The webinars will cover the most critical issues facing the North American nonwovens industry.
The webinars will cover the most critical issues facing the North American nonwovens industry.

The Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry (INDA) will hold a new series of three one-hour webinars on the most critical issues facing the North American nonwovens industry and they will take place on 16 and 25 March and 6 April.

The topics that will be covered are facemask performance standards, single use plastics (SUP) legislative policy issues, and industry impacts from recent capacity announcements in Spunbond/Spunmelt/”Spunlace” caused by the Covid-19 demand for wipes, medical gowns, and facemask materials.

The one-hour webinars will all be held at 11.00 am Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) in the US and details are as following.

1) Date: 16 March

Subject:  The new ASTM performance standard for general public face masks and the resultant design/product opportunities.

Presenters: Dave Rousse, president, INDA, and Jeff Stull, president, International Personnel Protection, Inc.

2) Date: 25 March

Subject:  Plastics concerns and the nonwovens industry.

Presenters: Dave Rousse, president, INDA, Jessica Franken, director of Government Affairs, INDA, and Tom Carlyle, Nonwovens commercial manager-Americas, Lenzing AG.
 

3) Date: 6 April

Subject:  Spunbond/Spunmelt/”Spunlace” capacity/demand scenarios prompted by Covid-19.

Presenters: Brad Kalil, director of Market Intelligence and Economic Insights, INDA, and Dave Rousse, president, INDA 

More information is available on the INDA website