Wednesday, 2/27/2019, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

New Developments in Nonwovens

This session will focus on new and emerging technologies in nonwovens manufacturing and product development. We will also focus on macro trends faced by the Nonwovens industry.
Subject to change without notice
  • Moderator: Distinguished Professor, Executive Director of Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center, North Carolina State University

    Behnam Pourdeyhimi is the Klopman Distinguished Professor of Textile Materials and Associate Dean for Industry Research and Extension. He also serves as the Director of the Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center at the College of Textiles at North Carolina State University.Behnam received his Ph. D. from Leeds University in 1982. This was followed by positions as a research scientist at NCSU and then at Cornell University. His distinguished academic career has taken him through University of Maryland (1984-1995) and Ga. Tech. (1995-1999) before returning to NC State.

  • Speaker: Deputy Director, The Nonwovens Institute, North Carolina State University
  • Speaker: Nonwoven, Head of Sales, Andritz
  • Speaker: Vice President of Sales, Nonwovens, American Truetzschler Inc.
  • Speaker: Manager, R&D Projects, Reifenhäuser Reicofil
  • Speaker: Market Manager - North America, Evolon