Hygienix 2017 Program: Smart Hygiene, Market Disruptors and Odor Control

Cary, NC – July 31, 2017 – INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry announces the Hygienix 2017 conference program will emphasize industry breakthroughs in critical areas for the Absorbent Hygiene and Personal Care Markets, Nov. 6-9, 2017 at Renaissance Arboretum, Austin, Texas. This third edition of Hygienix is expected to gather over 500 business professionals to connect, engage, and advance their business during three days of educational program content, tabletop displays, industry receptions, organized networking, and absorbent hygiene workshop training.

“The strong industry support of the first two editions of Hygienix indicates we are providing a valuable forum for all businesses involved in the absorbent hygiene and personal care products sector. We anticipate this year’s event to be just as dynamic and valuable,” said Dave Rousse, INDA president. “Hygienix is the must-attend conference for anyone looking to advance in the absorbent hygiene and personal care industry. We will be providing the latest market intelligence, product insights, and opportunities for important connections.”

The full program includes 24 presentations from globally recognized and innovative speakers from consumer, industrial and retail brands, continence associations, baby care products, feminine hygiene market research firms, and leading companies across the absorbent hygiene and personal care market supply chain to address critical advances in topics such as:

  • Incontinence Perspectives: Consumer and Institutional; Product and Positioning Opportunities
  • Diapers: Smart and Sustainable
  • Leading the Upcycling of Absorbent Hygiene Products
  • Feminine Hygiene Disruptors
  • Thin – Pulpless Absorbent Product Performance
  • Cutting Edge Approaches to Odor Control
  • Game Changers: Machine and Technology Developments; Retail and Demographic

A sampling of companies presenting new products, technologies, materials, skin health, and odor control include:

Absorbent Hygiene Products Manufacturers Association
Advanced Absorbent Technologies, LLC
BASF Corporation
Bemis Company, Inc.
Bostik, Inc.
CenterBrain Partners, Inc.
Cotton Incorporated
Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH
GP Cellulose, LLC
H.B. Fuller Company
The Honest Co.
National Associations for Continence
NatureWorks LLC
Olfasense GmbH
Price Hanna Consultants
The Procter & Gamble Co.

In addition, the program includes presentations from three award finalists for the prestigious Hygienix Innovation Award™ that recognize innovation in consumer or institutional hygiene end products using nonwoven fabrics in an expansive way.

Other program highlights include the presentation of the INDA Lifetime Service and Lifetime Technical Award, Dining with Industry Thought Leaders, tabletop displays, industry receptions, and a unique 2.5 hour workshop on Absorbent Hygiene Products, led by Carlos Richer, Richer Investments.

Hotel reservations, sponsorship opportunities, and tabletop display reservations for 2017 are posted on the INDA website at

About INDA
INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, serves hundreds of member companies in the nonwovens/engineered fabrics industry in global commerce. Since 1968, INDA networking events have helped members connect, innovate, and develop their businesses. INDA educational courses, market data, test methods, consultancy, and issue advocacy help members succeed by providing them the information they need to better plan and execute their business strategies. For more information, visit, or download the INDA app for immediate updates.