This week at IDEA, nonwovens industry professionals can take advantage of INDA’s new series of highly focused short course learning opportunities covering the essentials of several areas of nonwovens. These courses, which will be held Tuesday and Wednesday are designed for newcomers seeking to learn the key elements of making nonwovens as well as for professionals with two or more years of nonwovens experience seeking enhanced knowledge of technical design and performance with the absorbent hygiene products, wet wipes, air filtration and liquid filtration areas.
Each course presents essential knowledge with on-point content. They’re taught by leading industry and technical experts including educational professionals and accomplished industry veterans.
The course on wet wipes will be held Tuesday, March 26 and Wednesday March 27 from 9 a.m.-noon and will be led by Rob Johnson, principal, Smith, Johnson & Associates.
Absorbent hygiene, with a focus on diapers and incontinence, will be held Tuesday, March 26 1- 4p.m. and will be led by Terry Young, the developer of one of the first in-house training courses from P&G’s in-house training program. Young will lead a similar class, with a focus on feminine hygiene, March 27 1-4 p.m.
Behnam Pourdeyhimi, founding executive director of the Nonwovens Institute and a professor in the College of Textiles at North Carolina State University, will lead to filtration-related courses. A course dedicted to air filtration will be held Tuesday, March 26 from 1-4 p.m. and another covering liquid filtration will be held Wednesday, March 27, 1-4 p.m.