Annual nonwovens conference outlines innovation behind the science and is co-located with four other high powered events

Atlanta, GA, March 26, 2019 — TAPPI will host its annual Innovative Nonwovens Conference (NETInc), May 5-8, 2019 in Indianapolis, IN, USA. The event is co-located with four other highly anticipated events including PaperCon, TAPPI/IDCON Reliability & Maintenance, Recycled Paperboard Association, and the International Paper Physics Conference, giving attendees the opportunity to attend all five for one conference fee.

NETInc 2019 is the only nonwovens technical conference developed by engineers and technology experts to help individuals understand the science and how it impacts the market. It is a forum for industry experts and professionals to share and discuss the latest innovations, best practices and key issues affecting the industry.

The conference offers in-depth insights into new products, sustainability technologies, nano- and micro-technologies, functional finishes, and process advancements. The program features seven sessions highlighting:

  • State of the Industry
  • New Products
  • Sustainability
  • Process Advances I & II
  • Functional Finishes
  • Nano- and Micro-Technologies

On Monday, May 6, 2019, attendees will have the opportunity to hear keynote presentations from two industry leaders on the impact of advanced textiles on nonwovens:

  • Amit Kapoor, president and co-founder of First Line Technology, LLC, will present “Nonwovens and Advanced Textiles Innovations to Commercialization Pathway”
  • Andrew Aho, vice president of new business development at Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), will present “Advanced Textiles with Nonwovens in the U.S. Market.”

To learn more about program updates, multiple special events and receptions, exhibitor information, hotel offerings, and registration, visit


TAPPI is the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and converting industries and publisher of Paper360°, Tissue360° and TAPPI Journal.  Through information exchange, events, trusted content and networking opportunities, TAPPI helps members elevate their performance by providing solutions that lead to better, faster and more cost-effective ways of doing business. It has provided management training and networking to the industry’s leaders for more than 100 years. Visit