INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, Cary, NC, has named Steve Ogle its new technical director. A long-time veteran of the nonwovens and technical textiles industry, Mr. Ogle replaces Cos Camelio, who is retiring in June after six years as technical director of the association. Mr. Ogle will join INDA prior to the IDEA07 International Engineered Fabrics Exposition and Conference, April 24-26, 2007 in Miami Beach, FL.
Mr. Ogle joins the association from Leggett & Platt, Inc., Nashville, TN, where he most recently served as vice president—research and development since 1997. Prior to that, he spent 10 years in L&P’s nonwovens manufacturing division, where his responsibilities included managing the new testing/research lab for L&P’s nonwovens manufacturing division, establishing and managing the company’s QC programs and coordinating intellectual property activities working with outside and in-house council.