Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, we have adapted our training course offer and are now happy to also offer an online version of our most successful training courses, so you can enjoy expertise and knowledge sharing from home! Have a look here for more information and to register.
This Absorbent Hygiene Products Training Course will give you a unique overview of all aspects of hygiene products, processes and markets. You will learn about the newest raw materials, manufacturing technologies, and the importance of product testing and evaluation.
Concentrating on baby diapers, femcare protection and adult incontinence, the course also includes a module on sustainability aspects of AHPs. Since learning goes in pair with doing, this course is designed to have the right balance between theory & practical exercices.
The number of delegates at each course is limited to 24, in order to encourage active participation and interactive communications with the external experts. This is also a great opportunity to make contacts with other players in the personal care products industry.
"Hi, I am Marines, Scientific & Technical Director at EDANA and your tutor for this course.
I'll be more than happy to welcome you on my course. I have at heart to make this experience enjoyable and instructive. You will be encouraged to participate, interact and think as a team. It is also a good chance for you to make contacts with other players in the AHPs & personal care industry."
History, design challenges, product families
Specific on the various product families
Composition of absorbent hygiene product
Manufacturing, products and trends
Product performance, laboratory and panel testing
Overview of converting technologies
Overview of health aspects and environmental considerations
Market size and trends
Cédric Schoorens has more than 20 years' experience in the field of Disposable Absorbent Hygiene Product Testing and highly contributes to set up mannequin tests worldwide. Former Quality Manager of the very well-known Courtray Consulting institute, Cédric joined SGS in 2014. Today, he is in charge of technical and strategic questions in close relation with the Hygiene industry, standard working groups and other associations.
Dr. Stefan Eller joined H.B. Fuller in 1992 after graduating with a Ph.D. grade from Hamburg University. At Hamburg University he studied Chemistry and wrote a thesis about inorganic polymer systems in association with a research group at Durham University, United Kingdom.
Dr Eller began his career at H.B. Fuller as a hot melt adhesive R&D chemist and graduated through varying technical positions. As the European Technical Service Manager for EIMEA Hygiene, Dr. Eller heads up the technical centres of excellence where his team carry out extensive evaluations of hygenic disposable articles. This provides an invaluable service to customers to understand the adhesive performance within the final product. The team also offer collaborative training workshops both at our Lüneberg Adhesive Academy and on customer own sites. Other capabilities include production line simulation via our state of the art coater operated by industry experts, so customers are able to test and trouble shoot without sacrificing line time. All services to drive innovation and technical excellence for the hygiene market.
Marines Lagemaat is the Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Director for EDANA, the international Association representing the nonwoven and related industries, a position he has held since September 2014.
Based in Brussels, Marines is responsible for managing the internal and external activities related to scientific and technical affairs in order to support the nonwoven industry, in all its applications: personal and household hygiene, medical protection, filtration, automotive, and construction. In this role he’s involved in the development and implementation of standards and their related test methods that serve as a reference for the industry and for fair trade. In addition, Marines manages various training and education programmes designed to provide technical and application-oriented support. Marines is of Dutch nationality.
The fee includes comprehensive delegate notes, a glossary of terms, samples, lunches, one evening meal and coffees.
Both technical and marketing persons will benefit from attending this course. As they are likely to be involved with producers, suppliers, converters and retailers within the industry.
This Training Course is organised by EDANA. The association organises INDEX™, the world’s largest nonwovens exhibition. EDANA has over 270 member companies in 36 countries.
The course language is English. The tutor will speak clearly and make extensive use of visual aids, videos and samples. Active participation is encouraged from all delegates.
Delegates completing the course will receive a certificate.
Each course is limited to around 24 delegates.
Avenue Herrmann Debroux 46
1160 Brussels, Belgium
EDANA has reserved a number of single rooms at the NH Collection City Centre at a special rate about of € 170 per night, including breakfast. In order to receive this special rate, an hotel booking form will be provided to you once we have received your registration for the training course.