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World of Wipes 2014 call for papers

October 8, 2013

INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has issued its first call for presentations for the 2014 World of Wipes (WOW) conference set to take place June 2-5, 2014 in Minneapolis, MN.

Presentations at WOW will focus on a series of market and technical topics to provide opportunities for industry leaders to review the latest research, product innovation and market applications for all wiping products and their components. WOW will target end-use wipe manufacturers, converters and their suppliers.

Abstract topics
The WOW committee is currently inviting abstracts from the industry for the following topics:

• Antimicrobials
• Dry & Wet Wipes
• End-use Markets

     Baby & toddler wipes
     Hard surface
     Industrial, Healthcare, Food Service
     Personal care (adult)
• Raw Materials & Fibers
     Bicomponent fibers
     Binders-Standard and Specialty
     Biobased fibers
     PP & PET
     Rayon, Lyocel & Cotton
• Flushability & Dispersibility
• Machinery & Equipment
• Market Statistics & Data

     Emerging Markets
     Sales ($ million or tonnage) by type or region
• Packaging
     Flexible & Rigid
• Preservatives & Fragrances
• Substrate Formation


Abstract guidelines
Authors interested in presenting at WOW on these or related topics should submit an abstract electronically to Deanna Lovell ( Abstract submissions should be 1-2 paragraphs in length, include contact information (phone and email), and contain information on the relationship of the research to wipes or wipe manufacturing. Abstracts should be submitted no later than December 13, 2013. Authors will be notified about their abstract’s status within 30 days after confirmed receipt.

Dates to remember
Abstract submission deadline: December 13, 2013

For more information about WOW or INDA, please contact Deanna Lovell,, 919-233-1210, ext. 119.

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