Conferences & Activities

A dedicated international conference for nonwoven industry development is a significant part of ANDTEX 2019. At the forum, the nonwoven specialists from Europe, Japan, China, US, Thailand, and other countries and regions will share their expertise through:

  • Keynotes
  • Plenary session
  • Panel discussion workshops
  • Best practices

ANDTEX 2019 Conference Programme

May 15-16, 2019 (Silk 1 & 2 room, BITEC, Bangkok)

The Health and Industry Benefits of Nonwoven Technology Expands in Thailand and Throughout Southeast Asia

*The conference will be conducted in English and provided translation in Thai.

DAY ONE May 15, Wednesday
MORNING Exhibition Opening Ceremony
13:00-13:10 Opening Remark Representative from Thailand Government
Representative from EJK
13:10-13:40 Keynote Address
Thailand Government Policies for Nonwovens on Different Industry
Dr. Chanchai Sirikasemlert
President, Thailand Textile Institute
13:40-14:10 Overview of Nonwoven Industries and Technologies Utilized in Thailand Chureerat Prahsarn, Ph.D.
Principal Researcher, Advanced Polymer Technology Research Group, National Metal and Materials Technology Center, National Science and Technology Development Agency
14:10-14:20 Break
14:20-14:50 Keynote Address
Thailand's Growing Nonwovens Business
Mr. Tetsuya Horii
President, Teijin Thailand
14:50-16:00 Panel Discussion
Filtration-Regulation and Technology, Positive Impact of Nonwovens on Decreasing Pollution and Other Health Hazards to the Public
Dr. Chuanxiong Zhang
Secretary General, China Nonwovens & Industrial Textiles Association (CNITA)

Mr. Shi-Chung Chen
Chairman, Taiwan Nonwoven Fabrics Industry Association (TNFIA)

Mr. Socrates Ng
President, Hong Kong Nowovens Association (HKNA)

Mie Kaiyama, Ph.D.
Assistant to General Manager Technology & Production Division Filter Project Manager, Teijin Frontier Co Ltd
16:00-16:10 Closing Remark/ End of Day One

DAY TWO May 16, Thursday
09:00-09:05 Opening Remark Representative from EJK
09:05-09:35 Keynote Address ExxonMobil
09:35-10:05 Recent Market Trends of Asian Nonwovens Mr. Hideo Tsuchiya
Secretary General (Deputy), Asia Nonwoven Fabrics Association (ANFA)
10:05-10:35 Learning 30 Years of Experience in Global Products Stewardship Guidance for Absorbent Hygience Products Mr. Sean Kerrigan
Director of Communications and Media Relation, EDANA
10:35-10:50 Break
10:50-11:20 Health & Hygiene in Thailand to Improve Personal Well Being Department of Medical Science MoPH (Invited)
11:20-13:00 Panel Discussion
Spunbonded, Spunmelted and Carding Technologies and Applications
Dipl. Ing. Markus Müller
Director, Sales,Member of Board Reicofil GmbH & Co. KG

Dr. Susanne Jary
Head of Global Business Management (Wipes), Lenzing AG
Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft – India

Mr. Dominic Prömpler
Area Sales Manager, Trützschler
13:00-14:00 Break
14:00-14:30 Trend of Nonwoven Technologies in the World Dr. Osamu Yaida
Advisor, All Nippon Nonwovens Association (ANNA)
14:30-15:00 Keynote Address
Disposable Hygience Products and Producdtion Trends-Nordson's Solution
Mr. Anthony Lim
Business Manager, Nonwovens, S.E.A.Nordson
15:00-15:30 CHTC Jiahua's Innovation and Development of Biocomponent Spunbond Nonwoven and Cotton Spunlace Nonwoven Mr. Kevin Cao
Vice General Manager, Technical &Quality &Product, CHTC Jiahua Nonwoven Co Ltd
15:30-15:40 Closing Remark/ End of Conference

(This program is subject to the final confirmation of event organizer.)