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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 23 - 26, 2019
  • Oct 15 - 18, 2019

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)

Dr. Benoit Maze joined the Nonwovens Institute in 2003 as a post-doc working on simulations of nonwoven structures and processes. After becoming a research assistant professor, his activities, in parallel to mentoring PhD students, shifted to product development until he became Assistant Director for Product Development or the Institute. Coming round circle, he is now the Assistant Director for Simulations.

Dave Rousse, President, INDA
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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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