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The Nonwovens Institute at World of Wipes 2023

Jul 21, 2023

NWI Returns from a Successful World of Wipes® Conference

A very successful 2023 WOW – World of Wipes® – conference was held this week in Atlanta, attracting nearly 500 registered attendees, including The Nonwovens Institute’s (NWI’s) Executive Director Professor Dr.…

Fi-Tech Inc. Joins NWI as 'Social Member'

Jul 20, 2023

NWI Welcomes Fi-Tech as a New ‘Social Member’

The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) is pleased to recognize Fi-Tech, Inc. for its decision to join more than 45 industry-leading organizations as a member of the Institute. Founded by Lee Bassett…

Prashant Desai, Ph.D., The Nonwovens Institute

Jul 10, 2023

Dr. Prashant Desai Reappointed to NWI Strategic Scientific Advisory Board

The Nonwovens Institute is extremely proud to announce the reappointment of Prashant Desai, Ph.D., to the Institute’s Strategic Scientific Advisory Board (SSAB) in recognition of his unique contributions in building…

Students presenting at The Nonwovens Institute's May 2023 IAB meeting.

Jun 27, 2023

NWI announces student awards at Spring 2023 Industrial Advisory Board meeting

Bringing together the best of both industry and academia is a hallmark of The Nonwovens Institute (NWI). Located in the heart of the vibrant Centennial Campus of North Carolina State…

NWI recognizes Pierre Grondin

Jun 6, 2023

NWI recognizes Pierre Grondin for his dedication to the nonwovens industry

After nearly 30 years of service to the nonwovens industry, The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) would like to congratulate Pierre Grondin on his career. “It has been a true pleasure working…

Spoolex Calemard Orion N-1800 Slitter/Rewinder at The Nonwovens Institute

May 31, 2023

NWI adds state-of-the-art Orion slitter/rewinder system

The Nonwovens Institute is pleased to announce our state-of-the-art Orion slitter/rewinder system is now available for developmental and commercial use. “We have completed installation and commissioning and are now ready…

The Nonwovens Institute's Spring 2023 IAB

May 24, 2023

NWI’s Spring 2023 Industrial Advisory Board meeting recap

The Nonwovens Institute’s Spring 2023 Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) meeting has adjourned, following a week of activity with NWI member companies joining students and faculty to consider research and engage…

Dr. Behnam Pourdeyhimi Headshot

May 2, 2023

Dr. Pourdeyhimi previews NWI’s upcoming Nonwoven Product Development & Innovation Short Course

The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) is offering its popular Nonwoven Product Development & Innovation Short Course August 13-16 at the Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh. This course, presented in…

NWI nonwovens training programs Feb.-Mar. 2023

Apr 17, 2023

NWI & INDA provide training to industry

During February and March, nearly 40 professionals from across the nonwovens industry attended training courses co-sponsored by the Nonwovens Institute (NWI) at North Carolina State University in Raleigh and INDA…

NWI's pilot labs on Centennial Campus at North Carolina State University

Apr 10, 2023

See NWI capabilities on display at INDEX™23

If you are attending the INDEX™23 exhibition next week in Geneva, members of The Nonwovens Institute will be showcasing technology that anchors our world-class pilot labs and supports our decades…