North Carolina, United States – INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announced today that it is responding to the needs of its members to help up-and-coming professionals positively view the dynamic, professional career opportunities in the nonwovens and engineered fabrics industry.
The INDA Board of Directors recently voted to increase the association’s 21 full-time member staff by adding the new role of Assistant Director of Career Services. This position will enhance INDA members’ existing college recruiting efforts, and share an industry overview and a general perspective on the business skills that INDA members are looking for in young professionals.
“Working in tandem with our member companies recruiting efforts, this new hire will position the industry, its products, and the markets that are important to its members as rewarding career choices for college seniors,” said Dave Rousse, INDA President.
“The growing, technology-driven engineered materials business offers the kind of career opportunities young professionals want globally. INDA is uniquely positioned to tell this story to facilitate member recruiting efforts.”
INDA’s network of member services includes organization of conferences and expositions, training courses, global outreach to advance partnerships with like-minded associations and organizations, issue advocacy, product stewardship, market statistics, award recognitions and thought leadership
According to INDA’s third annual North American Nonwovens Supply Report, North American nonwovens capacity has increased an average of 5.4 percent per year from 1990 to 2015. This increase is outpacing U.S. real GDP, which grew at 2.4 percent per year over the same period. During this time the industry has more than quadrupled in size.