs.comIHS is the premier provider of Market, Planning and Business Advisory services offering a unique combination of consulting analytics and expertise for the global chemical, plastics, fibers and chlor-alkali industries. With offices in Houston, New York, London, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Singapore and Shanghai, IHS has provided expert business advisory services to a broad base of companies across multiple value chains and geographies since 1979. Clients to IHS services include chemical and oil companies, technology & EPC companies, banking and financial institutions, plastic converters, textile & apparel manufacturers, brand-owners, grocers/retailers, government agencies and trading companies.
  • IHS Chemical
    333 Ravenswood Avenue IHS Chemical
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
    Contact: Fred Hajduk, Sr. Consultant
    Phone: (650) 859-3774
    Fax: (650) 859-2182
    Email: Consulting in chemical and fiber areas.
  • Investkonsult Sweden AB
    Koppargatan 9
    602 23 NORRKÖPING
    Contact: Johan Berlin, Managing Director
    Phone: 46-11-106-075
    Fax: 46-11-124-026
    Email: Consultants to the nonwoven and absorbent hygiene producers worldwide. Professional and objective valuations as well as handling of surplus equipment.
  • Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt
    (Patent Attorneys) Jenkins Wilson Taylor & HuntUniversity Tower, Suite 1400
    3100 Tower Blvd.
    Durham, NC 27707
    Contact: Richard Jenkins, Patent Attorney
    Phone: (919) 493-8000
    Fax: (919) 419-0383
    Website: www.jenkinswilson.comExperts in patent applications for nonwoven products.
  • Kline & CompanyKline logo
    35 Waterview Boulevard, Suite 305
    Parsippany, NJ 07054
    Contact: Laura Mahecha
    Phone: (973) 435-6262
    Fax: (973) 435-6291
    Email: Website: Kline & Co. is a market research and consulting firm serving the I&I cleaning products market.
  • Lifshutz Consulting
    12985 W. Kokopelli Drive
    Peoria, AZ 85383
    Contact: Norman Lifshutz
    Phone: (623) 242-7304
  • Marketing Technology Service, Inc
    4100 South Seventh Street
    Kalamazoo, MI 49009-8461
    Phone: (269) 375-1236
    Fax: (269) 375-6710
    Website: www.marketingtechnologyservice.comServing the nonwovens and absorbent disposable products industries since 1978, MTS is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. MTS offers discreet, behind-the-scenes help to companies big and small, with market research and tailored “Short Course” presentations specific to their interests, at their location. MTS also makes testing equipment, do testing and offer airlaid pilot plant services for product development.
  • Mark R. Snider, LLC
    616 Stamp Creek Road
    White, GA 30184
    Phone: (404) 218-5552
    Website: www.marksnider.comConsultant to general industry, equipiment sales, market research, project management
  • Nonwoven Source
    100 Bartlett Peak Drive
    Georgetown, TX 78633
    Contact: Joe Wahlquist
    Phone: (512) 966-1083
    Providing technical and sourcing support for the nonwoven industry.
  • O’Neal, Inc.
    10 Falcon Crest DriveOnealLogo
    Greenville, SC
    Phone: (864) 298-2000
    Contact: Shane Bolding, Vice President
    O’Neal provides design, engineering, procurement, and construction services for capital projects to clients in the nonwovens industry.
  • Price Hanna Consultants LLC
    603 Fairway Dr. price hanna
    West Chester, PA 19382
    Contact: Pricie Hanna, Managing Partner
    Phone: (610) 793-1500
    Email: phanna@pricehanna.comGlobal management consulting services for the nonwoven and hygiene industries.
  • Product Investigations Inc.ProductInvestigationsInc
    151 East 10th Avenue
    Conshohocken, PA 19428
    Contact: Sophia E. Shelanski, Clinical Research Scientist
    Phone: (610) 825-5855
    Fax: (610) 505-9553
    Email: Product Investigations Inc. is an independent clinical research laboratory specializing in safety and efficacy testing for a wide variety of products, including personal care and household products, toiletries, medical devices, textiles, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and active/raw ingredients.
  • Recruiter Solutions International
    8850 Tyler Blvd Recruiter Solutions
    Mentor, OH 44060
    Contact: Lisa Sprowls
    Phone: (800) 992-3875
    Fax: (800) 992-3874
    Website: www.rsipeople.comExecutive search firm specializing in the filtration industry.
  • RespirTek, Inc.
    12450 Shortcut Rd., Bldg. F RespirTek
    Biloxi, MS 39532
    Contact: Jude Martin
    Phone: (228) 392-7977
    Fax: (228) 369-3984
    Website: www.respirtek.comRespirTek, Inc. is an ISO 17025 accredited biological consulting and commercial research laboratory serving national and international clients for over eleven years. The company specializes in toxicity/treatability testing for municipal, pharmaceutical and industrial wastewaters, extensive bioremediation, compostability testing, biodegradability testing, and biodisintegration testing per INDA & EDANA standards for flushability.RespirTek offers EPA, ASTM, OECD, ISO, GLP, INDA and EDANA testing as well as customized and abbreviated testing protocols to specifically meet clients’ needs. Projects and testing are performed in a dedicated team setting from initial contact to report generations with systematic updates. Please contact us at 228-392-7977 to arrange for a free consultation call with our Technical Team to discuss your specific product and testing needs.
  • Richer Investment S.A. De C.V.
    Villa Chipinque 101 Colonia Villa Chipinque 
    6297 GARZA GARCIA N.L.
    Contact: Carlos Richer, President
    Phone: 52-181-1277-3173
    Fax: 52-81-8303-0688
    Website: www.disposablediaper.netWe are eager to provide you with the best consulting services available to the disposable diaper industry today. If you are looking to get started in the disposable diaper business, we can teach you and help you understand what is needed in order to avoid common and costly mistakes. If you are already a diaper producer, our in-depth diaper factory audits can help you identify problems and save you tons of money.
  • Sanford Holshouser Economic Development Consulting, LLCSanfordHolshouser
    4141 Parklake Avenue, Suite 200
    Raleigh, NC 27612
    United States
    Contact: Rocky Lane, Manager
    Phone: (919) 653-7805
    Email: Sanford Holshouser Economic Development Consulting, LLC provides site selection and incentive negotiation services to Association members, which are choosing a location for a new facility or expanding an existing facility. These services will help assure that a company will make a well informed site selection decision based on all necessary information and data, and that a company will receive the benefit of the highest possible levels of financial incentive support for a new or expansion project.
  • Schlegel Und Partner
    Ludwigstrasse 6
    Weinheim, 69469
    Contact: Silke Brand-Kirsch
    Phone: 49-6201-99150
    Fax: 49-6201-99-1599
    Email: Surveys targeting almost all nonwovens (durable and disposable) markets around the globe.
  • SGSSGS2015Logo
    291 Fairfield Ave
    Fairfield, NJ 07004
    United States
    Contact: Mafalda Salvi, Business Development Manager
    Phone: (973) 575-5252
    Fax: (973) 575-7175
    Email: SGS supplies testing and auditing services, chemical testing, performance and claim substantiation.
  • The Segue Group, LLC
    212 Breton Drive
    Greer, SC 29650-2842
    Contact: James Posa, President
    Phone: (864) 908-6355
    Fax: (864) 244-9961

    Business planning, research, sales planning, operations, acquisition, integrations, and more. All associates have 25  years’ experience.
  • Smith, Johnson & Associates
    116 Millstone Way
    Monroeville, NJ 08342
    Contact: Robert A. Johnson, Principal
    Phone: (856) 243-5730
    Fax: (856) 487-0455
    Email: RJnonwoven@aol.comConsultants in marketing, market research and product development.
  • SNS Nano Fiber Technology Co. LLC
    201 E. Steels Corners Road SNS Nano Fiber Technology
    Stow, OH 44224
    Contact: Dr. Laura Frazier
    Phone: (330) 730-2034
    Fax: (330) 928-8726
    Email: lfrazier@struktol.comSNS is a consultancy that specializes in managing the production of electrospun fibers.
  • Southern Regional Research Center
    PO Box 19687
    New Orleans, LA 70179-0687
    Contact: Brian D. Condon
    Phone: (504) 286-4541
    Fax: (504) 286-4419
    Email: brian.condon@ars.usda.govConsultants in the development of cotton and natural fiber products.
  • TC2 Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation
    211 Gregson Drive TC2 Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation
    Cary, NC 27511
    Contact: Peter N. Butenhoff, President
    Phone: (919) 380-2170
    Fax: (919) 380-2181
    Email: pbutenh@tc2.comConsultants for research and testing, third party testing lab.
  • Textile Research Associates
    105 Shenandoah St. Textile Research Associates
    Clarksville, TN 37043
    Contact: Dr. Christine Sun
    Phone: (931) 647-3531
    Fax: (931) 802-5109
    Website: www.textileresearch.orgTextile Research Associates (TRA) is an advanced research and consulting firm specializing in textiles, nonwovens, and their applications in air and liquid filtration. Dr. Christine Sun, the Principal of TRA is a globally recognized technical and market expert in nonwovens and filtration industry. She was the technology director of liquid filtration at Donaldson from 2011-2013, and R&D manager at Freudenberg Filtration Technologies from 2004-2011. With extensive experiences from both industrial and academic services, Dr. Sun and her team at TRA have not only broad and in-depth knowledge but also hands-on experiences in the areas of advanced nonwovens, nanofibers and filtration technologies.TRA has a strong partnership with advanced material research centers and air/liquid filtration testing labs in the industry. “With our over 30-year experience in textile, nonwovens and filtration industry, we are confident in providing our customers technical and market solutions to support their business growth with guaranteeing satisfaction and safely guarded confidentiality.”
  • UCLA Henry Samuali School Of Engineering & Applied Science, EE Department, High-Speed Electronics LabUCLA_Henery
    420 Westwood Plaza, 56-125EE Eng. 4 Bldg
    Los Angeles, CA 90095-1594
    Contact: M.C. Frank Chang, Distinguished Professor, And Wintek Chair In Electrical Engineering
    Email: Research related to quality control in the nonwoven fabrics industry.
  • Zene, LLC
    112 Point Shore Drive
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    Contact: Thomas Justice, Consultant
    Phone: (919) 751-2995
    Email: Consult for both roll goods manufacturers and filter fabricators in the areas of filter performance and associated testing and manufacturing equipment.