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NWI Executive Committee Appointments

Jun 3, 2024

NWI Industrial Advisory Board Elects New Executive Committee Leadership

The Industrial Advisory Board of The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) elected two new leaders for its Executive Committee.

GDC, NWI Member Graphic

May 31, 2024

NWI Welcomes GDC as a New ‘Full Member’

The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) is pleased to recognize GDC for its decision to join more than 45 industry-leading organizations as a member of the Institute.

Spring 2024 NWI Industrial Advisory Board Meeting

May 17, 2024

Spring 2024 Industrial Advisory Board Recap

NWI's Spring 2024 Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) meeting has adjourned following three days of activities focused on advancing the Institute’s nonwovens research portfolio.

Aja Labs Joins NWI as Start-Up Member

May 7, 2024

NWI Welcomes Aja Labs as a New ‘Start-Up Member’

The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) is pleased to recognize Aja Labs for its decision to join more than 45 industry-leading organizations as a member of the Institute.

NWI's Benoit Maze, Ph.D., and Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Ph.D., lead training courses at NWI.

Apr 23, 2024

[Instructor Q&A] Nonwoven Fabric Property Development and Characterization Short Course

Expert instructors discuss key points to be covered in this training.

Sophie-Nunno Gorbachev, The Nonwovens Institute, NC State University

Apr 19, 2024

Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev, Direct-to-Textile 3D Printing

The objective of my NWI research project is to develop a better understanding surrounding direct-to-textile 3D printing, to investigate 3D-printed structures and prototypes, and to study the interaction between 3D-printed parts and fabric.

NWI Student Researchers Who Will Graduate In May 2024

Apr 16, 2024

Congratulations to 3 NWI Ph.D. Student Researchers Who Will Graduate In May

NWI is proud to recognize Vinod Balakrishnan, Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev, and Pallav Jani for completing their Ph.D. studies.

The Nonwovens Institute's Spring 2024 IAB Preview

Apr 10, 2024

[Preview] NWI’s Spring 2024 Industrial Advisory Board Meeting

NWI’s Spring 2024 Industrial Advisory Board Meeting will be held May 14-16 on the Centennial Campus of NC State University.

Angelo Corino, The Nonwovens Institute, NC State University

Apr 2, 2024

[NWI Behind the Scenes] Angelo Corino, Lab Manager

Angelo Corino is a Research Engineer/Lab Manager responsible for the Meltblown and Spunbond/Hydroentangling Labs at The Nonwovens Institute (NWI).

DiloGroup CEO Johann Philipp Dilo with the new MicroPunch at ITMA 2023.

Mar 28, 2024

Emerging Trends and Applications In Nonwovens

In the Jan/Feb edition of Textile World magazine, Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Ph.D., NWI's Executive Director, highlighted some thought-provoking trends in nonwovens.