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Intermediate: 3.5-Day Course

Intermediate Nonwovens Training

Professional Development – Intermediate

For industry professionals familiar with nonwovens

Offered three times annually:

  • Jul 24 - 27, 2018
  • Oct 23 - 26, 2018

INDA Headquarters
Cary, NC and
The Nonwovens Institute
NC State University
Raleigh, NC

INDA/NWI Member: $2,450
Non-member: $3,495

Multiple registrants from the same company receive a discount. A comprehensive guide of instruction and reference material is provided to each attendee.


Lead Instructor: Ed Thomas, Head of Research and Product Development, First Quality, Fiberweb, (retired)

Brad Kalil, Director of Market Research & Statistics, INDA

David Nelson, Industrial Extension Specialist, The Nonwovens Institute, 3M, (retired)

Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Ph.D., The William A. Klopman Distinguished Chaired Professor of Materials in the College of Textiles at North Carolina State University, Associate Dean for Industry Research and Extension in the College of Textiles, Founding Executive Director of The Nonwovens Institute

Dave Rousse, President, INDA

Stephen Sharp, NWI Pilot Facilities Manager, The Nonwovens Institute

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Professional Development
Intermediate covers

  • Fundamentals of fibers and materials
  • Web formation technologies
  • Fabric bonding technologies
  • Fabric finishing and converting
  • Testing and characterization
  • Nonwoven products and markets
  • Future direction of the industry and technologies
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