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EDANA Announces International Nonwovens Symposium Featuring Industry Advancements and New Technologies

EDANA announced the program of the International Nonwovens Symposium, to be held in Stockholm, Sweden on the 5th and 6th of May, 2009.
EDANA, the Association representing the nonwovens and related industries today announced the program of the International Nonwovens Symposium, to be held in Stockholm, Sweden on the 5th and 6th of May, 2009. With a focus on customer satisfaction, new ways to apply treatments and add value to nonwovens, regulatory aspects of the industry, the Symposium places business issues at the heart of the 2009 Symposium.

The event, open to all companies and individuals in the nonwoven and related industries, will focus on new developments in web-making and machinery, product development and treatments, REACH, nanotechnology developments for the nonwoven industry and perspectives on the industry.

In addition, a special section with key representatives of the supply chain will discuss industry issues in a panel discussion focusing on the nonwoven personal care market.

“Our members tell us that the key to ensuring the future health of their business is directly tied with new business approaches and innovative technologies.  This year’s Symposium features the technological developments and future of nonwovens, providing attendees with the tools they need to not only survive the current economic climate, but to continue to reach new markets and customers.” said Pierre Wiertz, General Manager of EDANA.

A table top exhibition will also be made available to organisations, allowing participants to not only network personally in the various forums and break times available, but to also provide more detailed information about their business and products.

The International Nonwovens Symposium, held each year by EDANA, is aimed at the broad nonwovens industry. The programme features a mix of technical and marketing papers on nonwovens in all type of applications. Attracting top-level speakers and audiences of hundreds of highly qualified nonwovens professionals, the Symposium is a unique chance to reach the most highly qualified audience of nonwovens professionals.

Registration can be made directly through the EDANA website at

EDANA, serves the nonwovens and related industries (previously known as the European Disposables and Nonwovens Association), and has more than 225 member companies in over 30 countries.  Its Mission is to create the foundation for sustainable growth of the nonwovens, absorbent hygiene products and related industries through active promotion, education and dialogue.  Information about other upcoming events can be found on

Other EDANA events not to be missed
  • OUTLOOK (23-24 September 2009, Malta)
For further information please contact:
Abby Bailey, Marketing and Communications Director, edana
Telephone: +32 2 734 93 10
Fax: +32 2 733 35 18
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