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WHY become a member

10 great reasons to become a member

  1. Unparalleled networking opportunities

    • 21 Working Groups & 6 Steering Groups covering topics related to Durables, Industry & Supply Chain, Single Use, Communications & Advocacy, Product Stewardship, Outreach & Growth
    • Events - INDEX, Nonwovens Symposium, OUTLOOK, FILTREX, Nonwovens Research Academy
    • Workshops and webinars 
  2. Promotion

    • Inclusion of your company’s name in the EDANA members’ list, which is displayed on our website and distributed at all our events
    • Search engine of suppliers on the EDANA website
    • Interactive map
  3. Technical expertise

    • Harmonised standard test methods for the nonwovens industry (NWSP)
    • Technical Committees and participation in ISO and CEN
    • Technical documentation and resource library
  4. Issue management and product safety

    • REACH expertise
    • Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) expertise
    • Risk assessments
    • Issue monitoring and management
  5. Market data

    • Annual European Nonwovens Statistics
    • Worldwide OUTLOOK 2013-2028, the most accurate representation of the total worldwide production (joint publication with INDA)
    • the EDANA Statistics app on market intelligence and business resources
  6. Training & Education

    • The Nonwovens Learning Cycle
    • Absorbent Hygiene Products
    • Fundamentals in Filtration
  7. Public affairs

    • Representing your views to the EU
    • Dialogue with legislators and policy makers
    • Issue monitoring & actions
  8. Sustainability

    • Industry forum, exchange of best practices and the voice of the industry towards external stakeholders
    • Sustainability Reporting
    • Life Cycle Analyses and gap analysis for the nonwovens industry
  9. Innovation and Education

    • Training courses – learn more about nonwovens and absorbent hygiene products (expertise made available globally to US, Asia, Australia)
    • Workshops on innovation, intellectual property and REACH
    • Vision 2020 programme: better understand the growth and potential of the nonwovens and related industries over the coming ten years
  10. Global scope and outreach

    • Global business connections
    • Training courses in Brazil, India, Malaysia .. and Symposium in Dubai
    • Filtrex Asia in New Dehli, India, in conjunction with Business Coordination House (BCH)
    • Inventory of Regulations & Conditions of Trade of the Greater Arab Free Trade Agreement (GAFTA) Region
    • Global Nonwovens Summit
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