Nelson Christopher Nelson

Sales Engineer, Curt G. Joa, Inc.

Chris Nelson has worked in capital equipment manufacturing for paper making, paper converting and hygienic disposable products since 1988. Chris' unique expertise within the hygiene industry ranges from equipment design/build to plant operations and includes product design & development. Working at Curt G. Joa, Inc., Chris designed and developed processes and products ranging from feminine hygiene through adult incontinence, in addition to non-hygiene products ranging from home care to medical nonwovens. Chris enjoys travel and the outdoors with his family in Plymouth, WI.

Thursday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Advanced Machinery

The Evolution of Lightweight Materials - And How to Run Them

The hygienic disposables industry has evolved to support market needs, and market competition has pushed producers to supply products manufactured with progressively lighter materials. Production requirements have challenged product designers and operations, along with manufacturers of the fabrics used in these articles. This presentation highlights some of the practical considerations, and adaptations of machinery that have supported this evolution, and offers a glimpse into solutions for the future.


Technical Textiles
Technical Textiles