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JUNE 27 - 30, 2022
Marriott Marquis Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
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WIPES Academy

The 2021 WIPES Academy: All Wipes Content
Stay ahead in your career and advance your skills with this deep dive into the world of wipes!

Monday  |  July 12  |  8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday  |  July 13  |  8:00 am – 1:00 pm

INDA/NWI Member: $1,995
Non-Member: $2,850

This course is essential for anyone working in any area of the multi-billion dollar wipes industry – including:

  • Raw materials and packaging suppliers
  • Brand and private label wipe converters
  • Retail buyers
  • Product developers

Please Note: This course is recommended for applicants who have completed the INDA Elementary Nonwovens Training Course or have two to four years' experience of basic nonwoven fabrics knowledge.

WIPES Academy registrants receive a $250 discount off the WOW full conference registration fee. Pre-registration is required.

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Instructor

Chris PlotzChris Plotz, INDA's Director of Education & Technical Affairs, is a business leader with 19 years of technical nonwovens related experience in global product management and product development. At INDA, Plotz directs, oversees, and expands education and training programs for all levels of industry members, manages the international harmonized standards activities, Product Stewardship activities, Technical Advisory Board, and key services areas that INDA operates for its members.

Previously, Plotz was the director of innovation with The Green Edge, management consultants, where he led product life cycle activities for sanitizing technologies. Plotz brings experience in global product management and product development within leading manufacturers including Parker Hannifin, ITW Pro Brands and BHA Technologies, Inc. He holds a Master of Textiles degree from North Carolina State University, a Master in Business Administration from Rockhurst University in Missouri, and a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. He is the author of five wet wipe patents and co-author of several patents pending.

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