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If you are a newcomer to the industry or you want to refresh your basics on nonwovens, this course is tailored for you.

This course offers: 

  • 1 module of 2 hours from 10.00 to 12.00 CET
  • An opportunity to learn about basic manufacturing technologies and materials being used for the wide range of today’s nonwovens products.
  • an online platform to meet and network with fellow professionals in the nonwovens industry
  • a good introduction if you intend to follow the nonwovens intermediate training courses or the absorbent hygiene products training or the filtration training course. All info about the other trainings can be found here

This course will cover the following topics: web forming technologies, web consolidation technologies, raw materials. It also comprises a brief introduction to standards, test methods and the production and consumption of nonwovens in Europe.

"Hi, I am Marines, Scientific & Technical Director at EDANA and your tutor for this course. I'll be more than happy to welcome you. I have at heart to make this experience enjoyable and instructive. You will be encouraged to participate and interact. It is also a good chance for you to make contacts with other players in the nonwoven industry." 

5 min.
Welcome, including practicalities concerning the WebEx
5 min.
Introduction of EDANA, the tutor and the training curriculum
5 min.
Applications and the definition of nonwovens
10 min.
Fibre basics
25 min.
Web forming technologies
20 min.
Web consolidation technologies
15 min.
Raw materials
5 min.
Standards and test methods
5 min.
Overview of nonwovens production and consumption in Europe
Q&A and discussion
Marines Lagemaat
Scientific & Technical Affairs Director

Marines Lagemaat is the Scientific and Technical 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.


EDANA Members: €109 excl VAT/person
Non-Members: €145 excl VAT/person

This course will be given from 10.00 to 12.00 CET

Discover what participants think about the course:

"Provides a good overview of manufacturing and classification of nonwovens"

"This webinar gives a good insight on how the production process works in real life" 

"It gives a good insight on materials, machines and processes in the nonwovens industry

"The webinar allows you to become more familiar with the nonwovens vocabulary" 

For any questions please contact
Anaëlle Schütz

Upcoming dates

12 September 2023 - 12 September 2023