CARY, N.C. — January 25, 2012 — Aiming to provide information on the entire range of nonwoven
bonding and converting technologies, the agenda for the inaugural Converting and Bonding (CAB) 2012
Conference includes sessions ranging from Machinery Technology to Market Applications as part of
the three-day event, set for April 17-19, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, S.C.
The CAB Conference, which has its roots in the highly successful Needlepunch™ Conference
organized by INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, now encompasses all bonding
technologies plus the addition of converting, The new conference will cover the entire range of
nonwoven bonding technologies, including needlepunch, spunlace, chemical, spray, foam, powder,
stitch, thermal, through-air and ultrasonic.
Highlights of the inaugural CAB 2012 Conference include:
- The latest converting applications using ultrasonic, coating, laminating, and laser
- New market opportunities and applications in medical, military, alternative energy, automotive,
geotextiles, building/construction, protective barriers and more
- New capabilities in converting
- Machinery technology — needlepunch
- Bonding and Converting tutorials
- Innovations in thermal and other bonding technologies
- Latest trends and developments in sustainability, raw materials and governmental affairs
“We have expanded our very successful Needlepunch Conference to include a host of bonding
technologies utilized by the entire nonwovens industry,” explains INDA President Rory Holmes. “The
CAB Conference will attract a larger, more diverse audience looking for information on and
solutions for their bonding and converting needs.”
Another special feature of CAB 2012 will be a Speed Networking Lunch that will allow
attendees to meet more people in two hours than they would on their own during this event.
Participants will have three minutes to connect with a fellow attendee before the bell is rung and
they move on to their next contact.
Like all INDA conferences, CAB will also provide ample time for networking, with multiple
receptions and table-top events scheduled to bring attendees together in a more informal setting.
For more information on the inaugural Converting and Bonding (CAB) Conference, April 17-19,
2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, S.C.:
Posted on February 1, 2012