At its recent quarterly meeting, Washington, N.C.-based National Spinning Co. Inc. unanimously voted Dr. Behnam Pourdeyhimi to its Board of Directors. Pourdeyhimi is the Klopman Distinguished Professor of Textile Materials and the Associate Dean for Industry Research and Extension at Raleigh, N.C.-based North Carolina State University (NCSU), where he also serves as director of The Nonwovens Institute. In addition to his own research and teaching, Pourdeyhimi has been a consultant to more than 30 major research institutions and corporations. He also is a technical editor for Textile World.
“We could not be more excited to add Behnam to our board,” said James Chesnutt, chairman, National Spinning. “His input will be invaluable as we continue to expand our footprint in nonwovens and as our legacy yarn business evolves. Behnam’s breadth of experience and contacts will serve all our operating divisions well.”