Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Advanced Apparels: India Chapter sets the stage to connect Indian

nonwovens and technical textiles professionals with the global industry

(ATLANTA) August 1, 2022 – TAPPI’s Nonwovens, Engineers and Technologists (NET) Technical Division, is pleased to announce the creation of Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Advanced Apparels: India Chapter; the first TAPPI Chapter in India exclusively for the nonwovens and technical textiles sectors. TAPPI is the world’s largest association of professionals in the pulp, paper, nonwovens, packaging and converting industries.

TAPPI’s NET Division, Committees and Chapters provide members regular opportunities to network, listen to presentations, stay up-to-date on technology and the latest developments. The addition of the Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Advanced Apparels: India Chapter strengthens the global nonwovens and technical textiles community. Indian scientists and researchers are encouraged to take part in the technical dialog and help advance the technology of this growing sector.

Industry professionals, academics and students in India are invited to join the TAPPI Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Advanced Apparels: India Chapter with an exclusive digital membership that includes 12 full months of membership, electronic issues of Paper360° magazine and TAPPI Journal, and the Caught in the NET e-newsletter.

Technical professionals, academia, and students in the Nonwovens Industry in India interested in joining please contact memberconnection@tappi.org

“Kumaraguru College of Technology in Coimbatore is pleased to host the inaugural Chapter of TAPPI in India, Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Advanced Textiles, as a way of creating a platform for the Indian advanced textiles sector to interact with the global industry at individual professional level,” said Saravanan Dhandapani, Ph.D., Principal of the college. “Our colleagues will work with the founding chairperson of Indian Chapter, Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar and TAPPI colleagues to grow the industry in India.”

The Nonwovens, Engineers and Technologists (NET) Division is made up of hundreds of technical students and professionals who assess and promote the broad nonwoven industry through the work of its volunteers. NET provides forums for presentation and discussion of relevant and leading-edge topics, in addition to networking opportunities and mentoring programs, to ensure best practices and technology transfer across our industry’s entire supply chain. Learn more about the Division.

About TAPPI:
TAPPI is the leading association for the worldwide packaging, paper, pulp, tissue and converting industries and publisher of Paper360° Magazine, Tissue360° Magazine and TAPPI Journal. Through information exchange, events, trusted content and networking opportunities, TAPPI helps members elevate their performance by providing solutions that lead to better, faster and more cost-effective ways of doing business. It has provided management training and networking to the industry’s leaders for more than 105 years. For more information, visit tappi.org.

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