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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:

  • Feb 27 - Mar 2, 2018
  • 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.

Dive deeper into the world of nonwovens.

Designed for industry professionals with nonwovens experience or a technical background, this 3.5-day course is a bridge between INDA's Elementary Nonwovens Training Course and the Advanced Courses of the Professional Development Series.

The curriculum includes demonstrations of processes at The Nonwovens Institute on the campus of NC State University, at their state-of-the-art pilot lines and analytical characterization labs. Both INDA and NWI instructors will lead the class, with select guest speakers contributing to educational content.

This educational course is aimed at making professionals and their organizations more successful by providing:

  • Advanced nonwovens and engineered materials knowledge
  • In-depth understanding of processes, technologies, chemistries, and raw materials
  • Expanded business options for branded and private label products
  • Enhanced professional and personal growth
Ideal for professionals within:
  • R&D
  • Manufacturing and engineering
  • Business and product development
  • Production
  • Maintenance and plant production
  • Quality control technicians
  • Technical marketing and sales
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, textiles, or five years of relevant experience in nonwovens is recommended.
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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

Instructors

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

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