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) 233-1210 ext. 114.

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
    A 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
    Email: danielsj@aatcc.orgWebsite:
  • 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.
  • Blue Ridge Fiber Solutions, Inc.
    7742 E. Ponderosa Lane Blue Ridge Fiber Solutions
    Parker, CO 80138
    UNITED STATESContact: Marvin L. Mitchell, Managing Partner
    Phone: (303) 794-1100
    Fax: (303) 794-1500
    Email: Mitchell.marvin@comcast.netContact: Melvin Mitchell, President/Managing Partner
    Phone/Fax: (828) 862-8307
    Email: mitch2@citcom.netProviding intellectual property, process and product development services to enable clients in the paper, chemical and converting industries to improve service in existing markets or expand sales into new markets. Also conducts technology audits which will result in improved operating efficiencies and cost reductions.
  • 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
    UNITED STATESContact: 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
    UNITED STATESContact: 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
    UNITED STATESContact: Doug Coley
    Phone: (336) 218-6637
    Email: drcoley@coleycompany.netWebsite: www.coleycompany.netExecutive Search Firm that specializes in the Nonwoven Industry placing positions throughtout the U.S.
  • Frank Baker & Associates, LLC
    5171 Old Hickory Blvd.
    Nashville, TN 37218
    Contact: Frank Baker
    Phone: (615) 499-1775
    Email: fbaker@gmail,com Consulting for Nonwoven Product and Process Development. Frank Baker Associates LLC Trifold Brochure.
  • Global Safety Management
    10006 Cross Creek Boulevard Suite 440
    Tampa, FL 33647
    Contact: Eric Stratis, Chief Sales Officer
    Phone: (813) 435-5161
    Email: eric.stratis@gsmsds.comWebsite: GSM 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
    Email: dave@consultgsi.comWebsite: 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
    UNITED STATESPhone:(203) 451-7799
    Email: Nonwoven Industry Statistics, Production Processes, Applications, Product Development, Patent Litigation
  • Holmes Consulting
    129 Kelekent Lane
    Cary, NC
    Contact: Rory Holmes
    Phone: (919) 600-1550
    Email: We 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
    UNITED STATESContact: 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
    UNITED STATESContact: Fred Hajduk, Sr. Consultant
    Phone: (650) 859-3774
    Fax: (650) 859-2182
    Email: fhajduk@sric.sri.comConsulting in chemical and fiber areas.
  • Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt
    (Patent Attorneys) Jenkins Wilson Taylor & HuntUniversity Tower, Suite 1400
    3100 Tower Blvd.
    Durham, NC 27707
    UNITED STATESContact: Richard Jenkins, Patent Attorney
    Phone: (919) 493-8000
    Fax: (919) 419-0383
    Email: rjenkins@jenkinswilsontaylor.comWebsite: www.jenkinswilson.comExperts in patent applications for nonwoven products.

    • Keiler

      304 Main Street
      Farmington, CT 06032

      Contact: Jerome Barrillon
      Phone: (860) 677-8821
      Fax: (860) 676-8164


      Full service marketing, strategy and advertising agency focusing on business-to-business.

  • Lifshutz Consulting12985 W. Kokopelli Drive
    Peoria, AZ 85383
    UNITED STATESContact: 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

Serving 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 UNITED STATES

    Phone: (404) 218-5552



    Consultant to general industry, equipiment sales, market research, project management.

  •   Mount Royal Management Consulting

128 Whisperwood Drive
Cary, NC 27518

Phone: (843) 505-1722


A consultant offering the nonwovens fabric industry management, marketing, business development, or technical consulting services.


  • Ost Holdings LLC

    100 Illinois Street
    Suite 200
    Saint Charles, IL 60174
    (630) 797-2103

Contact: Brandon Ost, Chief Executive Officer Phone: (630) 797-2103 Email:

  • Price Hanna Consultants LLC

    603 Fairway Dr. price hanna
    West Chester, PA 19382

    Contact: Pricie Hanna, Managing Partner
    Phone: (610) 793-1500

    Global management consulting services for the nonwoven and hygiene industries.

  • Recruiter Solutions International

    8850 Tyler Blvd Recruiter Solutions
    Mentor, OH 44060

    Contact: Lisa Sprowls
    Phone: (800) 992-3875
    Fax: (800) 992-3874


    Executive 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


    RespirTek, 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


    We 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.

  • Schlegel Und Partner

    Ludwigstrasse 6
    Weinheim, 69469

    Contact: Silke Brand-Kirsch
    Phone: 49-6201-99150
    Fax: 49-6201-99-1599

    Surveys targeting almost all nonwovens (durable and disposable) markets around the globe.

  • The Segue Group, LLC

    212 Breton Drive
    Greer, SC 29650-2842
    UNITED STATES           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

    Consultants 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

    SNS is a consultancy that specializes in managing the production of electrospun fibers.

  • Snyder & Associates, Inc

    18219 Town Harbour Road
    Cornelius, NC 28031

    Contact: James Snyder, President
    Phone: (704) 895-9895
    Fax: (704) 895-0376

    Snyder & Associates, Inc. is a Global Management Consulting firm with expertise in services for the nonwoven industry. Services include management of capital projects; negotiate major contracts for process equipment, raw materials, facility expansion and government incentive packages; and the startup of new facilities located domestically and internationally.

  • Southern Regional Research Center

    PO Box 19687
    New Orleans, LA 70179-0687

    Contact: Brian D. Condon
    Phone: (504) 286-4541
    Fax: (504) 286-4419

    Consultants 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

    Consultants 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


    Textile 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.”

  • Zene, LLC

    112 Point Shore Drive
    Goldsboro, NC 27534

    Contact: Thomas Justice, Consultant
    Phone: (919) 751-2995

    Consult for both roll goods manufacturers and filter fabricators in the areas of filter performance and associated testing and manufacturing equipment.