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Managing Partner, Price Hanna Consultants LLC

Pricie Hanna is a founding partner of Price Hanna Consultants, a management and technical firm established in 2011 which specializes in nonwovens, hygiene absorbent products, disposable wipes, key raw materials and related fields. Her expertise ranges from end product market trends to the demand and technical requirements for the raw materials, such as resins, fiber, fluff pulp, airlaid and cover stock nonwovens, film, superabsorbent materials, adhesives and elastics, used to make these products. 

For twenty-three years, Mrs. Hanna was Vice President of John R. Starr, Inc., and led the firm's consulting practice in hygiene absorbent products and nonwoven wipes. Prior to joining John R. Starr, Inc., Mrs. Hanna was Vice President – Finance, Planning and Administration for the Scott Nonwovens Division of Scott Paper Company. During sixteen years with Scott Paper, Mrs. Hanna held various corporate positions including Vice President – Corporate Planning; Vice President – Corporate Financial Services and Assistant Treasurer. Before joining Scott Paper, Mrs. Hanna was a corporate lending officer of Citibank in New York City. Mrs. Hanna received an A.B. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and completed the Executive Education Program in Corporate Financial Management at the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

Wednesday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Game Changers: Machine & Technology Developments

Exploring the Impact of New Generation Nonwoven Technologies On the Global Hygiene Industry

This presentation will characterize the importance of several new nonwoven technologies with high potential for specialty components in premium hygiene products, such as spunlaced, carded air-though bonded and other competing materials for ADL and elastic components This presentation will also provide perspective on the potential impact of new spunmelt polypropylene technology on the market and the return on capital investment advantages of early adopters who purchase new generation lines soon after each generation is introduced. In addition, a point of view will be offered on where high capacity versions of spunmelt polypropylene technology may be installed and where regional opportunities may arise to install lower capacity, high technology lines.

Hygienix 2017