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Personal Protective Equipment Workshop: Wipes

Topics: Nonwoven structure and fabric performance Nonwoven processes and materials for wipe fabrics Carding and hydroentangling Spunbond and coform Wetlaid Products, markets and trends Sustainability issues Product performance and functionality Single use vs. multiple use Testing and classification Workshop experience  – prototyping and characterization Registration Information: Cost per session per attendee: $1595 for non-NWI members…


IAB Meeting – May 2023

OVERALL SCHEDULE NWI Recruiting Showcase Online: Fri. May 5th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (tentative) Executive Committee Meeting In-person: Tue. May 16, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm IAB student presentation In-person: Tue. May 16, 12:00 pm – Wed. May 17, 5:00 pm (Zoom link will be provided for online attendees) IAB Student Poster Session In-person: Tue.  May 16, 4:45…

ITMA Milan 2023

Transforming the World of Textiles The world’s largest international textile and garment technology exhibition, ITMA highlights innovations that will help textile and garment manufacturers transform and grow their business.

Nonwoven Product Development & Innovation Short Course – June 2023

The Nonwovens Institute 1010 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

From stage-gate to patent landscaping to market intelligence and decision making via a hands-on case study – attendees will be exposed to the full lifecycle of nonwoven product development. This course integrates relationships, perspectives, and team dependencies between product design, manufacturing, purchasing, marketing, and business disciplines. Following the in-class portion of the course where attendees will learn about…

Intermediate Nonwovens Short Course – August 2023

INDA 1100 Crescent Green, Cary, North Carolina

Designed for industry professionals with nonwovens experience or a technical background, this 3.5-day course is a bridge between INDA's Elementary Nonwovens Training Course and the Advanced Courses of the Professional Development Series. INDA instructors will lead the class, with select guest speakers contributing to educational content. This educational course is aimed at making professionals and…

Fiber and Filament Extrusion Fundamentals Short Course – September 2023

The Nonwovens Institute 1010 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

The Fiber & Filament Extrusion Fundamentals Short Course will provide attendees a firm understanding of the critical variables and process parameters required to optimize extrusion processes for meltblown, spunbond and staple-fiber nonwovens. Key topics covered during this course include: Fiber morphology and defining the molecular aspects related to fiber orientation, crystallinity, amorphous volume, etc. Stress-strain…

RISE® 2023

Talley Student Union 2610 Cates Avenue, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, United States

The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) and North Carolina State University are proud to once again host RISE® – the Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics conference – in collaboration with INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, September 26-27, 2023. Attendees will experience a full two days of insights into nonwovens innovation and also have…