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As our industry advances by leaps and bounds, it becomes more and more important to stay in-the-know. INDA is committed to bringing nonwovens professionals world-class educational opportunities.


The Professional Development Series: A New Series of Nonwovens Short Courses

INDA and North Carolina State University’s Nonwovens Institute (NWI) announce a jointly organized series of nonwovens short courses. This series will give industry professionals targeted and flexible opportunities to learn and advance career development goals.

Starting January 21, 2015, the Professional Development Series offers intense learning opportunities to newcomers, and Continuing Education Units to Intermediate and Advanced Series participants. The full series includes:

Elementary: With a focus toward professionals who are new to nonwovens, this 1.5-day course reviews the basic nomenclature, production processes, fabric attributes, market uses and trends of nonwovens. January 21-22, June 23-24, and September 29-30 at INDA’s Headquarters in Cary, NC. Learn more.

NEW! Intermediate Nonwovens Training: For industry professionals familiar with nonwovens or those with a more technical background, this new 3.5-day course combines INDA’s Advanced Course with elements of NWI’s Introduction to Nonwoven Products & Processes. Sessions at both INDA’s offices in Cary, NC and NWI’s state-of-the-art pilot lines and science/analytics labs at the NC State University campus in Raleigh, NC, March 9-12, August 11-14, and November 10-13. Learn more.

EXPANDED! Advanced Series: For industry participants looking for deeper knowledge in specific nonwoven areas. This series of courses includes Introduction to Spunbond & Meltblown Technology (February 3-6), Fabric Property Development and Characterization (April), Nonwoven Nanofiber and Microfiber Fundamentals and Applications (September 21-24), and a 5-day Capstone Course on Nonwoven Product Development (December 7-11). Taught by NWI instructors at the NWI at NC State University. All Advanced Series courses are offered once a year. Learn more.

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