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Dave Rousse is president of INDA

IDEA19 will bring thousands of thought leaders in the nonwovens industry together for four days of training, exhibits and special programs, March 25-28, in Miami Beach, Fla. (Image courtesy of INDA.)

Q: IDEA is returning to Miami Beach this year.  How do you feel about that and what are some of the key features of IDEA19 that attendees should not miss?

A: We are delighted to be going back to Miami Beach and the Miami Beach Convention Center. This venue is ideally suited for our event, as the floor size and newly renovated meeting rooms are just what our exhibitors are looking for.  We occupy the entire site. 

Lenzing’s Tencel is receptive to special denim finishing techniques, allowing for advanced softness and drape, and for designers to develop articles for high fashion collections.

Jürgen Eizinger will succeed Wolfgang Plasser as Vice President of Global Business Management Nonwovens from March 1, 2019 onwards. Wolfgang Plasser will assume new role as lead of Global Quality Management (QM) & Technical Customer Service (TCS) to drive Lenzing’s quality control advancement and strategies on March 1, 2019. Lenzing strengthens commitment to robust customer-driven …

Stretch in denim jeans has been pioneered by Invista’s Lycra.

Global demand for resilient flooring is forecast to rise 3.9% per year to 3.7 billion square meters in 2022, outpacing growth for nonresilient flooring. Vinyl products – particularly LVT – are expected to gain market share, continuing the 2012-2017 trend. These and other trends are presented in Global Flooring, a new study from The Freedonia …

IDEA19 will bring thousands of thought leaders in the nonwovens industry together

Microban® International, the global leader in antimicrobial and odor control and prevention solutions, announced early January 2019 that they reached an agreement with Eigenmann & Veronelli SPA for distribution of Microban products in select European markets. Eigenmann & Veronelli will now distribute Microban’s full portfolio of antimicrobial and odor control technologies, including Scentry, Scentry Revive, …

Nolla Silver Polymer: Crystal-clear liquid polymer contains 7,500 to 120,000 ppm of active silver and is highly effective against viruses, bacteria and fungi.

Techtextil North America announced in December 2018 that SPESA (Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas) will hold its Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Wednesday, February 27th, in conjunction with the show’s 2019 edition. Since 2010, SPESA has hosted the Advancements Conference, which offers …