Web Exclusive | February 2017
Nonwoven innovations at Minneapolis event
New developments in nonwovens technology will be featured at the Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry’s, (popularly known as TAPPI) Innovative Nonwovens Conference (NET Inc) to be held from from April 23-26 in Minneapolis, United States.
TAPPI is a 100 year old professional association and provides a platform for the nonwoven industry professionals to interact with peers and exchange technical information. Pete Wallace, an industry veteran who has been with TAPPI for over 35 years commented, “for the past 35 years, TAAPI, Nonwovens Division (TAPPI-NET) has been the most important source of networking I have had in the industry. TAPPI has been essential to my career and in enabling me to do the best job possible for the companies I have worked for.”
The conference provides a good mix of market information and technology. The event will kick start with two keynotes: Andrew Willis, Technology Director at filter media manufacturer Hollingsworth & Vose will talk about “New Trends in Filtration,” and David Allan, Editor for Nonwovens at RISI Inc, will provide a market report on nonwovens field.
A Special feature of this nonwovens conference is that it is co-located with PaperCon, the premier pulp and paper conference of TAPPI. This gives opportunity for nonwoven professionals to learn about allied fields.