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News & announcements

  • 17/07/2012

    EDANA Announces Final OUTLOOK 2012 Programme

    EDANA, the International Association Serving the Nonwovens and Related Industries, and organiser of the world's annual premier nonwovens and personal care products conference, announced the full programme for OUTLOOK 2012 at the Rey Juan Carlos I Hotel in Barcelona, Spain, from the 26th to 28th September 2012.
  • 13/07/2012

    EDANA Announces Updated Board of Governors for 2012-2013 - Patricia Featherstone Elected Chairperson

    EDANA, the Association Serving the Nonwovens and Related Industries, has announced its new Board of Governors for 2012-2013. Patricia Featherstone (RKW) has been elected Chair of the Board of Governors following her previous role as vice-Chairperson. She will be supported by returning vice-co-Chairperson Gerd Ries (Johnson & Johnson), and Treasurer Paul Eevers (Unilever) who continue to serve for another term. Past Chair, Jean-Marie Becker (Suominen Nonwovens) will serve as vice-co-Chairperson together with Gerd Ries.
  • 12/07/2012

    EDANA 2011 Nonwoven Production Statistics - Continued Strengthening of Nonwovens Production

    Today EDANA, the International Association Serving the Nonwovens and Related Industries, released a public summary of its annual statistics on Nonwovens Production and Deliveries for 2011. This shows a growth in production volume for 2011 of 5.7%, with several market segments recording their best output ever in both tonnage and square metres, including baby diapers, medical, personal care wipes, civil engineering, automotive and agriculture.
  • 21/05/2012

    Keynote and New OUTLOOK Speakers Announced – Focus on Innovation, Trends, and Ecological Sustainability

    EDANA, the Association representing the nonwovens and related industries, and organiser of the annual conference for personal care products, today announced the keynote and additional speakers for its OUTLOOK conference in Barcelona in September 2012. After his impressive first appearance at OUTLOOK 2008 in Cascais, Portugal, we will welcome back Mr Vijay Vaitheeswaran from The Economist as a keynote speaker for OUTLOOK 2012.
  • 17/04/2012

    Nonwovens Research Academy Already Most Successful Since 2006

    Pierre Wiertz, general manager of EDANA, the international trade association representing the nonwovens and related industries, expressed his thanks to the members of the Nonwovens Research Academy Steering Committee, and the speakers, moderators, companies and research personnel that have gone into making this one of the most popular Research Academies in the Association’s history.
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